A Celebration of Bob Lockyer at The Place

at The Place Theatre
on Film / Video | Contemporary | www.theplace.org.uk
Address: 17 Dukes Road, London WC1H 9PY

Bob Lockyer adjusting the costume of Winfried Kirsch as

Bob Lockyer’s 40-year career as director and producer of dance programmes for BBC television has played a huge part in developing the art form’s popularity.

To mark his 70th birthday, five of the country’s outstanding dance artists – Richard Alston, Mark Baldwin, Siobhan Davies, Wayne McGregor and Monica Mason – together present an evening of original choreography as a tribute to Bob Lockyer’s life and career.

The performance features dancers from Rambert Dance Company, Richard Alston Dance Company, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, London Contemporary Dance School and The Royal Ballet School, and live musical accompaniment.

The programme features new works by:

  • Richard Alston
  • Mark Baldwin
  • Rob Binet (Choreographic Apprentice at The Royal Ballet, commissioned by Wayne McGregor)
  • Sebastian Goffin (graduate-year Royal Ballet School student, commissioned by Monica Mason)
  • Charlie Morrissey (commissioned by Siobhan Davies)

Tickets for this special performance are £20, including a £10 donation to be shared between two funds supporting the creation of new dance works: the Royal Philharmonic Society Drummond Fund and The Place’s Pioneering Fund.

To book tickets:
Online booking
Box office: 020 7121 1100

This evening follows a gala performance on Thursday 12 April

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