Design for Dance, Photographer: Monica Alcazar-Duarte

AlixPartners are long-term supporters of Central Saint Martins and have sponsored a range of events since 2012.  Some of these events include the BA Fashion show in May 2012 with a VIP client event, the MA Fashion show at London Fashion Week in February 2013 with VIP front row seats, the MA Fine Art auction with preview and supper in the gallery, a lecture and supper with the artist at the Gijs Bakker 40 years of Jewellery show and most recently the Design for Dance production held in CSM’s platform theatre in March 2014.

This collaboration creates a forum where business people can engage with talented students and educators to spark new and innovative ideas. 

AlixPartners Culture Club members were invited to a special showcase of original dance pieces created by CSM Performance Design and Practice students in collaboration with student choreographers and dancers from London Studio Centre, Central School of Ballet and Rambert School.

AlixPartners is a consulting firm best known for its pioneering work in corporate turnarounds. Founded in 1982, they have grown to a staff of over 900 with offices located throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Firm supporters of the arts and culture, AlixPartners have previously run innovative partnerships with the V&A, Dragset & Elmgreen and the British Museum.

Their partnership with CSM has enabled AlixPartners staff and guests to have access to key speakers and niche cultural events at the cutting edge of the creative economy. AlixPartners Global Director of Marketing said of the college “CSM is actually an ‘understated’ powerhouse of innovation, which is feeding new ideas and innovation into the UK economy”.


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CSM blog on Design for Dance