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. […]

Event news: James Cousins Company — Rosalind

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) […]

Soom Company and Laboratory Dance Project at the Place

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 […]

Goose’s Dream: Soom Company at The Place

An interesting dance event coming up later this week: Soom Company present 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 […]

Korea’s Laboratory Dance Project perform at The Place

This is one event I’m going to be sure to get to. Laboratory Dance Project Tuesday 23 November 2010, 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 […]

Korean dancers at The Place, Euston

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, […]