Dancer, Teacher, Choreographer, Singer, Model

Eshe Blake-Bandele completed the Foundation course and BPA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance at NSCD in 2011. She joined postgraduate company VERVE in 2012 where she performed works by choreographers such as Milan Kozanek, Lea Anderson and Akram Kahn.

After leaving NSCD, Eshe joined African contemporary dance company Keneish Dance, with whom she completed a national tour. She then decided to shift her focus towards community dance in her hometown of Leicester, where she lectures on a BTEC-level course at Studio 79. Her choreography has been shown at Curve Theatre, Sue Townsend Theatre, The Haymarket Theatre and the Excel Arena in London.

Alongside her dance career, Eshe is a freelance model and a professional singer with her band BBNCBD, who have a single being released early in 2019 and two more singles currently being recorded.

Image by Jamie Allsop.