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Applications open for Resolution! 2013

The Place is now accepting applications for the 2013 edition of Resolution!, its open showcase for the newest in contemporary dance.

Compass

Performed for one night only, on Monday, April 23, Compass brings together a team of choreographers, composers, musicians and more than 100 dancers in a new production celebrating London’s variety.

National Dance Awards

The twelfth Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards took place today at The Place, in the Robin Howard Dance Theatre. Members of the dance section of the Critics’ Circle vote for the awards, on performances given in the UK between September 1, 2010 and August 31, 2011.

Nominations for the Critics’ Circle Dance Awards announced

The nominations for the 12th National Dance Awards were announced at a ceremony held at The Place, London on November 4, 2011.

Louise Lecavalier: change of programme

Performances of Is You Me, announced as part of Dance Umbrella, have been cancelled due to illness. Instead, Louise Lecavalier will perform a double bill of duets at The Place on October 25–26.

On stage this week

The Guangdong Acrobatic Troupe of China return to the UK this week. The company’s unique view of Swan Lake (pictured) is at the London Coliseum from Tuesday 9 until Sunday, August 14, with further performances at the  Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff and Birmingham Hippodrome next week. The company use the ballet as a framework for impossible feats. In […]

Dance this week: Napoletango and more

Napoletango, a blend of Argentine tango and Neapolitan song, comes to the London Coliseum from Thursday until Saturday. The show has had sellout runs in Italy, and kicks off an international tour with these London performances. You can read an interview with Napoletango star Pablo Moyano (pictured) in the current issue of our sister magazine, […]

Dance this week: stage roundup

Napoletango, a blend of Argentine tango and Neapolitan song, comes to the London Coliseum from Thursday until Saturday. The show has had sellout runs in Italy, and kicks off an international tour with these London performances. (You can read an interview with Napoletango star Pablo Moyano in our current issue.)

Work Place artists announced

The Place has announced the first group of artists of Work Place, its new programme supporting professional choreographers.

Summer House at The Place

From July to September, The Place launches Summer House, a new festival of learning, sharing and performance. Artists and enthusiasts of all ages and abilities will come together to form a community, sharing in the dance created and performed at The Place.

Arts Council cuts

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced its funding decisions for the next four years. Following the 29.6 per cent cut to ACE’s own budget for 2011 to 2015, there will be a 14.9 per cent cut in its budget for funded organisations. The plan was to cut strategically, dropping 206 organisations altogether and concentrating funding […]

Launch into professional dance

On March 5, Dance UK and The Place present Launch 2011, a professional development day for final year dance students and recent graduates. The day includes seminars, practical advice from dance professionals, networking opportunities and a chat show-style discussion session.

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