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NEWS 2016 - 2020

The Folkestone Plinth coming to live - moved to The Old High Street

November 01, 2020

A Join us this Sunday for The Plinth at 1pm at The Payers Park, Folkestone with other artists performing from 11am - 3pm. Michaela Cisarikova collaborates with a Folkestone music artist & beatboxer "Church or Jungle"1- Jamie Cahill for The Plinth. They bringing  & creating a freestyle art and indulge you with the magic rising from the plinth. Let yourself  immerse in the improvised piece at the #Folkestoneplinth

Come and join us for some outdoor social distancing live performance! We are looking forward to seeing you all! Bring an umbrella, positive vibes and imagination!


Missing Live Theatre, rebelious outdoor performance at The Longfield Hall

July 23, 2020

A Join us this First time live for the local people. Do you live walking distance from the beautiful and charming building The Longfield hall is? Take your exercise walk all the way there, we will welcome you with some outdoor dancing through the tape.


Please bring a mask covering! 

7pm at the 50 Knatchbull Rd, Vassal, London SE5 9QY


Catch us live at A Longfield Hall Celebration

April 30, 2020

A celebration of diverse local talent.
Streaming LIVE 1st May 2020 7:30pm

Two HILARIOUS hosts, One ZANY producer, A FABULOUS collection of guests including MCDC and live freestyle directed by the audience!


Streaming on our YouTube channel: Longfield Hall and on Facebook: Longfield Hall

Join us!😁

Virtuálne tanečné hodiny

March 26, 2020

Virtuálne online tanečné hodiny každý štvrtok: *


14 - 14.40 - Street Dance 5 - 8 rokov
15 - 15.40 - Street Dance 9 + (začiatočníci)
16 - 16.40 - Street Dance pokročilí
17.30 - 18.10 - Súčasný tanec / Experimentálny (open level)

Pre viac informácii a registráciu píšte na

* minimálny počet nahlásených musí byť aspoň traja aby sa otvorila hodina

What will surprise you under the door number 14?

December 14, 2019

Green Light at the Gasworks - unique, spectacular futuristic fantasy.

Door opens at 6pm

The old gasworks site, Foord Road opposite Tesco Express

FREE to public

(Outside, so wrap up warm!)

London Preview of "I love myself, do you?"

November 29, 2019

I Love Myself, Do You? explores the old Cherokee fable of two wolves fighting within you. One is good, the other is evil.Which one wins? The one you feed.

Blue Elephant Theatre  8pm                   Suitable for 10+

Fusing contemporary dance, physical and hip-hop theatre, Michaela Cisarikova directs three female dancers to create personal stories of beauty, identity and self-worth which feel fundamentally universal, all with a vibrant original score composed by Ross Allchurch.

Michaela Cisarikova teaching at TripDance in November!

November 17, 2019

Missed our open classes at Longfield hall? Don't worry more to come!

First dates for your diaries: 18th and 19th of November 11am - 12.30pm at Trip Space

Address: 339 Acton Mews, Haggerston, London E8 4EA

Leaf No Trace at Dance Reading!

November 03, 2019

Join Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company as they brighten up your street with a colourful autumn explosion of urban and contemporary dance. Set to a funky upbeat soundtrack, dancers improvise with beautiful autumnal leaves on a giant canvas. If you’re feeling creative, you can join in too!

Sunday November 3rd

Broad Street

12pm - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 2pm and 2.30pm -3pm


MCDC heading to tour in Slovakia!

October 23, 2019

„I Love Myself, Do You?“ V preklade: „Mám sa rada, a ty?“                       štvrtok 24.10. od 18.00 hod

Tanečné predstavenie režisérky, choreografky MCDC a rodačky z Kysuc, Michaely Cisarikovej je inšpirovane starou indickou poviedkou o dvoch vlkoch, ktorí neustále medzi sebou bojujú. Jeden je dobrý a druhý zlý. Ktorý zvíťazí? Ten, ktorého kŕmiš.

Cena v predpredaji 7€/ 3€                       Vstupné 10€/5€

Vstupenky v predaji v pokladni Domi Kulturúry Cadca alebo on line na

MCDC at Abundance Festival in Sweden

September 03, 2019

It's happening!!! 💥
We are heading to International Dance Festival Abundance at Sweden from the 5th - 7th of September!
"I love myself, do you?" will be for the first time performing outdoors and audience all around. 

Your first opportunity to catch MCDC in Sweden and experience their movement techniques during their workshops! We are looking forward to you all!


