The Place London (UK)

EDN membership

Full member

Year of foundation

1969

Artistic director & Artist Development

Eddie Nixon

Guiding principles

For over 45 years, The Place has explored the possibilities of what dance can do. It seeks to engage with audiences and participants, champion the best ideas and create inspiring conditions for artists and enthusiasts to realise their potential. The Place combines London Contemporary Dance School, Richard Alston Dance Company and a 285 seat theatre, together with pioneering learning, outreach, recreation and professional development projects.

Building description

The Place has 11 state-of-the-art dance studios, a studio theatre and a cafe (open 6 days a week) and is situated in the heart of central London, between Kings Cross / St Pancras and Euston stations.

History

The Place has been a focal point of dance creativity in Britain, contributing to the development of cutting edge contemporary work, particularly new choreography, since it was founded in 1969.

Related content

Video presentation of the project

More information

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17 Duke’s Road
London
UK
WC1H 9PY
Tel: +44 (0)20 7121 1000
info@theplace.org.uk