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Virtual Open Day

Tue 5 July - programme announced

For the last four years London Contemporary Dances School has invited prospective students from around the world to join the School's cohort and classes online via a live broadcast. Each Virtual Open Day features technique classes,  interviews and live Q&A sessions. Viewers can join in a number of live Q&A sessions by sending their questions via Twitter using the hashtag #LCDSLive

Become part of the Virtual Open Day
The school is running a competition to have your dance film included in the live broadcast. To enter, just send your screen dance work (via wetransfer.com or Dropbox) to info@theplace.org.uk by Mon 27 June for a chance to have your work seen by dance fans across the world.

New for 2016
This year the day will focus on the faculty of London Contemporary Dance School so you can get to know the modules of study and the faces that teach them. Join us on Tue 5 July to see:

  • Live Q&A sessions with the audition panel, first year and second year undergraduate students
  • Contemporary technique with Baptiste Bourgougnon
  • Partnerwork with Jovair Longo
  • Ballet with Stefano Rosato
  • Carolyn Deby talk about the professional world and careers in dance
  • Kim Hutt talk about Body Support
  • Sue MacLennan talk about Choreography
  • Rick Nodine talk about Improvisation
  • Jeannie Steele talk about Technique
  • David Steele talk about projects and opportunities with visiting professional dance artists
  • Student screen dance works

The live Q&A sessions will be complimented by a Twitter take over, members of staff will be on hand to answer your questions at the following times:

1 - 1.30pm: Mark Tyler, Director of Student Services & International Development will answer your questions on visas, student finance and accommodation

1.30 - 2pm: Cindy Cheung, School Admissions and Registry Manager will answer your questions on the application process and auditions

2 - 2.30pm: Carolyn Deby, Head of Professional Studies / Career Development will answer your questions on the professional dance world and careers in dance

Just tweet your questions to @theplacelondon #LCDSLive

The day concludes with a live performance by the graduating students of London Contemporary Dance School performing work by six international dance artists James Cousins, Ben Duke, Ben McEwen & Vera Tussing, Didy Veldman and Hagit Yakira.