January 01, 2020

Please help MCDC raise £2500 to take "I Love Myself, Do You?" to Sweden and Slovakia!

Michaela wishes to raise the visibility of MCDC’s artistry, share dance and make an impact on new audiences in rural areas, festivals and schools, whilst expanding their international relationships in Sweden and Slovakia with the work “I love myself, do you?”

Please help Michaela and MCDC go internationally by donating as little as your coffee price. Together we can offer unique opportunities for new audience, and nurture a new generation of dance artists. 

MCDC part of Camberwell Arts Festival 2019

June 20, 2019

MCDC will exclusively bring 5 dancers from another dimension to showcase how to party in 3031 at Movers and Shakers, event part of the Camberwell Arts Festival!
An inspiring evening of new dance by emerging and established artists. Dancers will express their love for The Longfield Hall unique spaces through work developed at Longfield Hall.

Companies taking part include MCDC, Ughetta Pratesi Choreography, Eq Dance Co., Jann Esterhuizen Company and McAlpine Dance Studio.

Tickets £9/£7                                                                                                                       Photography by Dominic Farlam

Masterclass at Studio Wayne McGregor for Adults at Studio Wayne McGregor

June 11, 2019

Studio Wayne McGregor will be hosting a series of monthly dance masterclasses. On the 12th of June you can join our artistic director Michaela Cisarikova

Each session will focus on developing your technical and creative dance skills with an opportunity to learn repertoire.

These workshops are suitable for non-professional dancers aged 18 plus with some level of dance experience. You may have trained in dance as a young person or at degree level and are missing the opportunity to move and work creatively. Also suitable for those teaching dance in education and community settings. Masterclasses will take place at Studio Wayne McGregor’s state of the art studios at Here East on the Olympic Park.

Free open company classes are back!

April 27, 2019

Thanks to The Longfield Hall, we are able to continue our open company classes for professional dancers and movers every Monday 10am - 12.30pm at The Lower Hall.

Class Dates:  6th, 13th, 20th, 27th of May, 10th and 17th of June 

LONGFIELD HALL, 50 Knatchbull Road, SE5 9QY

photo by Deborah Jaffe

Michaela Cisarikova heading to Chicago

February 18, 2019

We are excited to announce that MCDC choreographer and Artistic Director Michaela Cisarikova will be Assistant Choreographer for Andrea Walker’s “HOME”: a new production commissioned by The Joffrey Ballet in Chicago. The work is part of a British triple bill alongside choreographers Liam Scarlett and Andrew McNicol. It will have its world premiere on the 24th of April 2019.

Michaela has worked with Andrea and his company - 201 Dance Company - since 2014. She was a dancer in 201’s break-through hit ‘SMOTHER’, and took the lead role in the company’s second show - ‘SKIN’ - which recently completed a UK tour. Michaela is excited for this next venture.

You can find more information on the Joffrey's 2019 season and the triple bill here:

Catch Michaela Cisarikova at The Playground this Friday!

January 14, 2019

Michaela will be sharing aspects from her practice as a mover and creator as part of The Playground at Rambert on the 18th of January 6.30pm - 8.30pm. 

As a visual choreographer, the session will be aimed at collaborating with each other within the space through creative task-based exercises, improvisation and constructed material; exploring new concepts, working with a giant skirt as a prop along with light and shadow techniques. Michaela will also be collaborating with sculptor Shania Selvendran and musician William South.

If you are interested and would like to participate or observe, please email to register.

MCDC part of Resolution 2019

January 25, 2019

Join us for visually arresting night full of memorising images!

Resolution is one of the UK’s biggest dance festival for emerging artists, which takes place at The Place in London on the 25th of January at 7.30pm 

Join Michaela Cisarikova at London Fields Studio

October 26, 2018

Don’t Miss London Fields Studio Free Open Day Sat 27th October 2018 from 12-6pm Free Classes, Food, Dj, Games, & More

Our artistic director Michaela Cisarikova, will be teaching at the opening at 3pm together with exciting line up of artists such us Anna Guzak, Muti Musafari, Kofi, T-boy and many more!

Exclusive Stratford Cultural Showcase - Live at IQL

October 16, 2018

Join MCDC and new outdoor dance performance Leaf No Trace as we brighten up your street with a colourful autumn explosion of urban and contemporary dance at Live at IQL.


