13 Jan 2021
Robert Cohan, Founding Artistic Director of The Place, was a prolific choreographer, an utterly brilliant teacher and also a shrewd strategist. Single-handedly he changed the face of contemporary dance in this country. Well, perhaps not quite single-handedly, for it was Robin Howard, Founder of the Contemporary Dance Trust, who had the vision to invite Cohan to lead his as yet only dreamt-of new organisation comprising a Company, a School and a building which was to become known as The Place - Cohan bravely took up this invitation and contemporary dance in Britain was born.
30 Nov 2020
Hosted by Akosua Boakye BEM in front of the empty auditorium of the Courtyard Theatre in Hereford, with winners joining in by video, the online ceremony still managed to create a glamorous atmosphere as the dance community honoured those that worked so hard to keep the heart of dance beating this year.
26 Nov 2020
Work Place is The Place’s unique programme of tailored support for professional choreographers. It creates a home for a community of artists, helping to sustain them and provide conditions for their work to grow and flourish.
20 Nov 2020
After a more than unusual year with too much screen time and not enough play time, The Place and Peut-Être Theatre set out to bring smiles, laughter and live performance back to children around Camden and beyond.
Knowing how much schools will be missing their usual Christmas theatre trip this year, it feels more important than ever to find a special way for children to enjoy cultural activities.
20 Nov 2020
13 Oct 2020
12 Oct 2020
With an unprecedented investment of £1.57bn through this fund, the government is #HereForCulture so we can weather the storm of coronavirus and come back stronger.
And we are #HereForCulture too.
24 Sep 2020
On Monday 21 September, we were made aware of social media posts relating to a historical allegation of sexual grooming of a London Contemporary Dance School Alumnus by a teacher.
Our policies and practices strictly prohibit staff to student relationships. We take all allegations of abuse of any kind with the utmost seriousness and are unwavering in our commitment to create an environment which keeps all students, alumni, staff, audiences, and participants safe.
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