A review of the Korean cultural year 2019

A review of some of the highlights and trends in the Korean cultural year, primarily in London but also with half an eye to anything we might have seen elsewhere in the UK. The review is a personal one, inevitably skewed towards the events we managed to get to. Introduction This time last year I […]

Y Dance: Hyper Hygienic, at Resolution 2020

Y Dance returns to The Place as part of Resolution 2020: Jaz Woodcock-Stewart / Petronella Wiehahn / Y Dance The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | Euston | London WC1H 9PY UK | www.theplace.org.uk Thursday 23 January 2020, 7:30pm Duration: 90 mins Tickets £12 | £16 | Get tickets Jaz Woodcock-Stewart | Learning Piece Learn […]

Sung Im Her: Nutcrusher, at The Place

Wednesday 30 October 2019, 7:30pm The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | London WC1H 9PY | Book tickets Free post-show talk in The Place Cafe Starkly repetitive and energetic, Nutcrusher looks at sexual objectification and power by questioning how we relate to our bodies, how they are presented and re-presented, and how cultural context affects […]

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 […]

Y Dance at Resolution 2019 – a video of the full performance

For those who were unable to attend the triple bill at The Place in January as part of Resolution 2019, Y Dance have posted a full length video of their moving and slightly unsettling performance, which you can view below. “넋(NEOK): SOUL” is about suffering the mental anguish caused by society, family and even themselves. […]