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

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21CC

A double bill of dance performances entitled The Ballad Of The Apathetic Son And His Narcissistic Mother and 43 Percent.

Wed 21 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Another Distinguee

La Ribot creates fascinating collections of live performance, installation, video, text and images that push the boundaries of choreography, reframing our view of the body as both object and subject.

Tue 16 May

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Wed 17 May

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

EDge: London

Three freshly created works by Tony Adigun, Patricia Okenwa, Karen and Allen Kaeja appear alongside Strange Blooms, a restaging of the Shobana Jeyasingh creation that explores the anatomy of plant cells under a microscope.

Tue 27 Jun

£10 (£7) / 020 7121 1100

Wed 28 Jun

£10 (£7) / 020 7121 1100

Thu 29 Jun

£10 (£7) / 020 7121 1100

Frauke Requardt: Mothers

In this new performance Requardt is joined by Neil Callaghan and Jacob Ingram-Dodd for a dance across sticky surfaces with slippery bodies.

Wed 31 May

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Thu 1 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Jessica And Me

Cristiana Morganti offers a tantalising glimpse into her career. This solo show is a self-portrait in two voices: her inner self (Cristiana) and her alter-ego (Jessica). A fascinating expose on the life of a star dancer.

Sat 10 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

London Contemporary Dance School International Exchange

Featuring dancers from the postgraduate companies of Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance and London Contemporary Dance School.

Fri 26 May

May-We-Go-Round?/Comebacks I Thought Of Later

A double bill of dance performances from The Hiccup Project and Eleanor Sikorski.

Wed 7 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

NTOTO Dance 2017

Works performed by the talented undergraduate dancers from London Studio Centre, one of the country's most prestigious performing arts colleges.

Tue 13 Jun

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Wed 14 Jun

£15 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

S/He & Toys

A double bill of new dance performances from Hannah Buckley and Lea Tirabasso.

Sat 3 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Scottish Dance Theatre: Dreamers / TutuMucky

Double-bill from Scottish Dance Theatre pairing Dreamers, by critically acclaimed choreographer Anton Lachky, with a new work by Botis Seva.

Fri 16 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 7121 1100

Sat 17 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 7121 1100

Scottish Dance Theatre: Dreamers/TuTuMucky

High-energy contemporary dance and hip hop in Dreamers by Slovakian choreographer Anton Lachky and London-based choreographer Botis Seva's TuTuMucky.

Fri 16 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Sat 17 Jun

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance: Material Men: Redux

Shobana Jeyasingh weaves the shared history and personal stories of virtuoso dancers Sooraj Subramaniam and Shailesh Bahoran into powerful dance and potent imagery.

Sat 29 Apr

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Sons Of Sissy

Simon Mayer's ingenious and experimental choreography, part weird folk-music quartet, part playful ritual dance combo.

Fri 5 May

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Trailblazers Showcase 2017

This year's showcase features the choreography of Adesola Akinleye, Ithalia Forel, and Sara Dos Santos in a triple bill of their latest work.

Wed 10 May

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Umanoove: The Happiness Project

International dance artist Didy Veldman launches her own company with an intensely physical, choreographic investigation of Western society's endless search for fulfilment, made in collaboration with celebrated violinist and composer Alexander Balanescu and designer Kimie Nakano.

Tue 2 May

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Wed 3 May

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Verve 2017

An exhilarating programme of four distinct contemporary dance works choreographed by international artists James Cousins, Carlos Pons Guerra, Leila McMillan and Matthias Sperling.

Sat 27 May

£10 (£7) / 020 7121 1100

The Way You Look (At Me) Tonight

A musical theatre piece by UK disabled artist Claire Cunningham and international choreographer and performer Jess Curtis about perception.

Fri 19 May

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Sat 20 May

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

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