Nothing can replicate the elation and hands-on experience of live performance
At Trinity Laban, you will have exciting opportunities to widen your performing experience and work with industry-leading dance artists and creatives, as well as with your fellow music and dance students, in a huge variety of formal and informal settings.
Performance venues for dance
The award-winning Laban Building is home to world-class performance facilities, including:
- The 300-seat Laban Theatre, which was designed specifically for contemporary dance
- The 100-seat Studio Theatre
You will also have the chance to create innovative site-specific and installation work in our inspiring indoor and outdoor spaces.
“My favourite performance experience has definitely been the second year Historical Project module. Over three weeks we recreated Wayne McGregor’s Polar Sequences and performed it in the Laban Theatre. It was one of the most incredible experiences I’ve ever had in my life.”
Jordan Lee Pirrie, UK
BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance
Second-year BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance students re-imagine works by significant 20th and 21st-century choreographers in this highlight of the year (now re-named Dance Repertory Project).
Examples of previous choreographers include Matthew Bourne, Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham, Wayne McGregor and Rudolf Laban.
As a final-year BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance student, you will create and tour brand new work alongside established choreographers, preparing you for the pace and focus of the professional working process. Recent Choreographers include Gary Lambert, Struan Leslie, Zoi Dimitriou and Tony Thatcher.
Transitions Dance Company
The world's first graduate dance company, Transitions is renowned for its technical excellence and originality. Each year the company create new works with established and emerging choreographers, touring to UK and international venues.
The Music Connection
At Trinity Laban, you will have many opportunities to collaborate and perform with Music and Musical Theatre students.
You may work with composers and musicians to create original music for choreography projects, and will have a place to come together, create and perform projects, building relationships across genres, disciplines and cultures as part of our annual COLAB festival.
Together, you will experiment and innovate, taking audiences to new and exciting places.
As a contemporary dance student, you will be encouraged to create your own work and perform in work created by your peers. Our shows provide platforms to share and observe in a supportive and open-minded environment. Many of our students go on to be successful choreographers and movement directors.Meet our Alumni
We actively encourage and seek out opportunities for you to participate in external projects or show work in spaces outside Trinity Laban. Recent projects have taken place at Southbank Centre, Whitechapel Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Montgomery Square (Canary Wharf), Tate Modern and in schools and colleges across the UK.