Live at IQL will invite some of the area’s most innovative and forward thinking organisations including University of East London, artists from the Studio Wayne McGregorFreeSpace programme including MCDC, The Yard Theatre, East London Dance, Rosetta Arts, Newham Music and Loughborough University London to showcase their work and inspire visitors with a jam-packed program including live dance, music, workshops, talks and theatre.

Catch us performing at 12.30pm, 2.30pm 4.30pm and 6pm

Location: International Quarter London

                 Endeavour Square, Stratford, London E20 1JN

Street Dance Colour Jam

August 10, 2018

Join Junction Dance and MCDC this Saturday as we brighten up Broad Street with a colourful explosion of urban and contemporary dance. Set to a cut and paste mash up soundtrack, dancers improvise with paint and colour on a giant canvas. 


If you're feeling creative, you can join in too!

1pm, 2.30pm and 4pm at Broad Street

MCDC back at Camberwell Arts Festival

June 21, 2018

An inspiring evening of new dance by emerging and established artists. 

Performances by MCDC, Holly Rush, McAlpine Dance Studio, Broken Family, Ughetta Pratesi, Toussaint to Move.

Doors and bar open at 7pm at Longfield Hall.

Open Profesional Classes

May 28, 2018

MCDC opens its door to professional dancers to experience how MCDC work, train and create movement.


A strong dynamic class focusing on floor work, intentions, movement qualities and their control. Open class is taking part before MCDC rehearsals therefore the class will include mixture of improvisational methods for creating and generating new vocabulary, build on set phrases and work in contact with collaboration of other artists.


Location: Longfield Hall, 50 Knatchbull Rd, Camberwell, London SE5 9QY

Time: 10am - 11.30am                              Price: free (based on donations)

Auditon Call Out!

April 29, 2018

MCDC is looking for a London based female artist to join MCDC on an upcoming creation.

1st Workshop Audition: 1st of May 9.30am – 2pm

2nd Workshop Audition: 8th of May 9.30 am – 2pm

FEERehearsal and performance on the 22nd of June (subject to funding), 2 week R&D (equity minimum)

To apply, please send your CV,  show-reel and confirmation of your availability  to

For full details follow the link bellow:

We are back at Emerge Festival 2017

November 07, 2017

We are back at Emerge Festival with new work: 'I love myself, do you?'

Premiering on the 7th of November - 11th of November at 8pm at the Space Theatre.

Tickets are cheaper on line so do not miss the opportunity to save a penny and have a great evening with us! Join us for the visual nigh full of new dance!

The Emerge Festival shines a spotlight on emerging dance and physical theatre work, all created by choreographers and theatre makers from a rich mix of experience. 

Barking Folk Festival

June 10, 2017

Family day out!

Roll up for thrills, laughs and excitement as the Broadway opens its door for two days of circus performances, dance, music and comedy.

Will you dare to play our game Continue?

MCDC part of Camberwell Arts festival

June 15, 2017

A mixed bill of emerging artists Holly RushMcAlpine Dance StudioBDblaq Dance and MCDC - Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company presenting their work at Longfield Hall on the 16th of June at 7.30pm

Come join us for a lovely night full of tap, contemporary dance and spoken word!

Blue Cloud Scratch

May 29, 2017

How better to settle back in after the end-of-May bank holiday than with a scratch night of new dance works? We'd like you to join us and to see what you think of our theatre version of aLove Story. 

Blue Cloud Scratch is an exciting new dance scratch night, showcasing works in progress from a diverse range of choreographers, such us Justine Reeve and CompanyMCDC - Michaela Cisarikova Dance CompanyLucy Palmer Dance, Despina MAvrou, Sarah Louise Kristiansen and is curated by Blue Elephant Theatre and Cloud Dance Festival.

FREE open company classes!

May 12, 2017

Michaela Cisarikova will be delivering FREE open company classes from 10am - 12pm next coming Wednesdays at The Longfield Hall (17th of May, 24th of May, 7th of June, 14th of June) and we have some spaces left for each week.

Email us to secure your spot or find out more information:

Let's join MCDC's practice! We like the idea of training, having class together, network and making it affordable - for FREE!

Breakin' Convention kicks off this weekend in London!

April 29, 2017

Breakin' Convention arrives at Sadler's Wells in London this weekend, then hitting the road and touring across the UK! Book your tickets now for the biggest celebration of hip hop culture in the UK!

This year again breaking a new convention - first ever site - specific work presented by artistic director Michaela Cisarikova with collaboration of spoken word artist Malin Smedhagen.

