13 May 2021
As part of Wellcome Collection’s programme ‘What does it mean to be human, now?’ the two organisations have worked with the choreographers Alesandra Seutin and Es Morgan to explore the concept of caring for ourselves and each other during a period of global uncertainty and unrest.
1 Apr 2021
30 Mar 2021
A truck arrives from an unknown location loaded with a mystery shipment. As the sides roll up a strange and unstoppable process is set into motion.
26 Mar 2021
9 Mar 2021
22 Feb 2021
5 Feb 2021
In this period of global and societal change, we are spending more time than ever apart and online. As we increasingly experience the world digitally, how do we stay connected to our senses in real life? What have we lost and what have we found in this shift of being? How does this differ from person to person?
3 Feb 2021
We are very excited to have won a Covid Champion Award in the category 'Saviour of Culture'. Awarded by the local news platform Camdenist, launched last year in the middle of a pandemic, the awards celebrate individuals, businesses and institutions that went above and beyond for their community during lockdown. The fact that we have been nominated by local Camden people makes this award extra special.
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.