Performance & Event Archive

Welcome to the DanceEast Archive

Have a look at some of the previous events and activities that have taken place at the DanceHouse.

SUMMER CELEBRATION

This platform will showcase DanceEast's performance groups alongside local community groups from the region and DanceEast's Centre for Advanced Training. Each group has been working on the theme of 'family' as a starting point for the creation of their work.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 1 July | 4:30PM
Saturday 1 July | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£10
Hired
Event

Copleston High School Summer Dance Showcase

Copleston High School is proud to present a dance variety show, showcasing the work of GCSE and A Level Dance groups, dance companies Diamond and Stardust, as well as the dance clubs from Year 7 to 13 and the Sixth Form Dance Academy.

Performance Dates and Times

Tuesday 11 July | 7:00PM
Wednesday 12 July | 7:00PM
Thursday 13 July | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£8
08/06/2017

Pulse Dance Day

Each year the New Wolsey Theatre invites DanceEast to programme an evening of new dance as part of its annual PULSE Festival. This year DanceEast presents a fun and thought-provoking triple bill by some of the most exciting contemporary dance artists.

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 8 June

Ticket Price

See all three shows for £15

23/06/2017

TAP JAM | OLD KENT ROAD

Join three world-class tap dancers as they improvise along with a live band. Energetic, creative and full of individuality, this infectious dance style transports you back to the 1930s when dancers would improvise, jam and battle on street corners.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 23 June | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12
08/07/2017

20 QUESTIONS

DanceEast Associate Artist UNIT present their first full-length performance 20 Questions.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 8 July | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£10
18/07/2017

TARANTISEISMIC

Following a sell-out performance last year, National Youth Dance Company return to DanceEast with their latest production created by 2016-2017 Guest Artistic Director Damien Jalet.

Performance Dates and Times

Tuesday 18 July | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£17.5
Hired
Event
15/07/2017

MUSICALITY

The Emma Dodd School of Performing Arts present their annual Showcase " Musicality". Encompassing the very best of the students work over the past year. An action packed, fun filled show suitable for all ages!

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 15 July | 2:00PM
Saturday 15 July | 6:00PM

Ticket Price

£15, £12 concessions

Hired
Event
26/06/2017 - 27/06/2017

‘Video Killed The IHS Star’

Ipswich High School for Girls Dance Department presents: ‘Video Killed The Radio IHS Star’.

Performance Dates and Times

Monday 26 June | 6:00PM
Tuesday 27 June | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£8.50, £6.50 concessions

Hired
Event
11/06/2017

CHILDREN’S THEATRE COMPANY SHOWCASE

Over 100 performers of the CTC Academy will take to the stage this June as they proudly present their first showcase; a celebration of talent and musical theatre.

Performance Dates and Times

Sunday 11 June | 12:00PM
Sunday 11 June | 3:00PM

Ticket Price

£15, £12 concessions

Hired
Event

Combined Schools Dance Project Of Love and Aether

Children from four local schools join together for this show inspired by ‘The Snow Merchant’ by Sam Gayton and directed by Sam Moss.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 24 March | 6:00PM

Ticket Price

£5
Hired
Event

THE BUTTON BOX

St. Helen's Primary School pupils present Button Box at the Jerwood DanceHouse.

Performance Dates and Times

Monday 27 March | 6:30PM
Tuesday 28 March | 6:30PM

Ticket Price

£3.50, £2.50 concessions for Under 16s & Over 60s

Hired
Event
Sat 6 May

PHANTASMAGORICAL

The Theatre Emporium presents, Phantasmagorical... a celebration of the weird & the wonderful.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 6 May | 6:45PM

Ticket Price

£11
Hired
Event
Wed 15 - Fri 17 March

OLIVER!

Finborough School proudly presents the great British musical Oliver!

Performance Dates and Times

Wednesday 15 March | 7:00PM
Thursday 16 March | 7:00PM
Friday 17 March | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£12, £8 child ticket

Hired
Event
Wed 1 - Fri 3 March

Fiddler on the Roof

A cast of 65 from St Joseph’s College bring you this eternally popular musical production, about one man’s struggle to hold on to his family and values in a changing world.

