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.

Event times

There are 19 events at this location

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Alessandro Sciarroni: Joseph Kids

A solo performer explores the wonders of technology as a vehicle for creativity as a live feed of him is projected, distorted, duplicated and deconstructed on a giant screen.

The Casement Project

Fearghus O Conchuir choreographs a performance featuring six dancers addressing the legacy of 1916, the hanging of the British peer Roger Casement and today's questions of belonging and becoming. Contains scenes of full nudity and explicit adult themes.

Sat 11 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Sun 12 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

The Cohan Lecture 2016

Sir Ken Robinson PhD delivers an informative talk centring on why he believes dance is as important as maths in education.

Sat 18 Jun

£5 / 020 7121 1100

Easter Dance Courses

Create your own timetable and chose from a selection of dance classes for all ages and abilities being taught by world class companies and inspiring artists including Protein, Mark Bruce Company, James Cousins Company, Richard Alston Dance Company and more.

Mon 2 May

Prices vary / 020 7121 1100

Tue 3 May

Prices vary / 020 7121 1100

Wed 4 May

Prices vary / 020 7121 1100

…and 20 more dates until 1 Jun

EDge

The postgraduate performance group of London Contemporary Dance School present a new showcase of work drawn from an outstanding line-up of contemporary choreographers.

Fri 20 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 834934

Sat 21 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 834934

Thu 23 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 834934

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EDge, London Contemporary Dance School's Postgraduate Company

Drawing on diverse influences including ballet, krumping, physical comedy, film and cabaret, Alexander Whitley, Joseph Toonga, Philippe Blanchard, Tom Roden and the 13 dancers of EDge deliver a night of dance at the cutting edge of performance.

Thu 23 Jun

Fri 24 Jun

Sat 25 Jun

Hospitable Bodies: The Casement Symposium

Academics and artists discuss Roger Casement's legacy and the work of contemporary creatives, curated by choreographer, Fearghus O Conchuir.

Fri 3 Jun

Ticketed free, phone for availability / 020 7121 1100

INTOTO Dance 2016

London Studio Centre presents a mixed programme of works by up-and-coming choreographers including Freddie Opoku-Addai, Luke Brown, Gemma Nixon and Eleesha Drennan.

Tue 14 Jun

£12 (£7) / 020 7121 1100

Wed 15 Jun

£12 (£7) / 020 7121 1100

Liz Aggiss: Slap & Tickle

A dark and ribald physical commentary on cultural mores, forays and sexual taboos from Liz Aggiss.

Fri 17 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Sat 18 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

LOD Muziektheater: Without Blood

Inne Goris directs a moving and powerful story about the consequences of war featuring Johan Leysen with text by Peter Verhelst based on Senza Sangue by Alessandro Baricco.

Mon 6 Jun

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Tue 7 Jun

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Wed 8 Jun

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

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London Contemporary Dance School In Performance

The talented students present a showcase of performance skills and choreographic innovation, featuring work by Richard Alston, Ori Flomin, Leila McMillan, Rick Nodine and Fin Walker.

Mon 16 May

Tue 17 May

London Contemporary Dance School International Week

Dancers from the postgraduate companies of Le Marchpied and London Contemporary Dance School present new works.

Fri 20 May

London Contemporary Dance School International Week

Dancers from the postgraduate companies of Salzburg Experimental Academy Of Dance and London Contemporary Dance School present new works.

Thu 19 May

London Contemporary Dance School Presents

Postgraduates, faculty and alumni present a showcase of work bridging the student and the professional.

Tue 21 Jun

£10 (£7) / 020 7121 1100

Wed 22 Jun

£10 (£7) / 020 7121 1100

London Contemporary Dance School Presents EDge

Thirteen postgraduates perform in a dance showcase featuring works created specially for them by innovative choreographers Philippe Blanchard, Tom Roden, Joseph Toonga and Alexander Whitley.

Thu 23 Jun

Fri 24 Jun

Sat 25 Jun

May Contain Food

The company presents a modern piece, featuring four singers and four dancers on stage. Curated by choreographer Luca Silvestrini and renowned composer Orlando Gough and inspired by social occasions and meal times.

Tue 3 May

£18; £12 concs / 020 7121 1100

Wed 4 May

£18; £12 concs / 020 7121 1100

Thu 5 May

£18; £12 concs / 020 7121 1100

…and 2 more dates until 7 May

NSCD: Verve 2016

Four contemporary dance works choreographed by European artists Anton Lachky, Efrosini Protopapa, Renaud Wiser and Athina Vahla performed by postgraduate students of Northern School of Contemporary Dance.

Sat 21 May

£10 (£7) / 020 7121 1100

Philippe Blanchard: There Are No Such Things As Silly Things

The French-born choreographer presents an improvised piece about foolishness, imagination and playing childish games.

Wed 25 May

Trailblazers Starters: New Shoots - Association Of Dance Of The African Diaspora

Performance showcases co-curated by Freddie Opoku-Addaie featuring elements of abstract choreography, breakdance, dynamic contemporary African dance and hip hop theatre by Rachael Nanyonjo, Yami Lofvenberg, Mbulelo Ndabeni and Nathan Geering.

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