Don't miss it, 5pm on the 29th and 30th of April at 5pm for FREE at the Kahn. 

MCDC at Breaking Convention!

April 28, 2017

First site - specific work presented at the biggest Hip - Hop Theatre Festival - Breaking Convention at Sadlers Wells this year!

Catch artistic director and choreographer Michaela Cisarikova collaborating with spoken word artist Malin Smedhagen performing aLove Story.

Lets join us on a journey we can all relate to. In a digital age, this piece explores the attachment love can bring...

Tickets are limited for each evening! To avoid disappointments book early!

One Night Only! MCDC part of Resolution 2017, Tue 24th January

January 24, 2017

Join us for visually arresting night full of emotive landscape!

Resolution is one of the UK’s biggest dance festival for emerging artists, which takes place at The Place in London. 

Tripple Bill presented by Jannick MothCindy Claes and MCDC - Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company

Be ready for a visceral night of raw dance theatre!

Event postponed to 14th of January

August 26, 2016

Experience the Broadway Theatre like never before as artists play with space and take you behind the scenes. Showcasing established and emerging artists from a range of disciplines and their individual responses to the theme “Courage”.


 MCDC is creating an interactive site - specific dance game made specially for this event, curated by Natalie Su Company for wider engagement within the Barking community.

MCDC NIGHT is back at the Longfield Hall

December 16, 2016

To celebrate what a fantastic year 2016 has been we are hosting MCDC Night! 

It’ll be a night of thrilling performances, innovative work and collaborative spirit. We wouldn’t have achieved so much this year without all your support so we’d love for you to join us as we gear up for 2017!

Doors and Bar open at 7.30pm
 at the Longfield Hall, 50 Knatchbull Rd, London SE5 9Q
Tickets: £7/£6 early birds                                                                    

£9/£8 on the door/cash only

MCDC at the Emerge 13

November 08, 2016

Join MCDC and their new work to celebrate 5th year of the Emerge 13 Festival produced by C - 12 Dance Theatre!

MCDC will be premiering a new work "A love story" at The Space Theatre from the 8th - 12th of November at 8pm together with four more companies. Lets join us on a journey we can all relate to. In a digital age, this piece explores the attachment love can bring

Tickets are limited for each evening! To avoid disapoitments book early!

Will you play the game?

November 05, 2016

MCDC is premiering FREE outdoor interactive dance game, will you have a go?

Dance Reading is a celebratory month of dance throughout November 2016 featuring high quality professional performances, dance workshops, community participatory projects and professional classes, designed to invigorate dance in Reading.

Saturday 5th November at 12pm-12.50pm; 1.30pm-2.20pm and 3pm-3.50pm

Broad Street, Reading Town Centre (Outside M&S)

SOLD OUT!!! MCDC at Body Politic event, Profectus

October 07, 2016

Join MCDC to celebrate their 4th birthday! An evening of amazing artists and performers from poetry to physical theatre!

Profectus is growth, progress, and success. They are creating and nurturing, comfortable yet challenging and rewarding environment where dancers could learn and grow.

MCDC is honoured to present a short extract from a piece titled  A Love Story.

Limited tickets available!

MCDC is looking for an intern/volunteer to join their creative team

August 27, 2016

Unique opportunity to be part of the MCDC team. For more info and how to apply check the button bellow.


To apply please send a short covering letter stating what can you bring to the company and what are you hoping to gain from this opportunity to

The deadline for applications is 27th of August 2016 and interviews will take place first week of September.

It is unpaid opportunity; this is subject to change depending on projects and funding. Travel expenses paid within London on set projects.

MOVEment For Change

July 25, 2016

MOVEment for Change by Artivism Dance Theatre is here!!!

Let's join us to see an amazing line up of artists together with MCDC - Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company and Malin Smedhagen speaking out against the injustices and taboo social issues in the world. 7pm at Broadway Barking Theatre

The event is FREE, however they will be accepting donations at the door to help support the ‪#‎blacklivesmatter‬ movement!!! Come and support ART with an IMPACT!!!

MCDC on tour Slovakia, Dom Kultury Cadca

July 03, 2016

MCDC a Dom Kultúry Čadca uvádza tanečno-divadelné predstavenie Triple Bill.

Celo - vecerne predstavenie sa sklada z troch rozlicnych tanecnych predstaveni a prekvapenia pod vedenim MCDC a spoluprace Domu Kultury, tanecneho suboru SMT JOJA a Danky Jasurkovej. 

