Richard Alston Dance Company is a London based touring contemporary dance company that performs “inspirational and beautiful work and possesses a clutch of the very best contemporary dancers in the world
Located in the heart of London, The Place is the UK’s premier centre for contemporary dance, uniting dance training, creation and performance in a unique, purpose-built centre.
This outstanding company are celebrating 25 years of wonderful creativity with a terrific programme.
New in 2019 will be Alston’s spring creation Newly Arrived, to the glorious music of Monteverdi, and a brand new choreography from Martin Lawrance.
Hear about what inspired each piece with Richard Alston at the pre-show talk at 6:30 pm before seeing the work for yourself. This is a free event for all ticket holders, please visit the box office to reserve your place.
2 hours 10 minutes including interval
Richard Alston Dance Company has announced that its final tour will take place in 2019-2020. Richard Alston has been creating dance for over 50 years and his company has been resident at The Place for the past 25 years. In that time, Alston has played a major role in the world of contemporary dance, developing a unique and distinct dance language and shaping the art form in this country. The company will tour for the last time in spring 2020 including a final Sadler’s Wells season.
Wednesday 22 January
There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened. The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.
On performance days, the Box Office opens at 12:00 noon and closes 15 minutes after show start. If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before show start, and close 15 minutes after the show start.
There is a large air-conditioned bar with seating located below the Stalls foyer, two furhter bars in the Circle Foyer and one at the back of the balcony. All stocked with an array of drinks and snacks. There is a cloakroom located in the stalls bar. If this is closed please speak to a member of staff. £1 per item. It is free to ATG Theatre Card memebers.
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