Performance Dates and Times

Wednesday 1 March | 7:00PM
Thursday 2 March | 7:00PM
Friday 3 March | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£15, £13 concessions

Hired
Event
THURS 20 APRIL

ENCORE DANCE 2017

The 20 strong cast will dance a range of diverse dance works including Elite Syncopations choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan with the music of Scott Joplin.

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 20 April | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12, £10 concessions

Hired
Event
WED 12 & THURS 13 APRIL

ANNIE

The Children's Theatre Junior Company will take to the stage this April to bring you the family favourite, ANNIE JR!

Performance Dates and Times

Wednesday 12 April | 2:30PM
Wednesday 12 April | 7:00PM
Thursday 13 April | 2:30PM
Thursday 13 April | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£15, £12 Concessions

Sat 11 March

THE INKWELL

DanceEast presents its much anticipated annual community project with a cast of up to 200 people from across the Babergh, Mid Suffolk and Forest Heath Districts.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 11 March | 4:00PM
Saturday 11 March | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions, £30 Family Ticket

Age Suitability

All
Fri 5 May

ROSALIND

James Cousins' latest work is inspired by one of Shakespeare's most headstrong and independent heroines, Rosalind. In this unique production, Cousins takes her passion and eloquence beyond words, to somewhere only movement can go.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 5 May | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

From £12, £9 concessions, £6 school groups

Age Suitability

12yrs+
Sat 12 Feb

U.DANCE EAST

Youth dance groups from all over the East come together for this spectacular event to showcase the talent of young people in the region.

Performance Dates and Times

Sunday 12 February | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions, £30 Family Ticket

Age Suitability

All
Fri 31 March

AFRICARMEN

Tavaziva's Africarmen ignites this classic tale of desire, deceit and corruption in an African township where military corruption is rife.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 31 March | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

From £12, £9 concessions, £6 school groups

Age Suitability

12yrs+
Fri 28 April

SILK ROAD

José Agudo's Silk Road is a fascinating and vibrant exploration through dance, of rituals that took place along this ancient trade route across Asia.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 28 April | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

From £12, £9 concessions, £6 school groups

FRI 12 MAY

WITNESS

Company Chameleon turns the spotlight on mental health with this captivating double bill.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 12 May | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

From £12, £9 concessions, £6 school groups

Age Suitability

11yrs+
Sat 18 - Mon 20 March

GETTING DRESSED

Dive into a dancing world of colour and clothes with Second Hand Dance.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 18 March | 4:00PM
Monday 20 March | 10:30AM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions, £30 Family Ticket, £6 school groups

Age Suitability

4yrs+
Fri 19 - Sat 20 May

SUITES CURIEUSES

Cas Public's Suites Curieuses is inspired by one of the best-loved fairy tales, Little Red Riding Hood.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 19 May | 1:30PM
Saturday 20 May | 11:00AM
Saturday 20 May | 1:30PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions, £30 Family Ticket

Sat 4 Feb

NIGHT AT THE THEATRE

A fantastic introduction to dance and theatre for young people from Casson & Friends.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 4 February | 1:30PM
Saturday 4 February | 4:30PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions, £30 Family Ticket

Age Suitability

4yrs+
Fri 24 Feb

MATERIAL MEN REDUX

Shobana Jeyasingh presents Material Men redux, performed by two dazzling dancers of Indian heritage, each choosing styles that couldn't be more different; classical Indian and hip hop.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 24 February | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

From £12, £9 concessions, £6 school groups

Age Suitability

12yrs+
Sat 11 Feb

SPRING SHOWCASE

Featuring DanceEast's performance companies and Centre for Advanced Training, this showcase presents a variety of styles from all ages.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 11 February | 4:30PM
Saturday 11 February | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions, £30 Family Ticket

Age Suitability

All
SAT 8 APRIL

GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS

Northern Ballet brings this classic children's story to life and is the perfect opportunity for your little ones to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre for the first time.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 8 April | 12:00PM
Saturday 8 April | 2:00PM
Saturday 8 April | 4:00PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions, £30 Family Ticket

Age Suitability

All
Hired
Event
Thurs 16 - Sat 18 Feb

CINDERELLA

The Landseer Players are excited to bring the most magical pantomime, Cinderella, to the Jerwood DanceHouse.

