• The Place receives award from John Ellerman Foundation for Producing and Touring

    5 Nov 2021

    The Place is delighted to have been awarded a grant of £150,000 over three years from John Ellerman Foundation to support our ground-breaking Producing and Touring Programme.

    This is the largest single grant for commissions that The Place has ever received in its 52-year history and this significant endorsement of our Producing &Touring programme will only serve to push us further in our commitment to support a diverse range of the most exciting independent dance artists.

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  • Welcome to our two new Lecturers in Dance

    14 Oct 2021

    Congratulations to our new LCDS Lecturer in Dance, Vicky Mantey and Omari Carter. 

    Vicky “Skytilz” Mantey is a dancer, choreographer and teacher specialising in Hip Hop and Street Dance forms. In a career spanning two decades as a freelance artist, she has worked on a range of projects across film, theatre and television. Examples include: choreography and movement direction for London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony, Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Ceremony, Street Dance 3D and Trainspotting T2.

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  • Announcing The Stomping Ground Commission Recipients 2021

    30 Sep 2021

    £20,000 awarded for bold and original outdoor dance works for summer 2022

    Today, Stomping Ground, the commissioning group comprised of The Place, FESTIVAL.ORG, DanceXchange and Tramway, are excited to announce their 2021 commission recipients.

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  • The Place presents DONUTS - A new dance show by Extended Play embarking on a UK tour this autumn

    24 Sep 2021

    The Place is very excited to present DONUTS, choreographed by award winning Jamaal Burkmaar and performed by his newly formed company Extended Play.

    The World Premiere will be at DanceXchange in Birmingham on the 21 Oct, followed by a UK tour, visiting London for a split run between The Albany (2-4 NOV) and The Place (5&6 NOV). Preferred London press night is 5 Nov at The Place.

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  • Announcing the 2021 Autumn Season at The Place - Live performance returns to The Place

    11 Aug 2021

    This autumn, after a long and challenging hiatus for dance and the arts, The Place is excited to bring back the joy of live dance performance and welcome back audiences to its theatre.

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  • The Place receives Leverhulme Trust grant of £522,464

    15 Jul 2021

    Everyone at The Place and London Contemporary Dance School is delighted that the Leverhulme Trust has awarded a total of £522,464, from the period September 2022 to August 2025, to support student bursaries through the Arts Scholarships programme. The Leverhulme Trust has been supporting students at LCDS for over 40 years, leaving a lasting impression on the development of contemporary dance in the UK.

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  • StreamDANCE - 3 x £15,000 commissions awarded for new, made for broadcast, digital dance works for young audiences

    15 Jul 2021

    StreamDANCE is the first national project to commission made for broadcast digital dance pieces for young audiences. The project is a rapid response to the global pandemic, directly addressing the lack of digital dance cultural offerings for the youngest in society.

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  • “You are on Mute” – LCDS Graduation Show 2021 Live and Online

    15 Jul 2021

    London Contemporary Dance School’s graduating class of 2021 presents works by Jamaal Burkmar, Kloe Dean, Janine Harrington and Nasa4Nasa.

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  • The Place offers a Summer of dance activities for children, schools and families.

    15 Jul 2021

    With family friendly shows and activities taking over Coram’s Field for The Place’s popular Family Dance Day and a Playground Tour of Camden primary schools, summer 2021 will be a summer of dance.

    The Place is passionate about giving children access to fantastic performance experiences. Covid restrictions may have been extended and foreign travel and holidays still feel near impossible, but that doesn’t mean family fun has to fall short this summer.

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  • Dance and the Outdoors Symposium - 8 & 9 June

    4 Jun 2021

    A two day digital conference for practitioners, producers and presenters of outdoor dance to explore how artists are creating work for public space.

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