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.

Event times

There are 14 events at this location

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Alula Cyr & Jacksons Lane Presents: Hyena

Acrobatics, singing and contemporary dance.

Tue 16 Feb

£15 (£11) / 020 7121 1100

Bouncing Cats & The Boom Boom Pups

Southbank Centre and The Place present an immersive, high-energy performance taking place within a purpose-built graffiti installation. Audience participation is required.

Caldonia Walton/Sofie Burgoyne/Julie Cunningham

A triple bill of physical theatre featuring physical theatre pieces based on themes of anxiety, separation and the feeling of living in a dream.

Wed 10 Feb

Christopher Owen/Dillon Dance/The Rebirth Network

Three hugely contrasting performances, including a hip-hop dance group, a solo performance exploring the influence of audience, and an all-female physical assault on the male gaze.

Fri 12 Feb

Divided 2016

Shift and students from Wimbledon College of Art present an immersive performance installation, exploring the relationship between dance and desgin.

Thu 24 Mar

£5 / 020 7121 1100

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Drishti Dance/Bridget Lappin/Laura Obiols

Three very different physical performances: Antaraal, a contemporary Kathak work, The Art Of Exposure which draws on pop culture and personal psychology and Hourglass, a piece for six dancers about facing fears.

Tue 9 Feb

£15 (£11) / 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.

Sat 6 Feb

Prices vary / 020 7121 1100

Sun 7 Feb

Prices vary / 020 7121 1100

Mon 8 Feb

Prices vary / 020 7121 1100

…and 82 more dates until 1 Jun


DanceEast and Northern Stage present a compelling exploration of the human desire to care, portrayed by four male performers in this beautifully choreographed production.

Wed 2 Mar

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Thu 3 Mar

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Fri 4 Mar

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

…and 7 more dates until 12 Mar

Gracefool Collective/ Sasha Milavic Davies & Lucy Railton/ A(r)CT

A triple bill of highly entertaining physical theatre productions, each using the stage to explore a different modern day issue.

Group 11/Mathilde Lepage-Bagatta/Co-Motion Dance

A triple bill of contemporary and original performances, each using dance to address issues such as identity, self-exploration and power.

Wed 17 Feb

Muti Musafiri/Richard Osborne/Alula

Unique and original physical theatre productions, each using dance as a medium to explore different themes and ideas.

Tue 16 Feb

£15 (£11) / 020 7121 1100

Richard Chappell Dance/Jodie Cole/Grace Bowen

Three different modern dance pieces, exploring issues of love, gender equality and the impact of your environment.

Thu 11 Feb

£15 (£11) / 020 7121 1100

Salah El Brogy Company/Yukiko Masui/Pro-Motion

A triple bill of three highly original, contemporary dance productions.

Fri 19 Feb

£15 (£11) / 020 7121 1100

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