• Alumni news: watch choreography by our alumni in The Place's Spring Season

    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.


  • Alumni news: see alumni programmed in Resolution 2017

    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:


  • Principal Veronical Lewis receives award at People Dancing's 30th anniversary

    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:


  • Alumni News: 52 Portraits

    14 Oct 2016

    52 portraits featuring London Contemporary Dance School alumni


  • Online applications for London Contemporary Dance School are now open

    5 Sep 2016

    Apply now for 2017 entry

    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)


  • National Student Survey Ranks the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama joint No. 1 Performing Arts conservatoire for student satisfaction

    10 Aug 2016

    National Student Survey ranks the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama joint No. 1 performing arts conservatoire for student satisfaction

    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%).


  • Alumni news: graduates at Wilderness Festival

    4 Aug 2016

    The work of several London Contemporary Dance School alumni will take to the stage at Wilderness Festival in Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire on Fri 5 and Sat 6 August.


  • Graduating Students performing all week at The Place

    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.


  • Alumni news: Frankie Johnson wins House Dance award at Urban Moves

    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.


  • Virtual Open Day - programme announced

    16 Jun 2016

    Watch Live on Tue 5 July

    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



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