24 Jul 2017
International conservatoire London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) is celebrating the surge of accomplishments of their recent alumni and 2017 graduating students which include dancing with Company Wayne McGregor, Compagnie Thor, Cullbergbaletten, Requardt & Rosenberg, Vincent Dance Theatre and The National Theatre taking part in DEBS: Dancers Emerging Bursary Scheme, freelance film making, teaching sport at secondary school level, and setting up their own dance companies.
11 Jul 2017
Press release: For immediate release
COMMISSION CALL OUT FOR OUTDOOR DANCE LAUNCHED BY THE PLACE, GDIF AND DANCEEAST
Stomping Ground is a new project commissioning dance for outdoor spaces in 2018/19.
The Place, GDIF and DanceEast are coming together to commission bold and original dance for outdoor spaces. There are two £15k commissions available; one for a show to be presented in summer 2018, and one for a show which will be ready to present in 2019.
3 Jul 2017
3 Jul 2017
The outcomes of the Year Two Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) have been announced by HEFCE, and the Conservatoire is delighted to announce that the institution has received a Gold award. The Conservatoire is one of 59 institutions to be awarded Gold out of the 295 providers who entered the TEF.
The TEF was introduced by the Government to build evidence about the performance of the UK’s world-class higher education sector, complementing the existing Research Excellence Framework with an analysis of teaching and learning outcomes.
30 Jun 2017
The Place has received confirmation from Arts Council England that it has maintained its status as a National Portfolio Organisation at its current level of funding for another four years, from 2018.
16 May 2017
For immediate release
16 May 2017
CREATIVE DANCE POWERHOUSE, THE PLACE, APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE
The UK’s leading organisation for dance training, creation and performance, The Place, today announces the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Clare Connor.
15 May 2017
London’s boldest dance theatre The Place brings three hit shows to Edinburgh.
BORDER TALES | Protein Dance @ @ Summerhall (4-26 Aug)
FAGIN’S TWIST | Avant Garde Dance @ Zoo Venues (21-27 Aug)
R O S A L I N D | James Cousins Company @ Summerhall (4-26 Aug)
10 May 2017
The Place is a member of European Dance Network (EDN), which is a network for trust and collaboration between 36 European dancehouses from 22 European countries sharing a common vision regarding the development of dance art across borders. It promotes the professional development of dance artists as well as dance as an art form. The EDN members share a model of working. They set up cooperation projects within the network and with other institutions which are focused on different and relevant aspects for dance such as production, communication, leadership, exchange and legacy.
25 Apr 2017
Paisley-based Rosina Bonsu was awarded the prestigious nomination by the Saltire Society for her contribution to Scottish life. She joins First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Professor Dame Sue Black and singer Horse Mcdonald among the inductees.
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.
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