30/05/18

Artist Development Day

On Friday 15 June DanceEast is hosting an Artist Development Day for local artists. The day will consist of three sessions, with spaces limited booking is essential. Session One | Creative Heart 10.00am – 2.00pm The Ashton Studio provides a space for Creative Heart to come together to share practice and network. Participants will liaise…

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30/05/18

FREE WORKSHOPS FOR YOUTH DANCE GROUPS

DanceEast is offering a chance to take part in a series of three, one-day workshops for young dance groups and their group leaders. The Open Workshops are part of a programme of activity developed to celebrate the U.Dance National Festival taking place in Ipswich at the Jerwood DanceHouse this year. Follow along with all activity on social…

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In August we will have a brand-new mini Summer School for 4 - 7 years! Participants will be introduced to dance styles through exploring their natural movement. . . . #DanceEast #SummerSchools #SummerActivity #Ipswich #Suffolk #SummerFun #KidsActivities #Summer2018
29/05/18

DANCEEAST HOSTS SUCCESSFUL SCREENINGS OF OUR TOWN DANCES FILMS

  DanceEast hosted successful screenings of Our Town Dances Hadleigh and Our Town Dances Stowemarket films for participants and their friends and family in April with nearly 200 people attending. The two dance film projects funded by Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Council were three months in the making and involved over 140 participants from…

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This Summer we'll be continuing some of our classes through July with our Extended Timetable including yoga, hip ho… https://t.co/Vx0zgD0cvN

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25/05/18

Smack That (a conversation) | Rhiannon Faith

  Smack That (a conversation) tackles the taboo subject of domestic abuse, creates awareness and offers prevention tools. The intention is to raise consciousness of these issues and to present a show about underrepresented members of society. The show is set in‐the-round, at a party, and the audience are invited to participate in games, experience…

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Boys United gives participants the opportunity to develop skills and explore choreographic exercises in a fun, male-only environment. This year Boys United have been selected to perform at the U.Dance National Festival here at the Jerwood DanceHouse in July! Find out more about joining the group here: https://bit.ly/2HjZYwo . . . #DanceEast #Dance #BoysUnited #UDance2018 #PerformanceGroup #Ipswich #Suffolk #EastYouthDance
22/05/18

U.DANCE NATIONAL FESTIVAL 2018 – CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

DanceEast is hosting this year’s U.Dance National Festival in partnership with One Dance Uk. The festival will take place at the Jerwood DanceHouse from Friday 13 – Sunday 15 July. Over 160 young people from across England will perform over two main shows at the Jerwood DanceHouse and take part in workshop activities, careers sessions…

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15/05/18

DANCEEAST, TIM CASSON AND CANADIAN GUEST DANCERS PAY HOMAGE TO IPSWICH THROUGH DANCE

From Saturday 19 May – Saturday 27 May the public spaces of Ipswich will be brought to life with dance, turning the stories and memories of the community into movement. Festival Quartiers Danses, DanceEast and Greenwich Dance are delivering a two-year project with choreographer, and DanceEast Associate Artist, Tim Casson as part of a British…

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Did you know we have a performance group for teachers and dance artists with at least two years experience? Dance Unlimited meet each Monday to explore and develop choreographic ideas. . . . #DanceEast #Dance #PerformanceGroup #DanceUnlimited #DanceArtist #DanceTeacher #Ipswich #Suffolk
24/04/18

DANCEEAST CELEBRATE A ‘SUMMER OF YOUTH’ WITH U.DANCE NATIONAL FESTIVAL 2018

  DanceEast are focusing on nurturing talent and celebrating the potential of youth dance in its Summer Season, as well as featuring work from recently announced DanceEast Associate Artists (2018 – 2020) and welcoming Hofesh Shechter’s apprentice group, Shechter II to Ipswich for the first time. DanceEast Associate Artist, Tim Casson and his company Casson…

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In July we're hosting the #UDance2018 in partnership with @onedanceuk. We'll be welcoming over 160 young dancers to… https://t.co/5LmRhCj2cR

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11/04/18

DANCEEAST ANNOUNCE NEW ASSOCIATE ARTISTS 2018-2020 – TIM CASSON, JULIE CUNNINGHAM, JOSEPH TOONGA AND KAIA GOODENOUGH

  Working with a range of artists and companies from across the UK and international partners, the Associate Artist scheme is the top-level strand of support for dance artists offered at DanceEast. The collaborative relationships run over a two-year period and support three Associate Artists and for the first time, a Junior Associate, an artist…

