One of Shakespeare's most loved plays is brought to life with new original music by young singer/songwriter Wade Ablitt.
Award-winning choreographer Tamsin Fitzgerald and Eddie Kay for Frantic Assembly present Dreaming in Code, an explosive and instinctive brand-new double bill performed by one of the UK’s most innovative male dance companies.
The pantomime of your dreams! The Landseer Players, an amateur dramatics group based in Ipswich, are proud to bring their annual pantomime to DanceEast at the Jerwood DanceHouse for the first time.
This regional event marks an opportunity for performance groups to come together in a series of selected workshops before performing new, devised works in an exciting mixed bill.
An evening of new, devised works from the resident DanceEast Performance Groups and Centre For Advanced Training.
Murmur & Inked is a double bill from Aakash Odedra Company. Artistic Director Odedra is one of the most sought-after British choreographer/dancers today.
Hilarious, tragic and romantic by turns, Dickens' darkly comic masterpiece is retold by The Pantaloons in their own inimitable style.
The Village is inspired by the hundreds of little villages across England. The audience will zoom in and out of local characters’ lives to reveal a web of community spirit.
Danger, the fragility of existence and the desire to survive; we are surrounded by these things in the relentlessness of life. How do we respond? With fear, anger, determination?
Varmints tells the poignant tale of one small creature’s struggle to preserve a world in danger of being lost forever. Every day the city grows larger and the noise grows louder, until there is so much noise that no-one can hear themselves think.
Encore Dance Company – the graduate dance company for Tring Park School for the Performing Arts – appears in an exciting and varied mixed programme of choreography showcasing their work.
This is a dance show for joy, for simple pleasures, for saying 'no' to people who want to tell us what should or should not make us happy; and to endless promises of happiness alluding to a world just out of reach.
Chalk and Of Land And Tongue create an evening of startling and eloquent dance that situates the audience right at the heart of the action.
Conceived by Inua Ellams and directed by Benji Reid the work is inspired by the UK's basketball sub-culture and explores the battles between the human body and mind in this fast-paced game.
A poetic physical dance theatre production for children aged 4+ and their families.
Tracing pathways in space, four jugglers and four ballet dancers share a stage for the first time. 4 x 4 is a collaboration between two worlds: ballet and juggling.
School bookings must be booked by telephone or in person.
This new commission sees Cherkaoui revisiting moments from his established catalogue of work including: Babel(words), Puz/zle, Genesis and TeZukA, incorporating new ideas and movement material from the young dancers.
Students from the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training perform a mixed bill of original works commissioned by some of the most influential national and international choreographers.
Spring is all about the new, so it is the right time of year to introduce fresh artists and new work to the DanceHouse. DanceEast’s One Night Stand programme of work is making a comeback, and true to its nature will bring the best new work by the best new dance companies for one night only.
This season we will be presenting a range of work from, and by, young people and the local community. One of the most exciting projects this spring is the Move | Be Moved Festival. This week-long dance festival is a community takeover and will include shows suitable for families, taster sessions, schools and youth performances and much more.
The more you book, the more you save!
Save 20% when booking tickets for two or more participating shows. The discount applies to an equivalent amount of tickets for each eligible show, and they must all be booked at the same time.
One Night Stand performances showcase the best new dance companies, for one night only, during the spring season.
The aim of these is to introduce some new work, some of which may be challenging, but all of it will be high quality. We really want to hear what you think and so we are offering all One Night Stand ticket holders a half price drink at the bar. DanceEast staff will be around to listen to your feedback. This offer is subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with another offer.
Each season we programme the best work for young audiences and their families, and the Family Ticket is a way to make great savings on selected performances. A family group must include two adults and two children, or one adult and up to three children.
Tickets are subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
For School groups we offer a special price of just £5 per ticket for each student, with one teacher free per ten pupils. Additional teacher tickets can be purchased at £5 if necessary.