13 Jan 2017
Resolution, The Place's fesitval of new dance has programmed emerging artists for the past 27 years. This January/February is no exception with 26 nights of dance featuring 78 different works, among these works are several new creations by London Contemporary Dance School's alumni. With over 45 years experience of nurturing dance artists, the results of the school's success is in the viewing. Experience the work of the following alumni on stage at The Place during Resolution:
14 Dec 2016
Last night People Dancing, the development organisation and membership body for community and participatory dance, announced the awarding of 30 Honorary Life Memberships to mark its 30th anniversary, in 2016. The awards, made to some of the people who have made an exceptional contribution to community dance and People Dancing, were announced at a special 30th anniversary celebration event held at Cecil Sharp House, London, home of the English Folk Dance and Song Society.
Veronica Lewis, Principal of London Contemporary Dance School and one of the award winners said:
5 Sep 2016
You are advised to apply as early as possible, the first round of undergraduate audition places is allocated in November 2016 for entry in September 2017. Applications remain open until January, the deadline dates are:
Undergraduate Fri 20 January 2017, 12pm noon (UK time)
Postgraduate Fri 6 January 2017, 12pm noon (UK time)
10 Aug 2016
The results of the National Student Survey (NSS) have been announced by HEFCE, with the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama ranking joint highest amongst UK performing arts conservatoires for overall student satisfaction (90%).
1 Jul 2016
Final year degree students of London Contemporary Dance School will perform five specially commissioned works by a line-up of national and international choreographers throughout the Graduation Performances (Fri 1 - Fri 9 July) at The Place.
These evenings include the very best student choreography and performance, the culmination of three years intensive dance education. Experience the energy and physicality of the graduating students performing work by six international dance artists James Cousins, Ben Duke, Ben McEwen & Vera Tussing, Didy Veldman and Hagit Yakira.
22 Jun 2016
London Contemporary Dance School alumnus Frankie Johnson took part in the sixth Urban Moves Streetdance Festival at Dansens Hus, Oslo at the weekend. The annual festival brings together dancers and dance enthusiasts of all ages for three days of performances, battles, work-in-progress, jams and a film screening.
Frankie competed in the House Dance category and won, watch the final battle above.
16 Jun 2016
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
9 Jun 2016
London Contemporary Dance School alumnus and movement director, Struan Leslie is creating a work that mixes acrobatic techniques with music and poetry at this year’s Aldeburgh Festival.
In an interview with Sarah Hemming for the Financial Times, he discusses the combination of art forms: “There’s a danger that when you combine art-forms they all get watered down. That’s not the case here. We’re trying to find a language through which the music and the skills are working in tune.”
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