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Are you curious?

Perhaps you wish to delve deeper into The Place’s dance and performance programme? Spectator School offers different and unexpected ways to immerse yourself in ideas, debates, and practical workshops. 


Summer 2022 Events

  • Sat 2 Apr
    Srishti - Nina Rajarani Dance Creations - SEVENS

    Post-Show Talk
    Join artists involved in the show for a discussion about the work.
    Cost: Free with show ticket.
    Location: The Place theatre
    Duration: Approx. 20mins
    Click HERE for more info.
     
  • Tue 5 Apr
    London International Mime Festival 2022: Nikki Rummer - Unbroken
    Post-Show Talk

    Join the choreographer and performer Nikkie Rummer in the theatre after the show for a discussion about the work.
    Cost: Free with show ticket.
    Location: The Place theatre
    Duration: Approx. 20mins
    Accessibility: The post-show talk will be BSL interpreted.
    Click HERE for more info.
     
  • Sat 9 Apr
    Alethia Antonia - Inscribed in "Me"

    Post-show Discussion - Navigating Spaces: Black Womxn within Contemporary Dance
    After the show join a panel discussion, led by black womxn practitioners, to reflect on the work and discuss the challenges of navigating creative practice in white and male dominated institutions.
    The panel will be hosted by Dr. Funmi Adewole (Faculty of Art Design and Humanities, De Montfort University) with guests Sadé Alleyne (Alleyne Dance), Sharon Watson (Principal, Northern School of Contemporary Dance) alongside artist Alethia Antonia. 
    Cost: Free with show ticket.
    Location: The Place theatre
    Duration: Approx. 20mins
    Click HERE for more info.
     
  • Wed 20 Apr
    National Dance Company Wales - Triple Bill: One Another
    Post-Show Talk

    Join artists involved in the show for a discussion about the work.
    Cost: Free with show ticket.
    Location: The Place theatre
    Duration: Approx. 20mins
    Click HERE for more info.
     
  • Thu 21 Apr, 1.15pm - 2.15pm
    Watch Dance Class

    Get a unique behind-the-scenes look at how National Dance Company Wales dancers prepare just hours before their show, One Another. You can observe, sketch, record and photograph their daily dance class. Perfect for dance students, artists, photographers and anyone interested in peeking behind the curtain. 
    Cost: Free but booking required
    Location: The Place theatre
    Duration: Approx. 1hr
    Click HERE to find out more.
     
  • Thu 28 Apr
    Post-Show Talk: Scottee in conversation with Lea Anderson

    Fat Blokes' Director Scottee and Choreographer Lea Anderson discuss the origins of the show, why it took over five years to make it to the stage and what they learned along the way. Join us after the show for a deep dive into making dance and movement with fat bodies and the things Lea felt and thought in the process.
    Cost: Free with show ticket.
    Where: The Place theatre
    Duration: Approx. 20mins
    Click HERE for more info.
     
  • Sat 30 Apr
    Eva Recacha - Because I Can

    Post-Show Talk
    Join artists involved in the show for a discussion about the work.
    Cost: Free with show ticket.
    Location: The Place theatre
    Duration: Approx. 20mins
    Click HERE for more info.
  • Fri 17 Jun
    A Festival of Korean Dance 2022 

    Panel Discussion
    Nadine Patel, Creative Consultant, will lead an engaging conversation with a guest panel of female, Korean choreographers; Bora Kim, Sung Im Her and Yeji Kim, to discuss the subject of gender politics in Korean contemporary dance.
    Cost: £5 or £2.50 if booked with a ticket to Art Project Bora's MUAK on Fri 17 Jun.
    Location: Founders Studio
    Duration: Approx. 60mins
    Click HERE for more info.