15/12/17

DANCEEAST CALL OUT FOR NEW ASSOCIATE ARTISTS; APPLICATIONS OPEN

  Having established a reputation for working across the UK and internationally with a range of different companies and partners, DanceEast are pleased to announce an open call out for new Associate Artists. The call out is for up to three Associate Artists and one Junior Associate to collaborate closely with from April 2018 until…

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13/12/17

Festive Celebration for Woodward Markwell & DanceEast 8 Year Partnership

  Since 2009 Woodward Markwell Insurance Brokers Limited has recognised the importance and value of young people being able to access high quality dance experiences and has supported DanceEast by investing in a superb programme of work for children in Ipswich and across Suffolk. “We are very happy to continue to support DanceEast’s activities for…
27/11/17

EACH Lantern Walk

EACH Lantern Walk We are delighted to be hosting the annual Christmas Lantern Walk for East Anglia Children’s Hospice (EACH) on Friday 8 December at the Jerwood DanceHouse. This magical walk will take participants from the DanceHouse along the Waterfront before returning for some Christmas entertainment, refreshments and raffle. All ages are welcome and under 14s must be accompanied…

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23/11/17

ALEXANDER WHITLEY DANCE COMPANY LEADS SCIENCE RESIDENCY AT THE OAKS PRIMARY SCHOOL

Alexander Whitley Dance Company has been in residency with Year 5 students from The Oaks Primary School in Ipswich this week. Combining artistic and scientific concepts through movement, two dancers from Alexander Whitley Dance Company, Victoria Roberts and Hannah Ekholm, alongside solar scientist Alessandra Giunta are working with the students to explore the company’s latest…
18/11/17

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

  DanceEast is in the midst of 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…

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Can you guess how many Borrowers live in the Jerwood DanceHouse? Enter our prize draw to be in with a chance of win… https://t.co/k2y1YB0pKZ

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17/11/17

SPRINGBOARD: CREATIVE DANCE FOR THOSE WITH ADDITIONAL NEEDS

  DanceEast’s Springboard classes for children and adults with additional needs are back this Autumn and will continue in the Spring season. Springboard for Tots will also be introduced, a class for children with additional needs aged 12 months and over. While encouraging movement and creativity, these classes are a wonderful way to make friends…
15/11/17

GET COSY THIS CHRISTMAS WITH DANCEEAST’S THE BORROWERS – MUSIC, MAGIC AND ANIMATION AWAITS

A DanceEast season would not be complete without something magical for children. This Christmas Ipswich’s Jerwood DanceHouse will welcome a festive exclusive, from Wednesday 13 – Sunday 17 December. Commissioned by DanceEast, The Borrowers will capture the imagination of children, families and people of all ages, based on Mary Norton’s much-loved book. It is a…

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.@AvantGardeDance are looking for Associate Artists to join them for a week-long training and development programme… https://t.co/D0UZdRlNQc

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08/11/17

POP MY MIND COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED – 8 NOVEMBER 2017

Pop My Mind is a curated online hub for artists of all disciplines. Its community is challenged to produce new work in response to each other’s work and themes, making the hub a springboard for fresh ideas and dynamic creativity. Pop My Mind has partnered with DanceEast to see how its community of artists respond to…
30/10/17

DanceEast and University of Suffolk Launch First Two Year Dance Degree

University of Suffolk launches two-year Dance degrees with DanceEast The first two-year practice-based dance degree in the UK has been launched by the University of Suffolk and DanceEast. The unique partnership will provide BA (Hons) Dance from September 2018 with another entry point in January 2019. The degree will be hosted at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse…

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Need to arrange your 2018 work experience? Why not apply to work with us & learn valuable arts skills? Find out mor… https://t.co/Tpjh4B1klF

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26/10/17

ALEXANDER WHITLEY DANCE COMPANY RETURNS TO IPSWICH WITH ITS ACCLAIMED WORK 8 MINUTES

  Celebrated choreographer Alexander Whitley takes on the breath-taking scale of space for his company’s new work, 8 Minutes, returning to Ipswich’s Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 10 November. Following his innovative digital work Pattern Recognition, seen at the venue last year, Alexander Whitley has been working in partnership with scientists from STFC RAL Space at…
26/10/17

