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  • Alumni news: Liam Riddick wins Best Male Dancer Award

    19 Feb 2018

    Liam Riddick won Dancing Times Best Male Dancer Award at the Critics Circle National Dance Awards in a ceremony held at the Barbican Centre on Monday 19 February 2018. Liam studied at undergraduate and postgraduate level at London Contemporary Dance School. Upon graduating, Liam joined Richard Alston Dance Company as an apprentice in 2010, becoming a full company member in 2011.

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  • Alumni news: new dance short by James Cousins Company

    13 Feb 2018

    London Contemporary Dance School alumnus James Cousins has collaborated with London-based director Denna Cartamkhoob to capture an intimate love story told through dance. In a project commissioned by Arts Council England’s channel, Canvas the new work Varla arrives just in time for Valentine's Day.

    Starring company members Chihiro Kawasaki and alumnus Gareth Mole, with music by Abi Ocia.

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  • Alumni news: Michael Kelland from James Wilton Dance Company leading the way for boys dance in Surrey

    1 Feb 2018

    London Contemporary Dance School alumnus James Wilton is taking his company to Woking to help engage local boys in dance. Company dancer and fellow alumnus Michael Kelland led a professional development session with Dance Woking for local outreach artists and teachers as the organisation try to challenge traditional stereotypes of who can dance.

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  • Talented young artists from London Contemporary Dance School join Sadler’s Wells Young Associates Scheme

    1 Feb 2018

    We’re delighted to share the news that Anthony Matsena, a current third year student at London Contemporary Dance School and Ruby Portus a graduate from 2017 have been named as Young Associate Artists for Sadler’s Wells.

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  • Student news: Challenging gender bias within the performing arts by Grace Nicol

    30 Jan 2018

    i-D feature interview with choreographer and dancer Grace Nicol about Woman SRSLY, the new dance platform she created is challenging gender bias within the performing arts. Grace is currently completing the Developing Artistic Practice pathway of her MA in Contemporary Dance at London Contemporary Dance School.

     

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  • Alumni news: Oihana Vesga Bujan dancing with Didy Veldman's Umanoove

    30 Jan 2018

    Oihana Vesga Bujan is dancing with Didy Veldman's Umanoove to tour The Knot, a brand new dance production for 2018. Ohiana completed both undergraduate and postgraduate training at London Contemporary Dance School and was formerly a company member with Richard Alston Dance Company

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  • Founding teacher of London Contemporary Dance School, Noemi Lapzeson dies aged 77

    18 Jan 2018

    Dancer and founding teacher of London Contemporary Dance School, Noemi Lapzeson (born 1940, Buenos Aires) has died aged 77 in Switzerland.

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  • Alumnni news: Spring term classes at The Place delivered by alumni teachers

    11 Jan 2018

    This Spring a number of London Contemporary Dance School alumni have been selected to teach our adult classes, including Akane Abe, Luke BirchTory East, Ellyn Hebron, Matt Lackford, Julian LewisSarah MillerPari NaderiWayne Parsons and Feet off the Ground Dance.

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  • New collaboration for Edge Dance Company

    8 Jan 2018

    During the next academic year (2018/19), Edge dancers will collaborate with Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’s Theatre Lab MA actors and the final year cohort from the National Centre for Circus Arts.

    Directed by choreographer, Jorge Crecis, these three ensembles will create a unique, multidisciplinary, full-length piece that will not only exhaust the physical, technical and emotive limits of each discipline but will combine them in surprising ways expanding the artistic skills of the performers involved.

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  • Choreolab 2018: London Contemporary Dance School Experience Day

    14 Dec 2017

    Have you ever wondered what a student at London Contemporary Dance School gets up to everyday? Would you like an opportunity to experience a typical day first hand? You can do all of this at our popular Choreolab programme, returning this February half term with a London Contemporary Dance School Experience Day


    • 92 % of London Contemporary Dance School students agreed:

    ‘my course has challenged me to achieve my best work’

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