Listky su uz v predaji a miesta su limitovane! IBA 3€ za vstupenku!

MCDC on tour Czech Republic - MCDC v Ostravě!!!

July 02, 2016

Již příští týden! Tanec na deskách Staré Arény

MCDC presents Triple Bill - PLASIX / WHO WANTS WHAT / RIAH

Vstupenky jsou již v prodeji na baru ve Staré! 
Celovečerní taněčně-divadelní představení. 
Neděle, 3.7. / 20:00. Budeme se těšit na každého z Vás.

Kubanska Noc Na Kysuciach

July 01, 2016

MCDC will share Cuban energy within contemporary dance speacially made for this festival. 

If you are in Slovakia come an join us!

Zazrite MCDC na Šeríkovom okruhu v Čadci, Slovakia

June 30, 2016

MCDC will share contemporary dance and introduce this art form in unusuall way in Slovakia. 

MCDC tanecnici Vas prevedu po Serikovom okruhu tak troska netradicnou formou. Podme sa na nich pozriet 1.jula 2016 o 17 hod. 

PLASIX at Open Arts Cafe

June 29, 2016

Let's support MCDC and their work PLASIX. Characters will take you to unexpected journey with the dance theatre piece "PLASIX"at the Open Arts Café, Thursday, June 30th
Summer Camp ‘16
Doors open 7:15PM Show starts 8PM

34 Upper Berkeley Street (gated entrance near Green Valley Shop) Nearest tube Marble Arch
Pay what you can (£8 suggested donation) Wine and bites available.

Zucastni sa aj ty tanecneho projektu

June 25, 2016

Si nad 12 rokov? Mas rad tanec a chces si rozsirit svoje tanecne vedomosti? Ak ste odpovedali ano, tak prave o tebe chceme pocut.

Napis nam email na s tvojim zaujmom o tanecny projekt a mi ti zasleme detailne informacie ako sa moct zucastnit. 

Help bring MCDC to Slovakia and Czech Republic

May 22, 2016

14 passionate dance artist in London, no funding, and an invitation to perform in Slovakia and Czech Republic. Please help us to get there!

Anything you can give, big or small, will help bring to the next level, and get MCDC contemporary dance seen by audiences across the Europe. Please spread the word, and thanks for all your support!

MCDC presents Triple Bill, Friday the 20th of May at Longfield Hall

May 14, 2016

MCDC characters will take you to unexpected journey with the dance theatre piece "PLASIX", followed by an ironic world built on games and interactions in the contemporary piece "Who, wants, what" and finishing with the premiere of  "Riah", which creates a world in which a person's hair stores their memories.


Come and support the Triple Bill, this Friday 20th of May at the Longfield Hall, 50 Knatchbull Rd, London SE5 9QY 

Doors and Bar open at 7.30pm

Who, wants, what at Footprint Festival!

May 12, 2016

Who, wantas, what by Ania Straczynska is part of the Footprint Festival 2016!


Let's experience the ironic world built on games and interactions, come and see where distracting silliness will get us at the Michaelis Theatre at Roehampton University on the 13th of May at 6pm.

MCDC dancers taking over the Roehampton university campus

May 10, 2016

On the 10th of May 2016 at The University of Roehampton MCDC will take you on a playful journey to discover, inspire and celebrate the Footprint Festival.



Experience PLASIX at Footprint Festival 2016

May 09, 2016

Join us for the evening to celebrate the work of talented international and local artists on Tuesday the 10th of May at 6pm, Michealis Theatre.

MCDC at Footprint Dance Festival

April 23, 2016

MCDC can proudly announce, that 3 of our pieces will be presented at the Footprint Festival 2016


Lets join MCDC for the evening of performances at the Footprint Dance Festival for only £2 and for FREE workshops during the day!!



MCDC open professional classes

March 25, 2016

Last 3 session!!


Looking for refreshing dance class, where your body and mind get challenged?

MCDC's classes focus on creativity and improvisation within ALL dance styles! These classes gives you tips, tools and One Move Technique how to build confidently your improvisation/freestyle skills within your favourite style in a friendly, fun and supportive environment.


Join us every Thursday from 8pm - 9.30pm at Husky Studios!!

Who, Wants, What

April 08, 2016

MCDC presents "Who, wants, what" by Ania Straczynska.

Premiere the 9th of April at St Laurence's Church, Reading.

We are very excited to share the work!


For tickets and more info click here:

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