Kids Dance Day : Something Happening for Kids : The Place, Euston : 20 July 2013

Clever old us, have already booked our tickets for the annual event at The Place : Something Happening For Kids on
Saturday 20 July 2013

Tickets are £6 each or £20 for a group of four.

Book your slot for the Theatre show, chose one of four different workshops and drop in all other activities throughout the day.


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This brilliant day of dance fun is dedicated to our younger audience (under 10s). It is an opportunity for parents and children to delve into sensory activities, dance workshops and enjoy watching and making movement together.

After the huge success of Something Happening For Kids in the past two years,The Place is curating a programme more varied and exciting than ever. Expect poetic robots, unusual ballerinas, an installation by Fevered Sleep, activities for dance explorers, digital dance by Nic Sandiland and so much more.

Book your slot for the Theatre show, chose one of four different workshops and drop in all other activities throughout the day.

Theatre show: Alessandro Sciarroni Joseph 
Technology meets contemporary choreography to create a beautiful, comic and sometimes surreal performance for all.

The dancer interacts with his computer webcam to transform himself in a spaghetti-like creature or even a multi-limbed alien projected on a giant screen.
Book your ticket for 12pm or 3.15pm

Chose one workshop and a time slot per child.

Movement Jam (45 min)
with Seke Chimutengwende
Join Seke’s improvised sessions for grown-ups and kids to explore their own movement ideas and the space around them, including inspirational live musical accompaniment.
Walking to 3 years      10am or 12.45pm
4 to 6 years                 11am or 2pm
All children must be accompanied by an adult

Dolls & Robots (45 mins)
with Vicky Hayes
This workshop is a fun-filled exploration of movement creating weird and wonderful dance with Vicky Hayes accompanied by funky live music.
Walking to 3 years     11am children must be accompanied by an adult
4 to 6 years                 10 am (Children only)
7 to 10 years               1.30pm (Children only)

Dancing with Film (45 mins)
with Ginny Bradley & film installation by Nic Sandiland
Ginny leads participants through creative, playful and curious investigations of movement on film as children interact with projected images of themselves in a clever time-delay video by Nic Sandiland( This workshop is inspired by Alessandro Sciarroni’s Joseph.
4 to 6 years     10am or 12.45pm
7 to 10 years   11am

The Minotail by Giuliana Majo & Patrick Furness (35 mins)
Embark on this interactive subterranean journey through different sounding environments enriched by a theatrical “sound hunt” as a map, a golden thread and a sleeping monster will inspire children and carers to explore the different alcoves, nooks and crannies of the St Pancras Church crypt.
5+        10am, 11.15am, 1pm, 2.15pm or 4pm

Drop in Activities

Ever heard of a poetic robot? Meet SKRYF.

Fevered Sleep installation
It’s the Skin You’re Living In is a video installation on a series of mobile phones by the amazing Fevered Sleep.

Dance of the Magnetic Ballerina
The Magnetic Ballerina flutters inside a minimalist space, expanding our perception and experience of dance. Intense movement sequences fuse with a collage of sound by
Andrea Miltnerova.
Time slots: 11.30am, 12.45pm, 1.30pm or 2.45pm

Mission: Dance
An adventure to discover invisible dances in secret locations around the building for 5+.

A programme of work for and by young people.

Everything Looks Beautiful in Slow Motion
An interactive afternoon of film installation for all by Nic Sandiland.