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 5 events at this location

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The Author's Craft Workshop

Alongside The Place and Avant Garde Dance Company's production of Fagin's Twist, The Place presents The Author's Craft Workshop (with the Charles Dickens Museum). Enjoy a complimentary pre-show drink, grab a quill and pen your own modern classic! This interactive and sociable workshop explores how Dickens published and…

Fri 30 Sep

£5 / 020 7121 1100

Avant Garde Dance And The Place Present Fagin's Twist

Tony Adigun's mismatched contemporary hip hop piece about Charles Dicken's infamous villain, re-imagining his youth in the face of overwhelming poverty.

Wed 28 Sep

Thu 29 Sep

Fri 30 Sep

…and 13 more dates until 15 Oct

Dance Umbrella: Hege Haagenrud: Use My Body While It's Still Young

Four performers aged 65 to 79, all of whom have had long and successful careers as dancers, confront our preconceptions with the reality and sensuality of ageing with music, played live by composer Rebekka Karijord video footage and recordings of personal stories.

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

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.

Mon 24 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Tue 25 Oct

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

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