Korean Contemporary Dance Artists hit UK

Creative Group SUM BI

Expand your horizons and take in some of the best Korean dance companies, choreographers and dancers being showcased at major festivals across the UK:

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (23 June-8 July)

The festival’s Greenwich Fair event will host Creative Group SUMBI, CCOT, and People in Backpack. The festival’s much loved annual programme of outdoor dance will be headlined by Modern Table (1 July 2017), a dance company who performed at The Place last year.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe (4-28 August)

Award-winning Korean choreographer Lee Kyung Eun  will present the UK premiere of her intense solo performance Mind-Goblin at the city’s Dance Base from 16-27 August.


Dance Umbrella (11-28 October)

In October Eun-Me Ahn, recognised as one of Asia’s most sophisticated yet irreverent dance makers, will bring her company to Dance Umbrella to perform Let Me Change Your Name (24-25 Oct 2017).

Northern School of Contemporary Dance (16 November)

In Leeds, K’arts Dance will present four pieces from their repertoire in collaboration with Northern School of Contemporary Dance (16 Nov 2017).

Korean Dance Week (May 2018)

Completing the dance programme in May 2018, in partnership with The Place, a Korean Dance Week will be staged from the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company.

Find out more about the cultural exchange between the UK and Korea.