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.

Events at this venue

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  • Written by: Eddie Kay

Three new commissions by choreographers Tamsin Fitzgerald, Lenka Vagnerova and newcomer Rebecca Evans that explore the darker side of humanity. Presented by 2Faced Dance.

Tue 4 Apr

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Wed 5 Apr

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Gabriele Reuter & Mattef Kuhlmey: The Amplitude

Choreographer Gabriele Reuter and composer Mattef Kuhlmey explore the close-knit relationship between sound and movement on a highly amplified stage.

Fri 31 Mar


A modern dance work by Vera Tussing about being together.

Fri 7 Apr

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Sat 8 Apr

£16 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Men & Girls Dance

The genders are united in a cavalcade of dance. Presented by Fevered Sheep.

Thu 13 Apr

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Fri 14 Apr

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

Sat 15 Apr

£18 (£12) / 020 7121 1100

…and 5 more dates until 22 Apr

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

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.

Fri 28 Apr

Sat 29 Apr


The dance ensemble and choreographer Jose Agudo explore the concepts of moving away and leaving, looking at how and why people choose previously unimagined destinies over the lives they'd always thought they'd live.

Tue 25 Apr

£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

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 020 7121 1100

Wed 3 May

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 020 7121 1100

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