28/09/17

Workforce Development Programme – professional development and training opportunity

DanceEast is offering early career dance artists and recent dance graduates living and working in Suffolk and the East a unique professional development opportunity. The Workforce Development Programme (pilot) includes eight high quality and aspirational training sessions for emerging dance artists to upskill practically and artistically, and become market-ready to deliver dance in education and community settings.…

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Postgraduate Apprentice Opportunity: balletLORENT is seeking male or female apprentice dancers to join cast of… https://t.co/ChqllxwcnY

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27/09/17

LOCAL DANCER HARRY CLARK RETURNS TO IPSWICH TO PERFORM WITH SCOTTISH DANCE THEATRE

  Scottish Dance Theatre will bring its Double Bill to Ipswich next month, with local dancer Harry Clark dancing as part of the company. Scotland’s national contemporary dance company will perform at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse for the first time on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 October, with a Double Bill set to delight lucky audiences…
22/09/17

U.DANCE 2018 – REGIONAL PLATFORM APPLICATIONS OPEN

Applications are now open for the U.Dance East Regional Platform, taking place in February 2018. U.Dance is a programme, led by One Dance UK, which seeks to increase the number of youth dance performances and support those who organise them. The framework aims to provide dance performance opportunities for every child and young person in…

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18/09/17

JOSS ARNOTT DANCE BRINGS A WORLD PREMIERE TO IPSWICH’S DANCEEAST THIS OCTOBER

Photo credit: Brian Slater Joss Arnott Dance’s new programme for 2017 will take its audiences on a gripping journey through powerful and heart-pounding choreography that has established the company as one of the most exciting voices in British contemporary dance. The company will perform at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 October,…
05/09/17

JOIN DANCEEAST’S CHALLENGE 1000 AND HELP PROVIDE GREAT DANCE FOR EVERYONE

Photo by Vipul Sangoi DanceEast is challenging 1,000 people to donate £5 each, to help the organisation continue delivering vital work for older movers, and make a huge difference to health and wellbeing through dance. DanceEast’s Challenge 1000 is part of its wider Great Dance for Everyone campaign, aiming to provide rewarding dance and movement…

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01/09/17

ACCLAIMED NATIONAL DANCE COMPANY WALES BRINGS A TRIPLE BILL OF WORK TO IPSWICH THIS SEPTEMBER

Three very different contemporary dance pieces will form National Dance Company Wales’ Autumn tour this year, alongside a host of free events presented at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse in Ipswich, from 22 – 23 September. Profundis, by Israeli-born Roy Assaf, is a provocative and sensual ensemble piece, featuring whimsical wordplay, vintage bathing costumes and an exotic…
01/09/17

A HIP HOP AND CONTEMPORARY DANCE FUSION BY JOSEPH TOONGA FOR ST MARTIN’S CHURCH, COLCHESTER

On Friday 15 September, DanceEast and Roman River Music Festival will present a beautiful afternoon of dance and live music in the spectacular location of St Martin’s Church, Colchester. Dance maker Joseph Toonga will showcase his work To Be Felt, performed by a group of dynamic dancers against the backdrop of charismatic cellist Matthew Sharp.…