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The Place selects Roehampton faculty and alumni to participate in its Choreodrome research

The Place, London's premier centre for contemporary dance, has selected a number of Roehampton graduates and academic staff to participate in its biennial research and development scheme, Choreodrome.

Posted: 29 July 2013

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Tiffany Gibson and Virginia Munday (Eulanda Shead Photography)

MFA Choreography graduates Tiffany Gibson, Virginia Munday and Evangelia Kolyra, along with Roehampton lecturers Hanna Gillgren and Simon Ellis, will have the opportunity to develop new studio projects and to take part in choreography and performance workshops . This scheme is run during the Summer House season at The Place, which welcomes the experimental and contemporary dance world for performances, conversations and research every two years between July and September.

Ann David, Head of Dance at University of Roehampton said “Congratulations to our recent dance alumni for being awarded a place on the Choreodrome programme . As they will know from taking the MFA Choreography, we place high value in the development of artistic practice. I am delighted that this scheme will give them yet more opportunities to explore practice and identity and network with a community of artists.“

Summer House runs from 22 July to 9 September at The Place.

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