17 Mar 2020
Following the Government’s latest advice, we regret to inform you that The Place building is closed until further notice.
In these incredibly testing times, we wish to recognise first and foremost that this global pandemic is impacting everyone in different ways. Our thoughts are with those who are most impacted and of course with staff working in the National Health Service.
9 Mar 2020
Over the weekend, Richard Alston Dance Company took the stage at Sadler’s Wells for the Final Edition performances. The weekend drew hundreds of friends, loyal supporters and past RADC dancers together to witness a heartfelt and extraordinary set of performances.
14 Feb 2020
14 Feb 2020
24 Jan 2020
25 Nov 2019
The Place is pleased to announce that Anthony Van Laast, choreographer, director and Patron of The Place, received an Honorary Doctor of Arts from the University of Kent on 20 November 2019 in acknowledgment of his world-wide impact on theatre and major artistic contribution to the British creative economy.
25 Nov 2019
One Dance UK, the sector support organisation leading the way to a stronger, more vibrant and diverse dance sector, founded the inaugural One Dance UK awards last year to give the dance community a platform and an opportunity to recognise, celebrate and reward its own heroes, the outstanding professionals and practitioners who are working in dance.
4 Nov 2019
The Place is London’s creative powerhouse for dance development. Our mission is to power imagination through dance by championing new ideas, embracing risks and creating a dance ecosystem unlike any other in the world where artists and dance enthusiasts can realise their full potential. The Place is home to London Contemporary Dance School, Richard Alston Dance Company, an extensive theatre and artist development programme, education projects, a range of classes and courses and a nationwide touring model.
17 Sep 2019
The Place, the UK’s creative powerhouse for dance development, is proud to announce today the appointment of Dr Lise Uytterhoeven as new Director of Dance Studies to its world-leading conservatoire London Contemporary Dance School.
A new role of Director of Dance Studies has been created within the Senior Leadership Team, to lead the growth and impact of London Contemporary Dance School’s Higher Education programmes as an unrivalled dance conservatoire.