15 Jun 2017
LCDS Allumni Sophie Duncan has been awarded a total of £1505 from seven Derbyshire councillors including Ron Mihaly and Dave Allen to make a film which will showcase artistic talent in north Derbyshire. Sophie is directing and choreographing the film. Collaborators include pole dance artists Lorna Walker, who won Miss Pole UK 2013, and Lisa Hammond, current Pole Theatre UK, semi pro division; Ryan Fletcher, bass player with pop band Lawson, singer-songwriter Adam McCulloch and film and music producer Nick Allott.
12 Jun 2017
London Contemporary Dance School Alumnus, Ben Duke (Lost Dog Dance) has been nominated for one of the inaugral Rural Touring awards for his work Paradise Lost (lies unopend beside me). Paradise Lost was co-commissioned by The Place and Battersea Arts Centre with further commissioning support from Bath ICIA University. The awards, organised by the National Rural Touring Forum, reflect long-term engagement with specific local communities and the thriving arts scene in rural areas.
31 May 2017
London Contemporary Dance School alumnae Sasha Roubicek and Renee Stewart have join forces to create Skin/Space/Stone. This new solo will be performed by recent graduate Renee on Sun 4 June during the Hong Kong International Choreography Festival (HKICF).
24 May 2017
Following a successful pilot in March, which was supported by Arts Council England, we're delighted that EDge has been chosen as the second performance to be broadcast from The Roses, on Thursday 8 June.
15 May 2017
Sardoville, a repertoire-esque theatre company formed by Azzurra Ardovini, Phil Sanger, and Josh Wille, have been with internationally acclaimed Italian choreographer and Work Place artist Luca Silvestrini, to create 'A Matter of Impression' which is performed at Chisenhale Dance Space, London (8-9 June).
15 May 2017
Project O is a collaboration by Alexandrina Hemsley and Jamila Johnson-Small who met whilst they were part of EDge – the postgrad company at London Contemporary Dance School. Their latest performanc, Voodoo, premiered at the Lilian Baylis theatre on 12 May 2017. Read more about the project in an interview here.
8 May 2017
London Contemporary Dance School alumna Amy Bell is currently featured in the London series of dance films on the All We Can Do is Dance website. The film profiles one of nine dancers and choreographers active on the UK dance scene. Amy's film takes place on Regent's Canal and features the sound of barges, morning joggers and families passing by. The films are unveiled each week with each portrait taking place in a different part of the city.
8 May 2017
In his new role as head of programming for Fairfield Halls in Croydon, London Contemporary Dance School alumnus, Steve Turner spoke to The Stage about the plans for revamped arts centre which will reopen in 2018. Read more about the plans at The Stage.
26 Apr 2017
To mark the fifth anniversary of his dance company, LCDS alumnus and Newcastle based choreographer Eliot Smith is to tour a work called Pitman inspired by minors paintings at Woodhorn Museum. The collection is the legacy of the Ashington Group, the men who painted pictures in a hut after work and became immortalised as the Pitmen Painters in a book by Bill Feaver and then on stage in the play by Lee Hall.
25 Apr 2017
London Contemporary Dance School alumna Rosina Bonsu was awarded the prestigious nomination by the Saltire Society for her contribution to Scottish life. She joins First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Professor Dame Sue Black and singer Horse Mcdonald among the inductees.
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