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EncoreEast is our performance group for people aged 50 years and older. Led by Mary Davies works towards numerous performance projects. This year they performed in the Ipswich Remembers project at Ipswich Town Hall which brought together inter-generational community groups to commemorate the centenary of the First Wold War. EncoreEast is open to all ability and experience levels - it's never too late to start dancing! Over the summer we are recruiting new members to join the group in September. Find our more: https://bit.ly/2JbA6Zy (Cut & Paste Link) . . . #DanceEast #EncoreEast #Dance #Performance #PerformanceGroups #Ipswich #Suffolk #LuckyIpswich #ExploreIpswich
03/04/18

U.Dance 2’s A DanceEast Duet Project to Celebrate U.Dance National Festival 2018

DanceEast is offering a chance for emerging local dancers to go into the community and showcase what great, young talent there is in the area. The Duet Project is part of a programme of activity developed to celebrate the U.Dance National Festival taking place in Ipswich at the Jerwood DanceHouse. Follow along with all activity…

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On Thursday 12 July we welcome @NYDCompany with guest Artistic Director Sharon Eyal for Used To Be Blonde. Book tic… https://t.co/ONhZxgK3Te

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29/03/18

DANCEEAST’S CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING PROGRAMME WORKS ALONGSIDE THE DISTINGUISHED JASMIN VARDIMON COMPANY TO CREATE NEW WORK, PARK ROAD

Image: Ben Harries PARK 2014 To celebrate the 10th anniversary of DanceEast’s Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) programme, the students will work with Jasmin Vardimon Company over an intensive period to create a new work Park Road, which will showcase their hard work and commitment as young dance artists. Lauren Baldock, Education Manager at Jasmin Vardimon…

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Spin Off, our performance company for adults with additional needs have been working with Stopgap Dance Company to produce a dance film which will be screened at our Summer Celebration here at the Jerwood DanceHouse on Saturday 30 June! In September we'll be recruiting for all our performance groups - if you would like to be involved you can find out more on our website (link in bio) . . . #DanceEast #SpinOff #Stopgap #Stopgapdancecompany #Ipswich #Suffolk #Perform #Dance
28/03/18

£100,000 Arts Council funding to combat rural isolation in Suffolk

A trio of Suffolk-based charities have today been awarded £100,000 from Arts Council England towards an arts programme aimed at supporting older people living in rural areas across the county. Suffolk Artlink, DanceEast and the Rural Coffee Caravan are celebrating being one of just 16 partnerships in the UK to receive funding from the Arts…

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Our Junior Summer School for 7 - 11 years will take place in August and offer a fun-filled week of dance. Find out… https://t.co/iKYppkirQY

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16/03/18

FREE U.DANCE WORKSHOPS FOR YOUTH DANCE GROUPS Copy

DanceEast is offering a chance to take part in a series of six, one-day workshops for young dance groups and their group leaders. The Open Workshops are part of a programme of activity developed to celebrate the National U.Dance Festival taking place in Ipswich at the Jerwood DanceHouse. Follow along with all activity on social…

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Egyptian Belly Dance . . . #DanceEast #Dance #BellyDance #EgyptianBellyDance #DanceClass #DanceDanceDance #Ipswich #Suffolk
14/03/18

Ipswich – We shall Remember Them

The performances of “Ipswich Remembers” on Saturday 17 March at Ipswich Corn Exchange, brings to an end a two year community project for Ipswich Choral Society and their Music Director, Robin Walker. Marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, the project sees different Ipswich Arts groups coming together to create a…

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Don't miss The Buildy Uppy Dance Show at @JohnPeelCentre in Stowmarket on Thursday 21 June! https://t.co/Qm32YpvRty https://t.co/Pw2bMLF9lb

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23/02/18

DANCE & MOVEMENT PHOTOGRAPHY OPPORTUNITY AT DANCEEAST WITH LEADING DANCE PHOTOGRAPHER CHRIS NASH

  This project is part of a region-wide programme of youth dance activity to celebrate the arrival in Ipswich of U.Dance 2018, the national festival of youth dance. Follow along with all activity on social media with #EastYouthDance. DanceEast is offering 10 places on a free dance photography project including: A 2 day workshop in…

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Igor & Moreno | Andante Thursday 7 June, 8.00pm Each year the New Wolsey Theatre invites DanceEast to programme an evening of new dance as part of its annual PULSE festival. This year we welcome Igor & Moreno. “Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity” – French mystic and philosopher Simone Weil. Andante is an invitation to pause, to connect with your senses, to be in a room with others and not have to say or even see anything. Find out more: http://ow.ly/hALM30kkzmd (Cut & Paste Link) . . . #DanceEast #Dance #IgorandMoreno #Igor #Moreno #Pulse2018 #Pulse18 #Ipswich #Suffolk #SimoneWeil #philosophy #LuckyIpswich #ExploreIpswich
12/02/18

