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Student Insight

We followed and chatted to some of our students across different year groups to get their personal insight into life as a London Contemporary Dance School student. Learn about their experiences and listen to their advice!

A LCDS student from Newcastle-upon Tyme, and a student from Finland, have an honest conversation about the perks and challenges of moving to the capital city, as well as offering insights into their favorite spots, walks and places to visit! Recorded in July 2020 with Rebecca Douglass and Venla Niitemaa.

The Place · LCDS Student Podcast: Living In London with Rebecca Douglass and Venla Niitemaa

Recent blog posts written by our students and alumni:

Australian dancer and LCDS student, Hana Kato tell us about her experience as an international dance student in London.

LCDS student Ryan, who started studying with us in the midst of a pandemic, reflects on his first term

LCDS alumni Dulcie Fraser who graduated last year tells us how they found their true calling at LCDS

Recent graduate Becca Douglass tells us how LCDS fuelled her fire and supported her on her personal journey 

LCDS student Ellie Peacock writes about the importance of keeping performing arts alive


We spoke to first year London Contemporary Dance School student James about the studying a degree in dance at The Place:


Second year student Natifah gives her advice to those looking at coming to London Contemporary Dance School, and shared her experience of being a student there:


We followed second year student Dulcie around for a whole day to give you an insight into a day in the life of a London Contemporary Dance School student.:


Third year student Venetia talks about her experience at London Contemporary Dance School as an international student from Singapore:


Episode One of Student Conversations series. Dulcie and Jordan, graduates of LCDS, sat down together and had discussion about what they want the future of contemporary dance to look like, what needs to change to reach the future they want to get to and the reason they dance and make work.