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 16 February | 2:00PM
Friday 17 February | 7:30PM
Saturday 18 February | 2:00PM
Saturday 18 February | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12, £10 concessions

SAT 10 DEC

It’s Christmas!

The Emma Dodd School of Performing Arts presents their Christmas Showcase; It's Christmas!

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 10 December | 2:00PM
Saturday 10 December | 6:00PM

Ticket Price

£15, £12 concessions.

Evening show all tickets £17.50

TUES 6 DEC

All Wrapped Up

A showcase of dance work from all year groups, exam classes, and dance companies Diamond, Stardust and Dance Academy.

Performance Dates and Times

Tuesday 6 December | 7:00PM
Wednesday 7 December | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£6
TUES 15 - THURS 17 NOV

Shakespeare Schools Festival

Shakespeare Schools Festival is proud to present a series of unique performances by children from all over Suffolk.

Performance Dates and Times

Tuesday 15 November | 7:00PM
Wednesday 16 November | 7:00PM
Thursday 17 November | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£9
SUN 20 NOV

Unforgettable – A Tribute To Nat King Cole

Mark Anthony presents Unforgettable - A Tribute To Nat King Cole to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of a legend.

Performance Dates and Times

Sunday 20 November | 2:30PM

Ticket Price

£12
Thurs 20 Oct

THE SOUL IN THE MACHINE

Commissioned by YMCA, Created by Saltmine Trust, The Soul in the Machine is for anyone who works for a living.

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 20 October | 7.30pm

Ticket Price

£12.50

Wed 14 - Sun 18 Dec

PINOCCHIO

Jasmin Vardimon's Pinocchio will combine physical theatre, quirky characterisation, innovative technologies, text and dance.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 16 December | 10:30AM
Friday 16 December | 7:00PM
Saturday 17 December | 2:00PM
Saturday 17 December | 7:00PM
Sunday 18 December | 2:00PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions

Age Suitability

7yrs+
FRI 25 NOV

DISAPPEARING ACTS

Award-winning choreographer Yael Flexer and digital artist Nic Sandiland create upfront and witty movement-driven works for Disappearing Acts.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 25 November | 7:00PM
Friday 25 November | 9:00PM

Ticket Price

£17.5

Age Suitability

14yrs+
FRI 4 NOV

THE HAPPINESS PROJECT

Internationally renowned dance artist and DanceEast Choreographic Development Award recipient, Didy Veldman, launches her own company 'Umanoove' with The Happiness Project.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 4 November | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£17.5
FRI 28 - SAT 29 OCT

STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER

Arthur Pita returns to DanceEast with HeadSpaceDance to present the wickedly gruesome Stepmother/Stepfather.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 28 October | 7:30PM
Saturday 29 October | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£17.5

Age Suitability

14yrs+
THURS 27 - SAT 29 OCT

BEASTIE

Inspired by the imagination of young people, Beastie is an innovative participatory experience for children aged 6-10 years as part of this year's SPILL Festival.

