The Place

The Place
17 Duke's Road, London, WC1H 9PY
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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.

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There are 8 events at this location

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The Adventures Of The Little Ghost

A dance piecebBased on the book of the same name by popular children's author Ottfried Preussler, about a little ghost that wanders the castle at night and his only wish is to be able to go out in daylight, one last time.

Disappearing Acts

Flexer and Sandiland's new performance looks at the idea of illusion and its disintegration using choreography. It draws on personal stories and political threads around darkness.

Thu 27 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Fri 28 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Sat 29 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Fresh 2016

Short extracts from various performances, including Leviathan and Hyena, plus new pieces by Shift.

Sat 26 Nov

£14 (£9) / 020 7121 1100


Multi-award winning choreographer James Wilton re-imagines Herman Melville's seminal novel Moby Dick as a titanic battle between man and nature, using his trademark blend of athletic dance, martial arts, capoeira and partner-work.

Tue 15 Nov

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Wed 16 Nov

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

London Contemporary Dance School Presents Collaborations 2016

Undergraduate students from London Contemporary Dance School performs selection of new pieces in collaboration with either design students from Wimbledon College of Art, composers from Guildhall School of Music & Drama or moving image students from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.

…and 5 more dates until 8 Dec

Modern Table: Darkness Poomba

Choreographer Kim Jae-Duk and his group of dancers and musicians use Korean traditional dance and hotwire it with thrilling live music inspired by ancient Korean song.

Tue 25 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Plan B For Utopia

A playful dance theatre work by Dundee-based company Joan Cleville Dance. Performers Solene Weinachter and John Kendall explore the notion of utopia and the role that imagination can play as a driving force for change in our personal and collective lives.

Thu 10 Nov

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Vincent Dance Theatre: Virgin Territory

Four adults and four children negotiate uncomfortable truths in the acclaimed company's blackly humorous explore of the culture we live in, where bodies are exposed, identities are faked and our deepest truths remain hidden.

Wed 2 Nov

£12 preview; £16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Thu 3 Nov

£12 preview; £16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Fri 4 Nov

£12 preview; £16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Sat 5 Nov

£12 preview; £16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

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