A boy plays hide-and-seek in an east London market.

A game of hide-and-seek in an east London market becomes a portrait of a young boy. Elyas ducks, dives, slips and slides his way through the crowds of people.

Dancer – Elyas Addo
Director and Choreographer – Katy Pendlebury
Offline Editor – Dominik Rippl
Cameraman – Dominik Rippl
Original Music – Nima Tehranchi
Cello – Joanna Quail
Online Editor – Nicki Lang


Dance On Screen, The Place, London, November 2006 – Winner, Emerging Filmmaker’s Production Award. Reeldance International Dance On Film Festival 2008, Melbourne, Australia and the Reeldance touring programme to cities in Australia and New Zealand, Cinedans Amsterdam 2008


Live Screen at Sadler’s Wells February 2007, Moving Virtual Bodies 2007 (touring programme to cities in Italy curated by Gitta Wigro & supported by the British Council), Trip the Light Fanstastic Toe artist’s cabaret curated by Guiliana Majo and Jose Vidal, London Spring 2009


Winner, Emerging Filmmaker’s Production Award, Dance On Screen, The Place, November 2006


elyas is one part of a triptych of dance portraits which make up the film Trace.

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