Performance Dates and Times

01473 295900 or online at spillfestival.com

Thursday 27 – Saturday 29 October at 9:30, 12:00 & 2.30pm each day

Ticket Price

Buy one for £10, get one for £5

SAT 22 OCT

TO BE FELT…

A groundbreaking afternoon of dance and live music from DanceEast Choreographic Development Award winner Joseph Toonga, in the spectacular location of Orford Church.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 22 October | 1.00pm & 4.00pm

Ticket Price

£12, £12 concessions

FRI 21 - SAT 22 OCT

BRITTEN DANCES

Aldeburgh Music and DanceEast present a compelling combination of choreography by Richard Alston.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 21 & Saturday 22 October | 7.30pm

Ticket Price

£30, £26, £22, £18, £13

FRI 14 OCT

LEVIATHAN

Multi-award winning choreographer James Wilton's re-imagining of Herman Melville's seminal novel, Moby Dick.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 14 October | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£17.5

Age Suitability

12yrs+
FRI 7 - SAT 8 OCT

RUN

2Faced Dance Company's gritty and explosive new triple bill from three world class female choreographers.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 7 October | 7:30PM
Saturday 8 October | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£15

Age Suitability

11yrs+
FRI 30 SEPT

DOUBLE BILL

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, Candoco Dance Company presents a double bill featuring bold and exciting full company works.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 30 September | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12
Sat 10 - Sun 11 September

DANCE FOR SUFFOLK

For only the second time in half a century, dancers from The Royal Ballet Company return to Suffolk for two unique gala performance at the Ipswich Regent.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 10 September | 7.30pm

Sunday 11 September | 1.30pm

Ticket Price

£0
Sat 30 July

END OF YEAR SHOW

Students from the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training perform a mixed bill of original works commissioned by some of the most influential and international choreographers for their annual End Of Year Show.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 30 July | 4:30PM
Saturday 30 July | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£10
Sat 29 July

CAT END OF YEAR SHOW

Students from the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training perform a mixed bill of original works commissioned by some of the most influential and international choreographers for their annual End Of Year Show.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 29 July | 4:30PM
Saturday 29 July | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£10
Thurs 28 - Fri 29 July

WILD SPACE

DanceEast is proud to be supporting choreographer Robert Binet and playwright Rosamund Small in the creation of a groundbreaking and thought-provoking ballet, Terra Incognita.

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 28 July | 7:45PM
Friday 29 July | 7:45PM

Ticket Price

£40

Age Suitability

10yrs+
Tues 19 July

IN – NOCENTES

National Youth Dance Company return with a new work by the critically acclaimed Salder's Wells Associate Artist Guest Artistic Director Michael Keegan-Dolan.

Performance Dates and Times

Tuesday 19 July | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£10
Sat 9 July

THE ADVENTURES OF THE LITTLE GHOST

Based on the book The Little Ghost by Otfried Preussler, The Adventures of The Little Ghost transports the audience into a magical world that unfolds before their eyes.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 9 July | 2:00PM
Saturday 9 July | 4:30PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions

Age Suitability

4yrs+
Wed 6 July

SCHOOLS PERFORMANCE PLATFORM

Celebrating dance taking place in schools and colleges in a performance platform.

Performance Dates and Times

Wednesday 6 July | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£10

Age Suitability

All
Mon 4 July

CREATIVE HEART: RAW

Part of DanceEast Move | Be Moved Festival this evening will share new and experimental work in progress from local artists involved in the DanceEast Creative Heart Network.

Performance Dates and Times

Monday 4 July | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£5

Sat 2 July

PERFORMANCE PLATFORM

A celebratory performance platform for the best local community and performance groups from access the region.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 2 July | 7.00pm

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions

Age Suitability

All
Fri 1 July

7 SCHOOLS, 1 TOWN

A showing of all eight films from the 7 Schools 1 Town project, as part of DanceEast's Move | Be Moved Festival

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 1 July | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£5

Age Suitability

All
Fri 24 June

TRACING GESTURES

Stephanie Schober uses drawing and video projection to trace the dancers' movements and physicality.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 24 June | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12
Fri 10 June

BEAUTY OF THE BEAST

Company Chameleon peels back and uncovers the many faces of masculinity - strength, vulnerability, camaraderie and hostility, and explores what happens when affiliation becomes identity.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 10 June | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12

Age Suitability

12yrs+
Sat 4 June

THE WEDDING

Part of PULSE Festival 2016, Gecko presents a work in progress sharing which explores the ritual of the wedding and its place in modern society.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 4 June | 4.00pm

Ticket Price

£5

Thurs 2 June

PULSE DANCE DAY

Part of PULSE Festival 2016, Brighton-based duo The Hiccup Project celebrate love and lust in all its messy and confusing forms in an honest, provocative and laugh-out-loud funny performance.

