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The award-winning Laban Building was made for dance and through the Laban Theatre programme, large scale performance meets intimate choreographic exploration.

Laban Theatre’s 300 seat Bonnie Bird auditorium, intimate 100 seat Studio Theatre and Performance Laboratory at Laurie Grove Studios host much of the performance programme, but some artists prefer to show their work in our less conventional settings.

Dances and installations are frequently seen in spaces in, on and outside of Laban Building; the inspiring outdoor amphitheatre, the lightwell, lecture rooms and our splendid architectural folly of a ‘corridor to nowhere’.

Diverse, inspiring and thought provoking dance performance is a crucial part of our programme.

Transitions Dance Company

Performing at the Laban Theatre

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Our bar offers a selection of well known alcoholic and juicy soft drinks and gourmet snacks. Open from 18.30h until late on show nights, the stylish Laban Theatre Bar attracts an eclectic crowd of local arts and theatre lovers and our own music and dance students and staff.

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Cafe and Workspace

We serve some of the best and most reasonably priced coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner at our bright and spacious cafe and workspace, equipped with large tables and plenty of powerpoints. 

Arrive early to catch a bite before a show.

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The Music Connection

Collaborative activities with students and staff of Trinity Laban’s Faculty of Music offer an exciting, additional dimension to our programme. Every year a number of projects bring music and dance students together, and students also develop their own cross art-form work.

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The Laban Theatre in the Community

Participants from our adult performance projects, over 60s groups, children’s classes, youth dance programme have performed at Laban Theatre and attract new and eager audiences.

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