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Collective Care Sundays

‘Collective Care Sundays’ is a new low-cost wellbeing programme open to all artists. Once per month we’ll host a different facilitated group wellbeing session starting at 2pm (on a Sunday!),... Read more

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Cultivating Connection – Events for Marginalised Artists

We’re excited to be launching a new programme Cultivating Connection in partnership with Poplar Union. Cultivating Connection is a relaxed series of monthly events creating opportunities for marginalised communities in... Read more

Join us for WTF Thursdays

WTF Thursdays is a regular space creating possibilities for community-building amongst artists. For each event CDS hands over the keys to the building for an artist to host an event... Read more

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Looking for some of the cheapest rehearsal space in London? Located in a warehouse building overlooking Hertford Union canal, CDS is a vibrant and friendly place to rehearse, network, and perform.


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Richard Lee

Richard is a dancer, actor, movement director, and educator working in contemporary dance and theatre. Originally based in Canada, he worked in playwright-centred theatre and contemporary dance works for 14... Read more

Susan Sentler

Susan is an independent artist rooted in the field(s) of Dance, Performance, Visual Arts working as educator/lecturer, maker/choreographer, director, curator, researcher, dramaturg, and performer. Her practice is post disciplinary, anchored... Read more

Posey Mehta

Posey Mehta is an "endlessly creative and subversive" (FringeBiscuit) newcomer to the alternative comedy and cabaret scene, blending character comedy, clown and burlesque to "unhinged" (Ed Fringe Review) effect. Instagram: @mosey_moo... Read more