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 2 June | 9.30pm

Ticket Price

Starting from £8.50
£5 under 26

Thurs 2 June

PULSE DANCE DAY

Part of PULSE Festival 2016, this show by Rhiannon Faith is about friendship, being a woman and asking for help.

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 2 June | 8.00pm

Ticket Price

Starting from £8.50
£5 under 26

Sat 28 May

MOVING GALLERY

A unique collaboration between DanceEast and photography students from UCS on Saturday 28 May | 12.00pm & 3.00pm

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 28 May | 12.00pm & 3.00pm

Ticket Price

FREE

Sun 19 June

The CTC Showcase

Over 100 performers of the CTC Academy will take to the stage this June as they proudly present their first showcase; a celebration of talent and musical theatre.

Performance Dates and Times

Sunday 19 June | 2:30PM
Sunday 19 June | 6:00PM

Ticket Price

£15, £12 concessions

Age Suitability

All
11-14 May

The House of Bernarda Alba

Gallery Players present The House of Bernarda Alba written by Spanish poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca in 1936, only a month before he was murdered by Fascists at the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.

Performance Dates and Times

Wednesday 11 May | 7:30PM
Thursday 12 May | 7:30PM
Friday 13 May | 7:30PM
Saturday 14 May | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£14.50

Age Suitability

All
16 July

Musicality 2016

Students from the Emma Dodd School of Performing Arts take to the stage in their annual showcase.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 16 July

Ticket Price

£15, £12 concessions

Age Suitability

All
17 June - 1 July

Move | Be Moved

DanceEast's first community dance festival! Find out what we've got lined up...

Performance Dates and Times

Ticket Price

Age Suitability

26 - 28 May

VUELOS

Multi-award winning international company Aracaladanza returns to the UK to delight audiences with their new dance theatre production Vuelos (Flights), made especially for families.

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 26 May | 1:30PM
Friday 27 May | 1:30PM
Friday 27 May | 6:00PM
Saturday 28 May | 1:30PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions

£30 Family Ticket

£5 School Groups

Age Suitability

5yrs+
FRI 22 - SAT 23 JULY

Around the World in 80 Days

Starz Performing Arts Academy Juniors proudly present Around the World in 80 Days.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 22 July | 7:00PM
Saturday 23 July | 2:00PM
Saturday 23 July | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£10
20 May

TRIPLE BILL

Ballet Black, a company for international dancers of black and Asian descent, collaborates with three bold and inventive choreographers to present a trilogy of narrative and abstract dance.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 20 May | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

7yrs+
6 May

Metaphors We Live By

Metaphors We Live By from Annie Pui Ling Lok unites sound and dance in a powerful immersive live performance.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 6 May | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12, £9 concessions

2 May

ENCORE DANCE

The Encore Dance tour brings together graduates from Tring Park School for the Performing Arts with all of the skills and talents that have been nurtured throughout the course to showcase to the public.

Performance Dates and Times

Monday 2 May | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions

Age Suitability

All
FRI 1 - WED 6 JULY

MOVE | BE MOVED FESTIVAL

It’s back! following last year’s popular festival we are delighted to host our second annual Community Dance Festival at the Jerwood DanceHouse in Ipswich.

Performance Dates and Times

Ticket Price

From £5

29 - 30 April

FAGIN’S TWIST

DanceEast is thrilled to present the WORLD PREMIERE of Fagin's Twist by Avant Garde Dance and The Place.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 29 April | 7:30PM
Saturday 30 April | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

8yrs+
22 - 23 April

THE ODYSSEY

Homer's epic poem is retold in an extraordinary dance theatre production by Mark Bruce Company.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 22 April | 7:30PM
Saturday 23 April | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

14yrs+
15 April

A ROOM FOR ALL OUR TOMORROWS

Following a thrilling performance at the Jerwood DanceHouse during PULSE Festival in June 2015, DanceEast is very excited to welcome back Igor and Moreno with their new show.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 15 April | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

All
12 - 14 July

Better When I’m Dancing

A celebration of a year's work from dance clubs right through to the GCSE and A Level Dance students.