DANCEEAST PROVIDE PLATFORM FOR DISABLED DANCERS THROUGH A PERFORMANCE GROUP, CLASSES AND A VISIT FROM STOPGAP DANCE COMPANY

  DanceEast will continue to provide a platform for disabled performers this month when Stopgap Dance Company return for a performance of The Enormous Room. Prior to the performance, Spin Off, DanceEast’s performance group for adults with additional needs will present a commissioned film made in collaboration with Stopgap dancers. The Enormous Room is a…

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05/02/18

“To me the act of creating is an act of generosity” – A moment with Mathieu Geffré

  Dancer Mathieu Geffré is returning to DanceEast on Friday 9 February with Didy Veldaman’s Umanoove to premiere The Knot. The work explores concepts of marriage in Western society, with the dancers representing a wedding party and the audience the guests. Through scrutiny of wedding traditions, The Knot uniquely examines what a wedding means and…

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Rhiannon Faith | Smack That (A Conversation) Friday 8 June, 7.30pm Smack That (a conversation) is set at a party and celebrates human resilience and survival. The show shines a light on the subject of domestic abuse and as such, discusses themes of an adult nature, sexual violence and domestic abuse. During the show a break-out space will be available to audience members, providing a safe and calm environment for anyone affected by the subject matter. A qualified therapist will be on hand to provide short term support and re-direction to other services as required. This room is a short walk from the Theatre and is signposted, a DanceEast host can show you the way. You will be able to re-enter the performance whenever you’re ready. Find out more: https://goo.gl/X2NZrg (Cut & Paste link) . . . #DanceEast #Dance #SmackThat #DanceTheatre #RhiannonFaith #Ipswich #Suffolk #LuckyIpswich #ExploreIspwich #domesticviolence #domesticviolencesurvivor
09/01/18

DANCEEAST DANCE CLASSES SPRING 2018

  This Spring, DanceEast has over 40 classes taking place in its world-class studios, led by the region’s best dance tutors. The classes range across a number of different styles for all abilities, such as adult ballet, children’s hip hop, 50+ contemporary and open yoga (to name just a few) beginning on Saturday 6 January…

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Want to supplement your dance teaching? Become a DDMIX instructor with Darcey Bussell on 24 June at… https://t.co/BHucZYQd7N
04/01/18

DANCEEAST CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING IS LOOKING FOR EXCEPTIONAL YOUNG DANCE TALENT IN THE EAST!

  DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is looking for children and young people aged 10 – 16 years who have what it takes to become a world-class dancer. Talented youngsters from across the east of England are being invited to apply for September 2018 entry, and demonstrate their potential at auditions at the Jerwood…

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It's SHOW day! Today we welcome Shechter II to perform their grisly circus of comedy, murder and desire. Final tickets are available: https://goo.gl/3V7Y7x (cut & paste link) . . . #DanceEast #Dance #Hofesh #Hofeshshechter #SHOW #Clowns #Exit #Entrance #Ipswich #Suffolk
04/01/18

DANCEEAST HOSTS PREMIERE OF IPSWICH-BASED TILTED PRODUCTIONS’ RETURN TO THE STAGE WITH NEW DANCE THEATRE PIECE EXPLORING OUR DESIRE AND REFUSAL TO BELONG

  DanceEast are delighted to host the premiere of Constructions of Thin Air on Friday 26 January, by the internationally acclaimed Ipswich-based Tilted Productions as they return to the stage after six years presenting outdoor site-specific work. Tilted Productions will also present a unique workshop based on the company’s new work for ages 55+ years,…

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Aakash Odedra Company are recruiting a marketing manager! Find out more: https://t.co/DxlVH5IOq7
19/12/17

Dance to Health sessions start in Norfolk in January

In partnership with DanceEast, Active Norfolk, NHS Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group and Norfolk County Council, Aesop is delighted to announce that Dance to Health sessions will start in Norfolk next month. Dance to Health is a pioneering older people’s falls prevention dance programme developed by Aesop, a charity and social enterprise. It combines evidence-based physiotherapy…

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On Friday 8 June we will be welcoming Rhiannon Faith for a very different type of party with Smack That (A Conversation) as both performers and non-performers come together to tell their real stories of surviving an abusive relationship in a turbulent and empowering way. Find out more: https://goo.gl/X2NZrg (Cut & Paste link) . . . #DanceEast #Dance #SmackThat #RhiannonFaith #Party #Ipswich #Suffolk