17 Aug 2017
Murphy was born and raised in Turkey. She began dancing at the age of eight and continued through the end of high school. Upon graduating, Murphy relocated to London, where she pursued dance studies at the London School of Contemporary Dance. All told, she spent 17 years in London, collaborating with a long list of artists, including Yul Brynner.
Today, Murphy is the chief choreographer of the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet.
14 Aug 2017
Postgraduate alumnus Stuart Waters is one of six high-profile artists leading Dance East's Summer Lab this September. Aimed at dance artists graduating or reaching the end of their training, Summer Lab is a three-day intensive that offers emerging artists learning and development opportunities through high quality, aspirational workshops and seminars.
7 Aug 2017
After graduating from the Postgraduate Diploma, Grace Nicol set up a series of cabaret style evenings of female-led performance, Woman SRSLY at CentrE17. Grace says that, ‘after taking part in the PGDip at The Place, I created, I learnt a lot and I expanded my dance network. However, in doing this, I was struck by the amount of brilliant women who were struggling to get their work shown.
24 Jul 2017
International conservatoire London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) is celebrating the surge of accomplishments of their recent alumni and 2017 graduating students which include dancing with Company Wayne McGregor, Compagnie Thor, Cullbergbaletten, Requardt & Rosenberg, Vincent Dance Theatre and The National Theatre taking part in DEBS: Dancers Emerging Bursary Scheme, freelance film making, teaching sport at secondary school level, and setting up their own dance companies.
21 Jul 2017
London Contemporary Dance School alumna Jennifer Irons continues to work with communities throughout the UK and the world, you can catch up on some of her projects below:
17 Jul 2017
A number of local artists, authors, entertainers and craftsmen have been selected to represent Bermuda at Carifesta 2017 in Barbados this summer. Amoungst them is London Contemporary Dance School 2011 graduate Rikkai Scott
17 Jul 2017
London Contemporary Dance School alumnus Oliver Russell will be appearing in alumna Rosie Kay Dance Company's five-star show 5 Soldiers. A thrilling and humane portrait of army life, telling the stories of five men and women serving on the front line; the 2017 tour will begin at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on 11 August and will continue to exclusively military venues around the UK.
7 Jul 2017
3 Jul 2017
3 Jul 2017
The outcomes of the Year Two Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) have been announced by HEFCE, and the Conservatoire is delighted to announce that the institution has received a Gold award. The Conservatoire is one of 59 institutions to be awarded Gold out of the 295 providers who entered the TEF.
The TEF was introduced by the Government to build evidence about the performance of the UK’s world-class higher education sector, complementing the existing Research Excellence Framework with an analysis of teaching and learning outcomes.
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