Performance Dates and Times

Tuesday 12 – Thursday 14 July | 7.00pm

Ticket Price

£8, £6 concessions

1 April

NORA INVITES AGGISS, BURROWS, FARGION AND TANGUY

Nora is the coming together of dancers Eleanor Sikorski and Flora Wellesley Wesley.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 1 April | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

14yrs+
23 March

TORTOISE & THE HARE

We are delighted to welcome to Ipswich, for the first time, one of the UK's most popular dance companies, Northern Ballet.

Performance Dates and Times

Wednesday 23 March | 2:00PM
Wednesday 23 March | 4:00PM
Wednesday 23 March | 6:00PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions

£30 Family Ticket

£5 School Groups

Age Suitability

3yrs+
12 March

ROCK PAPER SCISSORS

DanceEast presents an experimental new work in its annual large-scale community district prioject at the Jerwood DanceHouse & The Apex in Bury St Edmunds.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 12 March | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions

Age Suitability

All
4 - 5 March

DIGITOPIA

Tom Dale Company creates extraordinary performances that bring together urban contemporary dance, electronic music and digital art.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 4 March | 10:30AM
Friday 4 March | 7:00PM
Saturday 5 March | 2:30PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions

£30 Family Ticket

£5 School Groups

Age Suitability

5yrs+
1 March

DANCE SPRINGS: THE SHOW

Dance Springs is an annual dance platform for mid-career and emerging dance artists in the east of England.

Performance Dates and Times

Tuesday 1 March | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

All tickets £5

Age Suitability

All
26 February

PATTERN RECOGNITION

DanceEast Associate Artist Alexander Whitley explores themes of learning, memory and technology of artificial intelligence.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 26 February | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

11yrs+
18 - 20 February

Aladdin

The Landseer Players are excited to bring their Genie-us of a pantomime to the Jerwood DanceHouse. This magical family show will be sure to entertain you whatever your age.

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 18 February | 2.00pm
Friday 19 February | 7.30pm
Saturday 20 February | 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Ticket Price

£10, £8.50 concessions

Age Suitability

3yrs+
14 February

U.DANCE EAST

U.Dance East celebrates and showcases excellence in youth dance from across the east of England.

Performance Dates and Times

Sunday 14 February | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions

Age Suitability

All
13 February

SPRING SHOWCASE

An evening of new, devised works from the resident DanceEast Performance Groups and Centre for Advanced Training.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 13 February | 5:00PM
Saturday 13 February | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£10, £7 concessions

Age Suitability

All
29 January

I LOVED YOU AND I LOVED YOU

This rapturous new production by Sweetshop Revolution, half-way between dance and a play, tells an extraordinary true story of young Welsh composer Morfydd Owen.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 29 January | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

16yrs+
2/6/2017 - 3/6/2017

Triple Bill featuring Red Riding Hood

Ballet Black are back following a sell-out show here in 2016.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 2 June | 7:30PM
Saturday 3 June | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

Tickets from £12, £9 concessions, School Groups £6

Age Suitability

7yrs+
22 - 23 January

The Little Match Girl

Arthur Pita returns to Ipswich with this touching tale, based on the classic Christmas story, of an impoverished young street girl's hopes and dreams, beautifully told through dance, song and original live music.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 22 January | 11:00AM
Friday 22 January | 7:00PM
Saturday 23 January | 2:30PM

Ticket Price

£7, £5 CONCESSIONS, £20 FAMILY TICKET

Age Suitability

5yrs+
16 - 20 DECEMBER

Chotto Desh

Chotto Desh, meaning 'small homeland', draws on Akram Khan's unique quality of cross-cultural storytelling, creating a compelling tale of a young man's dreams and memories from Britain to Bangladesh.