POP MY MIND COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED – 26 OCTOBER 2017

Pop My Mind is a curated online hub for artists of all disciplines. Its community is challenged to produce new work in response to each other’s work and themes, making the hub a springboard for fresh ideas and dynamic creativity. Pop My Mind has partnered with DanceEast to see how its community of artists respond to…

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Nia a sensory-based movement practice combining movements from dance, martial arts and yoga. Why not try a class in… https://t.co/Yq95qVQVea

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24/10/17

DANCEEAST CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING STUDENTS TO DANCE WITH ESTEEMED NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY

  National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) has revealed its new line-up of young dance talent for its sixth year, with 30 new young dancers from across the country chosen to join the esteemed company. The new members were selected through NYDC experience workshops held in 16 different cities throughout the UK, joining 11 dancers returning…
23/10/17

TAKE PART IN U.DANCE’S EASTERN REGIONAL PLATFORM 2018, HOSTED BY DANCEEAST AT UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE

  Following four days of youth dance celebrations in Birmingham earlier this year to mark One Dance UK’s U.Dance 2017, it was revealed that DanceEast will host the national event for the first time in 2018. DanceEast will also be hosting the eastern regional platform, which forms part of the selection process for the festival,…

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23/10/17

Aesop launches the roll-out of Dance to Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London

  The £2.3 million expansion of Dance to Health was officially launched on Thursday 5th October 2017 at the Great Hall, St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. Guest speakers at the launch included Arts Council England Area Director, South East Hedley Swain, Royal Society for Public Health Chief Executive Shirley Cramer CBE, and Sir Stephen ‘O…
19/10/17

DANCEEAST TO HOST NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE FESTIVAL U.DANCE 2018 WITH ONE DANCE UK

  Following four days of youth dance celebrations in Birmingham earlier this year to mark One Dance UK’s U.Dance 2017, it was revealed that DanceEast will host the national event for the first time in 2018. Each year the U.Dance festival showcases a selection of dance groups from all over the country, as well as…

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We couldn't be more excited for our EncoreEast dancer - Good luck and have fun! https://t.co/6gz6HLL1nD
19/10/17

Making Waves Together

DanceEast is a delivery partner in the Making Waves Together programme, led jointly by Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Waveney District Council. It will see communities and organisations work together to boost the cultural offer and drive cultural re-imagination as a way of supporting success in the seaside towns. As part of this DanceEast will…
18/10/17

Look inside: DanceEast’s virtual tour is now live!

  Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside the Jerwood DanceHouse? You can now see for yourself without leaving the comfort of your own home! Although we hope you will come and visit us soon for one of our popular dance classes or world class performances. This virtual tour is a wonderful way…

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RT @Terry__Baxter: Just back from the outstanding #theborrowers @dance_east Amazing performances, wonderful digital backgrounds - so clever…
13/10/17

BUILD CARDBOARD CASTLES AND MAKE MISCHIEF ON STAGE WITH THE BUILDY-UPPY DANCE SHOW THIS NOVEMBER

  DanceEast’s Autumn season would not be complete without something magical for children. Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November will see Anatomical’s The Buildy-uppy Dance Show descend on Ipswich, the humorous sequel to Tom Roden and Anna Williams’ The Doodle Dance Show performed at the Jerwood DanceHouse in 2015. Commissioned by DanceEast, The Buildy-uppy Dance…
13/10/17

Dance Umbrella & The Space Presents MY DANCE DNA – SHOBANA JEYASINGH at DanceEast

Monday 6 November | 6.30pm My Dance DNA is a unique new talk series from Dance Umbrella, in partnership with The Space, that gets into the minds of Britain’s top contemporary choreographers and finds out what makes their hearts beat faster. The talks are being staged as live events at arts venues across England and each…

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RT @ShonaSands: A contemporary classic in the making - congratulations to @dance_east and The Borrowers team for tonight's performance
13/10/17

POP MY MIND COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED – 13 OCTOBER 2017

Pop My Mind is a curated online hub for artists of all disciplines. Its community is challenged to produce new work in response to each other’s work and themes, making the hub a springboard for fresh ideas and dynamic creativity. Pop My Mind has partnered with DanceEast to see how its community of artists respond to…