The Place joins London Higher

London Higher is delighted to welcome The Place into our membership. 

The Place is home to London Contemporary Dance School, offering an extensive range of classes, courses and participatory opportunities for adults and young people, and professional development programmes for artists. The School offers intensive technical and creative dance courses in Higher Education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

Dr Diana Beech, Chief Executive Officer of London Higher said:  

“We are pleased to welcome The Place to London Higher, strengthening the representation of the Creative Arts within our membership. 

“With 181,830 students studying creative arts and design in the capital, London is a true hub for the creative industries. The wealth of creative talent brought by the students and graduates from institutions like the London Contemporary Dance School help bolster London’s status as a culture capital of the world. 

“We look forward to working with The Place to ensure the creative contributions made by students and graduates are influential to local communities and businesses as well as the nation’s creative economy.” 

Clare Connor, Chief Executive, The Place and London Contemporary Dance School said: 

“The Place is delighted to anchor our status as a newly registered Higher Education Provider with London Higher.  

As a world-leader in dance education for over 50 years, with a vision for a “world with more dance” we are passionate about our civic role as well as contribution to the global dance community.  

Through our membership we hope to increase the visibility of the contribution our students, graduates and staff make to the exceptional and creative life of our nation.”