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A triple bill including one Korean performance, as part of The Place’s festival of new choreography, Resolution 2019. Y Dance / Disaffections / Follow Through Collective The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | Euston | London WC1H 9PY | www.theplace.org.uk Wednesday 16 January 2019, 7:30pm £16 (£12 concessions) | Book tickets Y Dance — 넋: […]

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Collaborating on a World Stage – a seminar as part of the K-Dance festival

by Events Editor 14 May 2018
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Late notice of a pre-performance seminar before the big event on Wednesday. Collaborating on a World Stage Seminar on Future UK/Korea Collaborations as part of A Festival of Korean Dance Wed. 16 May 6.15pm, The Place £5 | Book tickets Panelists: Shin Ah Kim (Korean Arts Management Service), Seok Kyu Choi (Creative Director of UK/Korea […]

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Double Bill: Jinyeob Cha x Vakki – riverrun | Lyon Eun Kwon – Glory

by Events Editor 27 March 2018
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The final performance in the 2018 Festival of Korean Dance brings a chance to see the choreographer of the Pyeongchang Olympics opening and closing ceremonies. Don’t miss it. Double Bill Wednesday 16 May 2018, 7:30pm The Place | 17 Duke’s Rd | Euston | London WC1H 9PY | www.theplace.org.uk £17 (£13 concessions) | Book here Jinyeob […]

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Double Bill: Kyoung-Shin Kim – Ordinary Stranger | Ahn Sooyoung Company – Swan Lake

by Events Editor 27 March 2018
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The second of three performances forming a festival of Korean dance at The Place: Double Bill: Kyoung-Shin Kim – Ordinary Stranger / Ahn Sooyoung Company – Swan Lake Saturday 12 May 2018, 7:30pm The Place | 17 Duke’s Rd | Euston | London WC1H 9PY | www.theplace.org.uk £17 (£13 concessions) | Book here KR + UK: […]

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Korea National Contemporary Dance Company – Immixture

by Events Editor 27 March 2018
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Don’t miss the first-ever UK appearance by the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company as part of a Festival of Korean Dance at The Place this May. Tickets on sale now. Korea National Contemporary Dance Company – Immixture Wednesday 9 May 2018, 7:30pm The Place | 17 Duke’s Rd | Euston | London WC1H 9PY | […]

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Review: Eun Me Ahn’s Let Me Change Your Name

by Philip Gowman 16 November 2017
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Often when I go along to an event which I suspect will be good, I try to manage my expectations downwards. If I succeed in persuading myself that the thing may be quite mediocre then at worst I won’t be disappointed and at best I will be delighted when the event surpasses expectation. With Eun […]

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Eun-Me Ahn’s Let Me Change Your Name in Dance Umbrella

by Events Editor 21 September 2017
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This should be a treat. After Eun-Me Ahn’s Chunhyang in London (2006) and Princess Bari in Edinburgh (2011), nothing will stop me making it to this one. With music by her regular collaborator Jang Young-gyu (who is also one half of Uhuhboo Project and composer for Be-Being) we are in safe hands. Let Me Change […]

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Event news: James Cousins Company — Rosalind

by Events Editor 8 March 2017
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Coming next week to The Place, a UK-Korean dance collaboration reworks Shakespeare. After the Friday performance there will be an informal chat with the company. Rosalind A Shakespearean Heroine. A Modern World. The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | London WC1H 9PY | www.theplace.org.uk Wed 15 – Sat 18 March 2017, 8pm £18 (£12 concessions) […]

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K-music review: Darkness Poomba at The Place, Euston

by Philip Gowman 22 December 2016
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For the final event of K-Music 2016 we were introduced to the first UK visit of Modern Table headed by the multi-talented Kim Jae-duk, who choreographed the work as well as being an integral member of the dance troupe, though much of the time he was also front of stage singing or playing various wind […]

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Event news: K-music 2016 — Modern Table present Darkness Poomba, 24-25 Oct

by Events Editor 2 August 2016
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The final performance of K-music 2016 blends contemporary dance with traditional song and rock music. Modern Table present Darkness Poomba Monday 24 & Tuesday 25 October | 8.00pm The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | London WC1H 9PY £16 (plus concessions) + Booking fee | Book here Choreographer Kim Jae-Duk and his group of dancer/musicians […]

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Soom Company and Laboratory Dance Project at the Place

by Philip Gowman 10 February 2011
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Four recent performances at The Place, near Euston, highlight the variety of talent in Korean contemporary dancers and choreographers. In November 2010, Jeon Mi-sook and the Laboratory Dance Project toured Europe as part of the Kore-A-moves tour – which visited venues in Germany, Estonia, Portugal, Sweden, Spain, The Netherlands and Ireland as well as the […]

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Goose’s Dream: Soom Company at The Place

by Events Editor 3 January 2011
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An interesting dance event coming up later this week: SOOM COMPANY PRESENTS GOOSE’S DREAM FRIDAY 7TH JANUARY 2011, 8PM PART OF RESOLUTION 2011 THE PLACE: ROBIN HOWARD DANCE THEATRE 17 DUKE’S ROAD, LONDON,WC1H 9PY TICKETS AND INFORMATION:020 7121 1100 http://www.theplace.org.uk/ SOOM (Korean for ‘breath’) is a newly formed company consisting of six dancers, all aged […]

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Korea’s LABORATORY DANCE PROJECT at The Place

by Events Editor 18 November 2010
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This is one event I’m going to be sure to get to. LABORATORY DANCE PROJECT Tuesday 23 November 8pm UK Premiere The award-winning Seoul company Laboratory Dance Project, founded by artistic director Shin Chang-Ho, makes its London debut at The Place with a triple bill of incredible, physically charged, acrobatic dance work, which combines contemporary […]

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Korean dancers at The Place, Euston

by Philip Gowman 14 September 2007

First, thanks to Colin Bartlett for letting me know about Korean dancers from the Robin Howard Dance Theatre performing at The Place, near Euston. We’ve already missed one of the performances, which was yesterday evening: Jin-Yeob Cha, who has worked with a variety of Korean and international choreographers, including Ismael Ivo, Itzik Galili, Iztok Kovac, […]

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