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  • Eva Sarma and Michael 'Mikey J' Asante join the Board of Governors

    27 May 2020

    The UK’s leading organisation for dance training, creation and performance, The Place, announces the appointment of Eva Sarma and Michael “Mikey J” Asante to its Board of Governors. They join the organisation under the most extraordinary and unforeseen circumstances due to the ongoing Covid crisis and The Place is grateful for the support and expertise they bring in these most difficult times.

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  • THE PLACE ONLINE CONTINUES

    22 May 2020

    After overwhelmingly positive reactions to our online programme of streamed full length dance performances, launched on 30 April, The Place is pleased to now announce further dates and shows.

     

    21 May – BEAT by Igor x Moreno

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  • The Place Online launches 30 April

    13 May 2020

    London’s boldest dance theatre is going online with a digital offer for audiences

    As the national lockdown continues for a yet undetermined time and social distancing measures are keeping us apart, The Place is reaching across the distance to offer audiences a new online programme of dance performances they can enjoy at home.

    Launching on 30 April, The Place will stream one full length dance show every Thursday at 7pm on the organisation’s website for the next six weeks.  

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  • The Place Covid-19 update - 13 May

    13 May 2020

    As ever, we are following the Government advice in order to play our part in stopping the spread of the Coronavirus. The health and well-being of our students, staff and visitors remain paramount. Following the Prime Minister’s address on Sunday 10 May and the subsequent related information, we have taken the decision to keep The Place building closed to the public until September at the earliest. This, unfortunately, means no on-site performances or classes. Please do not travel to our building as it will be closed and poses unnecessary risks. If you need to speak to someone about accessin

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  • Warmest farewell to Richard Alston Dance Company

    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.  

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  • The Place commissions Natalie Keymist to create a visual artwork to mark 50th anniversary

    14 Feb 2020

    London’s dance hub The Place is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year at the forefront of contemporary dance. With support from the October Gallery Education, The Place has commissioned photographic artist Natalie Keymist to create a piece of visual art expressing the various forms of engagement with dance that embody The Place.

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  • Sue MacLennan wins Bonnie Bird Lifetime Contribution to Choreography Award

    14 Feb 2020

    The Place is very pleased to announce that Sue MacLennan, Head of Choreography at London Contemporary Dance School, was awarded the Bonnie Bird Lifetime Contribution to Choreography Award, celebrating and acknowledging her exceptional lifetime contributions to the specific development of choreography in the UK.

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  • ‘Changing The Face of British Dance’ a new book by Henrietta and Richard Bannerman marks 50 years of London Contemporary Dance School

    24 Jan 2020

    The School which brought contemporary dance to the UK is the subject of a new book to be published on 2 March 2020 by Dance Books Ltd. It marks the move, 50 years ago, of London Contemporary Dance School into its permanent home at The Place in Euston, and it is the first account of the successes and struggles which lie behind its pioneering role in this country.

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  • Choreographer and Director Anthony Van Laast receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Kent.

    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.

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  • One Dance UK Awards 2019

    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.

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