Opportunities for Professional Artists

Rural Retreats

The internationally renowned and pioneering Rural Retreats puts DanceEast on the global map and brings together, every few years, leaders from the world’s top dance companies. Our next Retreat is in 2019.

Studio and Theatre Space

Our world class dance studios are available to hire at a preferential rate for professional dance artists.

Creative Heart (Dance Artists Network)

DanceEast hosts regular meetings by an Ipswich-based group of dance artists and those interesting in working with dance artists.

Choreographic Development Award

For UK based choreographers, working across all genres and contexts, with a minimum of two years professional experience.

R&D, Residencies and Production Weeks

We welcome artists looking to immerse themselves in the creation process and provide residencies and production weeks to artists at all stages of their careers.

Continuing Professional Development

Our Continuing Professional Development caters for all levels from dance student to graduate, to dance teacher and artist and is offered through a series of one-off workshops, half day and full day events.


Artists are at the heart of DanceEast

We offer many opportunities for Professional Artists including Continuing Professional Development at all levels from dance student to graduate, to dance teacher and artist.

Artists are at the heart of our organisation and we are committed to supporting you in a number of ways. Look out for our workshops, events, classes and opportunities to work with visiting companies, associate artists and the Centre for Advanced Training students.

Lucy Bayliss, Head of Creative Programmes


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