13 Oct 2016
The Place is delighted to announce that it has been awarded £150,000 from the Arts Council England Change Makers fund to work with performer, choreographer and British Council ambassador Hakeem Onibudo. The award will provide a bursary for Hakeem to work full time at The Place over the next 18 months to deliver projects specifically aimed at increasing the number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people who engage with the organisation, whether as audience members, staff, artists or students.
8 Sep 2016
After nine years as Chief Executive of The Place, Kenneth Tharp has announced that he will be leaving the organisation at the end of November 2016.
Commenting on his planned departure Kenneth said:
2 Feb 2016
EDge, London Contemporary Dance School’s vibrant postgraduate dance company to tour four specially commissioned new works across 15 venues and six venues.
The 13 dancers will perform pieces by four of the most innovative choreographers working in dance today. Each choreographer has their own distinct style, with influences as diverse as krumping, philosophy, physical comedy, film and human relationships.
9 Dec 2015
Across 26 nights, 78 companies take to the stage to test the limits of dance through bold ideas and movement. This year The Place has partnered with Akademi, Breakin’ Convention, Jacksons Lane and Rambert to support emerging talent and present the latest and bravest trends in contemporary performance.
2 Nov 2015
The nominations for the National Dance Awards 2015 have been announced with London Contemporary Dance School alumni and current Work Place artists receiving nominations.
28 Oct 2015
The new strand of postgraduate study Developing Artistic Practice at London Contemporary Dance School offers unrivalled flexibility and enables students to tailor the pathway to fit their specific professional needs and develop their artistic practice. The new structure also enables students to gain a Masters or Postgraduate Diploma qualification by building up module credits over a period of one to six years.
16 Oct 2015
National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) and their partners China Plate Theatre, The Place and Take Art are proud to announce the companies that have been selected to be part of the Rural Touring Dance Initiative. Eight companies have been chosen to tour their existing shows in 2016-17 with a further five shortlisted to create a new work to tour in 2017-18.
16 Oct 2015
"As a place, London Contemporary Dance School changed my life...I was exposed to a level of creativity that I had received only limited exposure to...I knew I was talented, but the School surrounded me with people who were much more talented than me and I found that incredibly inspiring." Sharon Watson
8 Oct 2015
17 Sep 2015
Immediate release: 17/09/2015
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