Performance Dates and Times

Wednesday 16 December | 10:30AM
Wednesday 16 December | 1:30PM
Thursday 17 December | 10:30AM
Thursday 17 December | 1:30PM
Friday 18 December | 7:00PM
Saturday 19 December | 3:00PM
Saturday 19 December | 7:00PM
Sunday 20 December | 3:00PM

Ticket Price

CHRISTMAS SHOWS | £10, £7 CONCESSIONS, £30 FAMILY TICKET

Age Suitability

7yrs+
4 - 5 December

The Doodle Dance Show

Grab a pen and kick off your shoes for this playful, interactive story-show by Anna Williams and Tom Roden that will get the whole family drawing and moving, doodling and imagining.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 4 December | 1:30PM
Saturday 5 December | 11:30AM
Saturday 5 December | 2:30PM

Ticket Price

£7, £5 CONCESSIONS, £20 FAMILY TICKET

Age Suitability

All
19 - 21 November

May Contain Food

Award-winning Protein returns with its most playful collaboration to date as four vocalists and four dancers all sing for their supper in a dining setting that may contain food...

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 19 November | 7:30PM
Friday 20 November | 7:30PM
Saturday 21 November | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12 – £15, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

12yrs+
13 November

Counteracts

A new double bill combining mischievous questions and virtuosic performance.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 13 November | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12 – £15, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

All
6 November

Who Killed Bambi & Metropolis

Choreographer Renaud Wiser, former dancer with Rambert and Bonachela Dance Company, presents a double bill of fast paced and compelling dancing.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 6 November | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12 – £15, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

12yrs+
23 October

Chotto Desh

Chotto Desh, meaning 'small homeland', draws on Khan's unique quality of cross-cultural storytelling, creating a compelling tale of a young man's dreams and memories from Britain to Bangladesh. Catch the world premiere this October and watch it again in December when its returns as our Christmas show.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 23 October | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

WORLD PREMIERE | £12 – £15, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

7yrs+
16 October

5 | 0

Critically acclaimed Joss Arnott Dance presents a triple bill that will take you on a gripping journey of power, precision and heart-pounding choreography with Dame Evelyn Glennie who will be performing live onstage.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 16 October | 7:30PM
Saturday 17 October | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12 – £15, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

12yrs+
3 October

Conceal | Reveal

Conceal | Reveal is a brand new evening of work from the internationally acclaimed Sadler's Wells Associate Artist, Russell Maliphant.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 3 October | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12 – £15, £9 concessions

Age Suitability

8yrs+
2 October

DANCEEAST ENTERPRISES PRESENTS Conceal | Reveal

Conceal | Reveal is a brand new evening of work from the internationally acclaimed Sadler's Wells Associate Artist, Russell Maliphant.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 2 October | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£20

Age Suitability

8yrs+
1 August

End of Year Show

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 1 August | 4:30PM
Saturday 1 August | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£8

Age Suitability

All
25 July

Paperwork! The Physical Musical

With office politics, whodunnits and even a romance or two, the multi-talented cast quite literally turn the working week upside down and inside out to an original soundtrack of jazzy upbeat songs.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 25 July | 4:00PM
Saturday 25 July | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£10

Age Suitability

All
21 July

FRAME[D]

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Tuesday 21 July | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£8

Age Suitability

All
12 July

Noteriety Choir in Concert

Making their DanceEast debut, Noteriety are a 40 strong community choir based in Ipswich. All profits from this concert will be going towards Rett UK and Help For Heroes

Performance Dates and Times

Sunday 12 July | 6:00PM

Ticket Price

£7.50, Concessions £5.50

Age Suitability

All
7 - 9 July

Copleston High School Summer Dance Show

Copleston High School is proud to present a dance variety show, showcasing the work of the GCSE Dance and A level Dance groups.

