The Place

The Place
17 Duke's Road, London, WC1H 9PY
  • Telephone 020 7121 1100
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  • Website www.theplace.org.uk
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The Place

A centre for contemporary dance uniting dance training, creation and performance in one space. The venue hosts dance classes for adults and children, vocational training as part of London Contemporary Dance School and is home to touring company Richard Alston Dance Company. The in-house theatre, the Robin Howard Dance Theatre, presents over 200 performances a year, including a new year platform season Resolution!, and Spring Loaded, a season of works by independent UK artists supported by The Place.

The nearest tube stations to The Place are Euston and King's Cross St Pancras, where there are also car parks. There are metered parking spaces in the roads around The Place and reserved spaces for Blue Badge holders outside each entrance.

Events at this venue

There are 18 events at this location

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2Faced Dance Company: Outlands

A stunning triple bill of contemporary dance that showcases and celebrates up-and-coming female choreographers Hemabharathy Palani, Roonita Mookerji and Emma-Jayne Park, and will reflect on the deep cultural ties between India and the UK.

Tue 3 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

2Faced Dance Company: What The Moon Saw

Alone in the world and scared of the dark, young Jack opens his bedroom curtains to find a familiar friendly face, The Moon, who teaches him to be brave and adventurous. A production, inspired by Hans Christian Anderson, by the Hereford-based dance company.

Wed 20 Dec

£14 (Children £8) / 020 7121 1100

  • 12:00
  • 15:00

Thu 21 Dec

£14 (Children £8) / 020 7121 1100

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Fri 22 Dec

£14 (Children £8) / 020 7121 1100

  • 11:00

Caroline Bowditch & Company: Snigel And Friends

Snigel, the inquisitive snail, is preparing to go on an adventure. Before they set off, join Snigel in their cozy home underneath the leafy canopy; a colourful, sensory world where Snigel's insect friends come to visit. They dance and play in the undergrowth and help Snigel pack for their journey while listening to live…

Fri 27 Oct

£10 / 020 7121 1100

  • 13:00
  • 15:15

Sat 28 Oct

£10 / 020 7121 1100

  • 11:30

Fresh

An evening of bitesize extracts from up-and-coming companies, including acrobatic works, modern, street and more.

Sat 25 Nov

£14 (£9) / 020 7121 1100

  • 19:00

The Humane Body

Rich dance experiences for sighted, partially sighted and blind audiences. The Humane Body is a project that investigates ways to create rich dance experiences for sighted, partially sighted and blind audiences. Over one day there are shows from across Europe in which all your senses are engaged in experiencing dance. £10…

Sat 21 Oct

£10 / 020 7121 1100

  • 16:00
  • 18:00
  • 20:00

Igor And Moren: Andante

ANDANTE is walking, dancing and celebrating. It is an invitation to pause, to connect with your senses, to be in a room with strangers and not have to say anything. It is a step - and more steps - into the cloud of uncertainty, time and imagination. Andante is an exploration of perception. The theatre is filled up with…

Thu 2 Nov

£16 ( £12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Fri 3 Nov

£16 ( £12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Sat 4 Nov

£16 ( £12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Joan Cleville Dance: The North

A whimsical story of a young man's journey in search for meaning in an unpredictable environment blending elements from dance, physical theatre and puppetry.

Wed 8 Nov

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Let Me Change Your Name

Let Me Change Your Name embodies the wit and choreographic complexity of Eun-Me Ahn's work, moving from deep solemnity through to nonchalant exhibitionism and psychedelic abandon.

Tue 24 Oct

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Wed 25 Oct

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Leviathan

James Wilton Dance's version of the Moby Dick story.

Fri 10 Nov

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

LiveVibe Samples & Interpolations

A rare opportunity for young artists from the world of dance, music and spoken word to present work in a professional environment, as well as the invaluable experience of performing in a top arts venue alongside established professional companies.

Sat 2 Dec

£16 ( £12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 19:30

Medea, Written In Rage

Jean Rene Lemoine's re-imagined tale of the ancient Greek legend Medea, translated, adapted, and directed by Neil Bartlett and performed by Francois Testory.

Thu 5 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Fri 6 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Sat 7 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Pivot Dance

A double-bill evenings of contemporary dance by international choreographers, with Joseph Toonga's Daughter Saughter: Before I Met You and Elena Giannotti's Floating House performed.

Wed 11 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 19:30

Pivot Dance

A double-bill evenings of contemporary dance by international choreographers, with Dario Tortorelli's D No Body 5 and Sivan Rubinstein's Maps performed.

Wed 18 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 19:30

Pivot Dance

A double-bill evenings of contemporary dance by international choreographers, with Inne I Ivan Perez's Becoming and Georgia Nardin's Minor Place performed.

Sat 14 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 19:30

Protein: Border Tales

  • 3 stars

A thought-provoking yet poignant commentary on multicultural Britain through dance, live music and dialogue compiled from the performers' personal experiences. Border Tales looks at post-Brexit Britain seen through the eyes of an international cast and gazes satirically on stereotypical thinking about migrant outsiders…

Tue 14 Nov

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Wed 15 Nov

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Thu 16 Nov

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 18 Nov

Requardt & Rosenberg: DeadClub

A contemporary piece exploring mortality, from the creators of Electric Hotel, Motor Show and The Roof.

Thu 21 Sep

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Fri 22 Sep

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 19:00
  • 21:00

Sat 23 Sep

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 19:00
  • 21:00
…and 5 more dates until 30 Sep

Touch Wood

A chance to view new works-in-progress by Vera Tussing, Sinead Rushe, Gracefool Collective and Nevena Stojkov.

Thu 21 Sep

£5 / 020 7121 1100

  • 19:30

Vincent Dance Theatre Shut Down

The theatre group joins forces with Audio Active, to premiere a modern dance piece which combines elements of street dance, testimonials and rapping.

Tue 28 Nov

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

Wed 29 Nov

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

  • 20:00

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