The Place - Projects for UK/India 2017

An overview of the projects and performances offered at The Place, in celebration of the UK-India Year of Culture 2017.

The Place, one of Europe’s most innovative dance spaces, is delighted to present two productions on-site at the Robin Howard Dance Theatre and youth and adult workshops and projects throughout 2017.

Performance

28 - 29 Apr 2017

Material Men Redux by Shobana Jeyasingh Dance.

Material Men Redux is a virtuoso piece for two dazzling performers, artists of the Indian diaspora, each of whom choose to dance very differently. The contrasts in style between South Asian & western classical and contemporary dance forms: classical Indian and hip hop, as well as similarities of origin, are the starting points for a dynamic exploration of rhythm, location and shared history.

Participation

10-12 Apr 2017

As part of The Place’s Easter Dance courses Shobana Jeyasingh Dance delivered three days of dance workshops, including a youth residency for 12-16yrs and one session for 16yrs +

Youth Participation and site specific performance

24 – 28 Jul 2017

Want to do something different this summer? Add some colour, spice, movement and music to your holidays. Join The Place, one of Europe’s most exciting and innovative dance spaces and The British Library for summer dance courses and workshops as we explore the UK year of Indian Culture 2017.

Sample the techniques of Indian and contemporary dance, develop your skills and master your creativity with our encouraging and imaginative team of teachers and musicians.

Creative classes at The Place followed by a Site Specific Show Fri 28 July 2017 at The British Library Courtyard, Poet’s Circle (for 8years +) Ages 2-16 years, including: tots workshops, 5-10yrs creative courses, boys only intensive and 11+ yrs youth residency working with Akram Khan Dance Company, All open level.

The Place and The British Library have teamed up for Youth Summer projects exploring the UK-India Year of Culture 2017 through dance. Inviting participants to experience the techniques of Indian and contemporary dance, develop dance skills and master personal creativity with our encouraging and imaginative team of teachers and musicians.

For older participants the week will culminate in an end of week site specific sharing at The British Library’s ‘Poet’s circle’ on Fri 28 Jul 2017, in the afternoon.

Mon 24 –Tue 25 Jul 2017

Wed 26–Thur 27 Jul 2017

Mon 24 – Fri 28 Jul 2017

A three day taster course (afternoons only)*

Wed 26 – Fri 28 Jul 2017

Mon 24 – Fri 28 Jul 2017

Mon 24 – Fri 28 Jul 2017

Additional info:

Please note: for older participants we are able to offer an end of week sharing in The British Library on Fri 28 Jul, in the afternoon. This sharing is not ticketed. It will only happen once so please ensure that you arrive early. Strictly no filming or photography permitted.

Participation

22 Jul 2017
 

As part of The Place’s Family Dance Day family dance Festival, Krishna Zivraj- Nair will be leading an Indian Rhythms dance workshop for all the family.

Performance

RE: IMAGINE INDIA, Outlands

3 Oct 2017

Since 2015 2Faced Dance Company in partnership with Arts Council England and The British Council have been developing work with female Choreographers in India, as part of their Re: Imagine India Fund. In Oct 2017, three Indian choreographers will present their work/solos at The Place’s Robin Howard Dance Theatre.

Since 2015 2Faced Dance Company, in partnership with Arts Council England and The British Council, have been developing work with female choreographers in India, as part of their Re: Imagine India Fund. The work that has been created will be presented in RE: IMAGINE INDIA, Outlands (3 Oct) at The Place’s theatre.

Performance time: 8pm

To purchase tickets or read more about the performance please see: http://www.theplace.org.uk/performances?venue%5B%5D=54

To learn more about the company and project please see: http://www.2faceddance.co.uk/reimagine-india/

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