Performance Dates and Times

Tuesday 7 July | 7:00PM
Wednesday 8 July | 7:00PM
Thursday 9 July | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£8

Age Suitability

All
20 June & 2 July

BELONGING(s)

BELONGING(s) is Tilted Productions’ new outdoor promenade piece. It merges contemporary dance, physical theatre and movement poetry with objects.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 20 June | 3:00PM
Saturday 20 June | 6:00PM
Thursday 2 July | 3:00PM
Thursday 2 July | 6:00PM

Ticket Price

£0

Age Suitability

7yrs+
28 June

Rebuilding Pagodas

Inspired by Britten’s response to the sound world of the gamelan in The Prince of the Pagodas, young people from different groups around Suffolk, including Suffolk Youth Dance Company, have worked to create new pieces.

Performance Dates and Times

 

Ticket Price

£2

27 June - 1 July

Move | Be Moved Performance Platform 2015

This performance platform, designed specifically for schools, colleges, private dance schools, community groups and choreographers from across the region and beyond, provides the opportunity for people to showcase their skills in dance.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 27 June | 4:30PM
Saturday 27 June | 7:30PM
Sunday 28 June | 4:30PM
Sunday 28 June | 7:30PM
Monday 29 June | 7:00PM
Tuesday 30 June | 7:00PM
Wednesday 1 July | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£8

Age Suitability

All
26 June

4X4

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 26 June | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12

Age Suitability

All
22 June

Hop

A poetic physical dance theatre production for children aged 4+ and their families.

Performance Dates and Times

Monday 22 June | 1:30PM

Ticket Price

£5

Age Suitability

4yrs+
17 June

Hercules

A family dance cabaret!

One extraordinary superhero, 12 impossible tasks … it’s the story of Hercules as you’ve never seen it before!

Performance Dates and Times

11.00am & 7.00pm

Ticket Price

£10 – £17

14 June

Musicality

The Emma Dodd School of Performing Arts presents its annual showcase Musicality!

Performance Dates and Times

Ticket Price

£0

Age Suitability

All
29 & 30 May

The Spalding Suite

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 29 May | 9:00PM
Saturday 30 May | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12

Age Suitability

12yrs+
21 May

UCS BA(Hons) Dance Showcase

Students across all three years are presenting their own choreographies and films exploring a range of themes and dance styles.

Performance Dates and Times

Thursday 21 May | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£5

Age Suitability

All
15 May

Of Land And Tongue

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 15 May | 6:30PM
Friday 15 May | 8:30PM

Ticket Price

£12

Age Suitability

All
1 May

Promises of Happiness

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 1 May | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12

Age Suitability

All
24 April

Encore Dance Company

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 24 April | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£15

Age Suitability

All
17 & 18 April

Varmints

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 17 April | 1:30PM
Saturday 18 April | 1:30PM

Ticket Price

£12

Age Suitability

7yrs+
20 March

Last Man Standing

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?

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 20 March | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12

Age Suitability

14yrs+
14 & 25 March

The Village

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 14 March | 4:00PM
Saturday 14 March | 7:00PM

Ticket Price

£8

Age Suitability

All
6 March

Murmur & Inked

Murmur & Inked is a double bill from Aakash Odedra Company. Artistic Director Odedra is one of the most sought-after British choreographer/dancers today.

Performance Dates and Times

Friday 6 March | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£12

Age Suitability

All
28 February

Spring Showcase 2015

An evening of new, devised works from the resident DanceEast Performance Groups and Centre For Advanced Training.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 28 February | 5:00PM
Saturday 28 February | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£8

Age Suitability

All
22 February

U.Dance East

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Sunday 22 February | 7:30PM

Ticket Price

£8

Age Suitability

All
6 February

Dreaming In Code

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.

Performance Dates and Times

Ticket Price

£0

Age Suitability

11yrs+
13 - 22 December

Butterflies

From caterpillar to butterfly, follow the delightful transformation with Compagnia TPO, one of Italy’s leading children’s theatre companies.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 13 – Monday 22 December | Various times

Ticket Price

£0