Review: Jinyeob Cha in Bongsu Park’s Dream Ritual

The stage is black, preparing you for sleep; the floor slightly mirrored. The space is empty apart from a curtain of transparent silvery organza fabric whose flowing folds represent the peaks and troughs of a typical sleep brainwave, and between which the dancer will move like a ghost. The dancer enters, pulling a another fabric […]

Review triple bill: the 2019 Festival of Korean Dance

When Kim Jae-Duk’s Modern Table last performed at The Place, it was to close the 2016 K-Music Festival. This year the eight-strong all-male troupe was selected to open the 2019 Festival of Korean Dance at the same venue. With a piece entitled Sok-do (Velocity) the audience perhaps had a hint of what to expect. And […]

Yu Ho-jin in The Illusionists – at Shaftesbury Theatre

A fun way to spend a summer evening. Afternoon and even morning performances are available on some days throughout the season. The Illusionists Shaftesbury Theatre | 210 Shaftesbury Avenue | London WC2H 8DP | www.shaftesburytheatre.com 6 July – 1 September 2019 | Buy tickets THIS MIND BLOWING SPECTACULAR SHOWCASES THE JAW DROPPING TALENTS OF SEVEN […]

Korean performances at Edinburgh Fringe 2019

A quick wordsearch of the 2019 Fringe catalogue provides the following items of Korean interest at the Fringe this year: The Happy Prince Children’s Shows (theatre, puppetry) Venue 21 | C venues – C aquila – temple 13:15 | Aug 1-11, 13-18, 20-26 | 45 minutes | Buy tickets Suitability: 3+ Group: Modl Theatre (Korea) […]

Korean Sounds annual concert at SOAS

The Korean Music and Dance Societies at SOAS proudly present their performances they have been preparing for during this academic year. At this annual concert these societies and guest performers will entertain the audience with traditional music. The Korean Drumming Society, Kayageum Society, Korean Dance Society and Sori Society are groups of individuals (students and […]

Bongsu Park + Jinyeob Cha: Dream Ritual performance

I suspect this performance could be one of the events of the year. Book early to ensure your seat. And, if you feel generous, contribute to their Crowdfunder campaign to secure a unique reward. Dream Ritual Created by Bongsu Park + Jinyeob Cha | In association with The Coronet Theatre Print Room at The Coronet […]

K-dance 2019: Triple Bill: Choi X Kang Project / Goblin Party / Noname Sosu

The final evening in the 2019 Festival of Korean Dance brings a chance to see three performances from three diverse and innovative companies. Triple Bill: Choi X Kang Project / Goblin Party / Noname Sosu Friday 7 June 2019, 7:30pm | Buy tickets The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | London WC1H 9PY Age Recommendation: 15yrs+ Please note: This […]

K-dance 2019: Double Bill – Art Project BORA

The second performance in the 2019 Festival of Korean Dance: Double Bill: Art Project BORA – Somoo / A Long Talk To Oneself Tuesday 4 June 2019, 7:30pm | Buy tickets The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | London WC1H 9PY A dynamic double bill from interdisciplinary contemporary dance company Art Project BORA. Somoo Named […]

A Festival of Korean Dance 2019

Here is the official press release for the 2019 Festival of Korean Dance, a collaboration between the Korea Arts Managements Service, the Korean Cultural Centre UK and The Place. Three performances: 31 May: Modern Table Dance Company – Sok-do (Velocity) 4 June: Double Bill – Art Project BORA 7 June: Triple Bill: Choi X Kang […]