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Co-edited by a Faculty of Dance member and an alum, the third edition of Fifty Contemporary Choreographers includes several members of the Trinity Laban community. Part of the Key Guides series, the book is described by Routledge as “a unique and authoritative guide to the lives and work of prominent living contemporary choreographers”. Published last […]

January 14, 2021
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Jack Sheen will conduct the digital concert at Wigmore Hall, including the world premiere of his own composition. Joined by soprano Jennifer France, award-winning composer and conductor Jack Sheen will conduct the Britten Sinfonia in an eclectic programme that features works by Oliver Knussen, Jürg Frey and 12th century composer and mystic, Hildegard von Bingen. […]

January 8, 2021
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A roundup of November’s Trinity Laban alumni news and creative endeavours. With the advent of a second lockdown, many of our alumni took their performances online this month. Curating composer, researcher and performer Will Dutta collaborated with visual content designers Treatment Studios and motion graphics leaders VFX on Bloom – LiveStream, a digital performance that […]

December 2, 2020
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Svenja Bühl’s work selected as curtain raiser for the international film festival. MFA Creative Practice student Svenja Bühl has directed Customised items in common use, a short dance film which has been selected as one of three curtain raisers to be shown at the Leeds Screendance Competition, part of at Leeds International Film Festival 2020. […]

November 17, 2020
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Errollyn Wallen and TL students recognised in this year’s shortlist A registered charity, the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) has been at the heart of music for over 200 years, championing the vital role that music plays. The society’s annual awards celebrate the great feats achieved in classical music over the past year. Composition professor Errollyn […]

November 16, 2020
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Educator and applied researcher Erin Sanchez graduated from Trinity Laban with an MSc in Dance Science in 2010. Ten years on she works for One Dance UK’s Health, Wellbeing and Performance Department, is the Manager of the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science (NIDMS), and also works for Safe in Dance International as one […]

November 2, 2020
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Blackheath Halls has been awarded £76,043 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future.  Blackheath Halls is one of 588 cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving urgently needed support – with £76 million […]

October 30, 2020
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The current TL student has been named Breakthrough Act of the Year. Launched in 2013, the Jazz FM Awards are an annual celebration of both emerging artists and established stars from across the genre’s increasingly vibrant and diverse community. This year’s awards saw fourth-year Trinity Laban student Xhosa Cole named Breakthrough Act of the Year. […]

October 29, 2020
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Dancer and Trinity Laban alum Dave Toole has passed away aged 56. A founding member of Candoco Dance Company, Dave Toole trained at Trinity Laban and graduated with a BA (Hons) in 1993. Over the course of his thirty-year career the Leeds-born professional dancer worked with Slung Low theatre company, StopGap Dance Company, DV8 and […]

October 19, 2020
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The Graduate School Showcase represents work from across the Masters programmes in the Faculty of Dance. Across two weeks from 19-30 October 2020, students share their final projects: the culmination of their Masters study. The work is experimental and investigative in nature, drawing upon collaborative and interdisciplinary practices arising from choreographic and performance-making research. This […]

October 16, 2020
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Paul Philbert awarded an MBE for services to music.  Timpanist Paul Philbert has been awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours Lists 2020. Paul, who is the Principal Timpani of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, completed a Dip TCL and Diploma in timpani and percussion at Trinity Laban (then Trinity College of Music), graduating in 1996.  Over the course […]

October 13, 2020