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.
12 Apr 2017
Joshua Attwood, one of London Contemporary Dance School's second year undergraduate students is taking part in this year's BBC Young Dancer. You can see him performing in the trailer above and in the Contemporary final this Friday at 8pm on BBC4.
5 Apr 2017
London Contemporary Dance School alumni announced as participants of FreeSpace and PEER, two of Studio Wayne McGregor's artist development programmes.
22 Feb 2017
London's boldest dance theatre has a Spring season bursting with choreography by London Contemporary Dance School's alumni.
With work including a self-guided tour, one off performances and longer runs of 4 - 8 nights you can see the results of an education at the School throughout the season:
Arthur Pita & Headspacedance Stepmother/Stepfather: Thu 2 - Sat 4, Tue 7 - Sat 11 March A wickedly gruesome, surreal double bill of dark dance.
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%).
Keep up to date with what's happening at London Contemporary Dance School.