Secondary Schools

Whether your students are working towards formal qualifications in Dance and Performing Arts or you’re looking to broaden their cultural horizons through enrichment activities, The Place offers outstanding opportunities to connect with dance and the industry.

Workshops and projects on offer include:

  • Bespoke projects and workshops delivered by one of our experienced dance artists, carefully designed and planned to meet the specific needs of your learners. Sessions can focus on the development of technique, contact work, choreography or the creation of a piece for performance. Please email to discuss your requirements.
  • Full and half day workshops, or longer residencies in your school or college.
  • A performance or workshop from London Contemporary Dance School.


Raising aspirations

As a world-leading dance organisation we offer a number of opportunities by special arrangement to share insight into the cultural sector and raise your students’ aspirations: 

  • Daytime tours of The Place, including chances to observe classes and rehearsals and meet with artists and other professionals from the industry 
  • Speakers from across the organisation for careers events

Please contact Maria Ryan, Creative Learning Producer and Emma Bellerby, Creative Learning Assistant Manager by emailing if you’d like to arrange a visit or speaker for your school group. 


Camden Schools Dance Festival

If your school would like to perform at The Place in future Camden Schools Dance Festival (for Camden Schools only, annually in February), please email:

CAT - What we do

Centre for Advanced Training, affectionately called CAT, are a part-time pre-vocational dance training programme, specialising in contemporary dance, ballet and creative studies.