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Spectator School

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. 

Autumn 2019 Events

Talking about dance is a big passion of ours and we want you to join in the conversation. See below for upcoming events this Autumn 2019.

  • TUE 10 SEP
    AZARA - Just Another Day and Night

    Free post-show talk in Studios 1 & 2
    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.
     
  • THU 12 SEP
    Stuart Waters - ROCKBOTTOM
    Free post-show panel discussion in Studios 1 & 2

    This is a chance for audience members to respond to what they have seen, ask questions and join in a discussion with Stuart Waters, mental health professionals and guests. The discussion will be chaired by choreographer Antonia Grove.
     
  • THU 19 SEP
    Riccardo Buscarini - L’età dell’horror 

    Free post-show talk in The Place Theatre
    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.
     
  • TUE 24 SEP
    Impermanence - BAAL
    Free post-show talk in The Place Cafe

    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.
     
  • THU 26 SEP
    Amy Bell - The Forecast
    Free post-show talk in The Place Cafe
    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.
     
  • THU 3 OCT
    Gary Clarke - WASTELAND
    In Conversation with Gary Clarke
    A unique opportunity to gain a detailed insight into the making of WASTELAND with Artistic Director Gary Clarke.
    Tickets: £5 or £2.50 if bought with a ticket to the show (Includes complimentary drink)
    Click here to book.
     
  • WED 2 (until 10pm), THU 3 (until 10pm), FRI 4 (until 11pm), SAT 5 (until 11pm) & THU 10 OCT (until 10pm)
    Gary Clarke - WASTELAND

    Lates (Free)
    Stay after the shows to feel the 'plur' (peace, love, unity, respect) at our free after-parties with Vision UK* resident DJ Bease who'll be playing an exclusive 80s/90s set selecting tracks to accompany Gary Clarke’s dance theatre show - WASTELAND. Expect tracks from 808 state, A Guy Called Gerald, Orbital and many more.

    *Vision is Doncaster's leading underground House music event, bringing the best in rising talent and in-demand artists from across the UK. The brand consists of DJs, promoters, graphic designers, content creators and entrepreneurs that work as a collective. Creativeness and out of the box thinking allows Vision to continuously host exclusive and unique shows within its hometown of Doncaster, permitting a cultural social society to form among music consumers.
     

  • WED 9 OCT
    Gary Clarke - WASTELAND
    Free post-show talk in The Place Theatre

    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.
     
  • SUN 13 OCT
    Lucy Guerin - SPLIT (Part of Dance Umbrella 2019)
    Talking Amongst Ourselves in The Place Cafe

    Free audience-led post-show talk.
     
  • TUE 15 OCT
    Jonathan Goddard and Lily McLeish - While You Are Here

    Free post-show talk in The Place Theatre
    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.
     
  • TUE 22 OCT
    Scottish Dance Theatre - CAPTURE, 12.30 - 1.30pm
    Scottish Dance Theatre open the doors to their class on stage. You can observe, sketch and photograph the company's flowing ballet class, giving you a unique insight into how the dancers prepare for a show. Perfect for dance students, artists, photographers and anyone interested in peeking behind the scenes.
    Tickets: £2.50
    Participants/audience members of CAPTURE can book 2 tickets each for the evening show of Scottish Dance Theatre at the £13 concession rate.
     
  • TUE 22 OCT
    Scottish Dance Theatre - Double Bill: Process Day & The Circle
    Free post-show talk in The Place Cafe
    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.
     
  • WED 30 OCT
    Sung Im Her - NUTCRUSHER

    Free post-show talk in The Place Cafe
    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.
     
  • TUE 5 NOV
    Frauke Requardt & Daniel Oliver - Dadderrs
    Free wrap around event: Brain Map

    Artist Chloe Spicer invites you to take part in the interactive installation, Brain Map from 6.30pm in the theatre bar.
     
  • SAT 9 NOV 
    Igor + Moreno - A Room For All Our Tomorrows

    Free post-show talk in The Place Cafe
    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.
     
  • SAT 16 NOV 
    Joseph Toonga - Born to Manifest

    Free post-show talk in The Place Cafe
    Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists.
     
  • THU 28 NOV
    Richard Alston Dance Company - Alston At Home
    Free post-show talk
    with Richard Alston and Siobhan Davies.
     
  • TUE 17 - TUE 24 DEC
    Luca Silvestrini’s Protein - The Little Prince
    Free front of house activities

    Children can enjoy The Little Prince themed activities before and after the performance.