INTERVIEWS WITH MEDUSA CAST MEMBERS
Patricia Hastewell Patricia Hastewell is a new addition to Jasmin Vardimon Company (JVC). “I started to dance when I was little, I danced mostly contemporary but also ballet and a little bit of hip hop. I like to explore whatever relates to movement, martial arts, acrobatics, any kind of dance…” After graduating with a BA…
SHOBANA JEYASINGH DANCE SET TO INFECT DANCEEAST WITH CONTAGION
Contagion is a dance installation set against the backdrop of the end of the First World War. Inspired by the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918, Contagion explores how the virus mutated, spread and attacked one third of the world’s population. Shobana Jeyasingh Dance emphasises the implications of the pandemic beyond the First World War, educating…
Contagion is a dance installation that dramatises the horrors of the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic. The performance is inspired by the nature and spread of the flu virus, the unseen enemy that mankind was battling within, while engaging in more conventional warfare in the world outside.
Catch our live twitter Q&A with @shobanajeyasinghdance tomorrow at 1:30pm!
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Skinner Releasing Technique Workshops at Jerwood DanceHouse, led by Mary-Clare McKenna
Skinner Releasing TechniqueTM (SRT) is a somatic dance practice created by Joan Skinner in the USA and developed over fifty years. These workshops are a space for deep, immersive and expansive dancing. Moving within a framework of minimal strain, we will explore ways of tapping undiscovered sources of strength and energy. By using a…
DANCEEAST PRESENT DAZZLING DANCE FOR ALL AUDIENCES TO GET INVOLVED IN FOR IPSWICH MARITIME FESTIVAL
On Saturday 18 August DanceEast will present a diverse programme of dance and street performance for Ipswich Maritime Festival, inviting festival goers to get dancing, with a stage on the Ipswich Waterfront. A free yoga class will get the day off to a harmonious start taking place on the stage outside the Jerwood DanceHouse.…
Some people find that the physical practice of yoga becomes a gateway into spiritual exploration, while others just enjoy a wonderful low-impact workout that makes them feel great. Fancy having a go?
Find out more: http://bit.ly/2OA3SFN
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JAMES WILTON DANCE MAKE A WHIRLWIND RETURN TO DANCEEAST WITH THE STORM
The Storm is a whirlwind of lightning fast, hyper athletic movement, where acrobatics, break-dancing and martial arts fuse, in an attempt to bring to light the struggles of mental health. The intention is to create a narrative that not only moves audiences emotionally but challenges them to consider all aspects of our actions and…
SURF THE WAVE: Countdown to the first UK Dance Showcase
Surf the Wave (2017-2020) is the major project led by Pavilion Dance South West (PDSW), on behalf of the National Dance Network (NDN) and supported by DanceXchange, South East Dance, The Place and Yorkshire Dance. Surf the Wave core costs are supported by Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence fund, Jerwood Charitable Foundation and…
Today's the Day! We are really excited to welcome everyone to the start of the autumn term! .
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PARKING AT DANCEEAST
For those that hold a blue badge permit, disabled parking is available on a first come first served basis in the layby at the front of the building, please contact our Box Office team for further information on 01473 295230. The Pauls Malt Silo Car Park (IP1 1XH) was sold and closed over the Christmas break.…
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…
Join us on Fri 28 & Sat 29 Sept for the premiere of The Storm from @JWD a whirlwind of lightning fast athleticism to a soundtrack of thundering electro-rock specially composed by Amarok. Find out more and book tickets: http://bit.ly/2OwLJsb .
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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…
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…
Join us this weekend at Ipswich Maritime Festival. There’s loads to see and get involved in, including a yoga class, a Time Machine Disco from @glasshousedance and circus performance from @pembertonandhague Come along to the DanceEast Stage adjacent to the Jerwood DanceHouse tomorrow from 10.15am! .
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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…
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…
As it's #InternationalCatDay let's #throwback to Park Road our CAT End Of Year Show last weekend! #sogood
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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…
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…
A massive well done to our CAT students on their performance of Park Road on Saturday! We are so proud! ☺️ Repost - @vinosalles @jasminvardimoncompany @danceeastcat .
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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…
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…
In November Company Chameleon bring their triple bill celebrating their 10th anniversary to the Jerwood DanceHouse! Come and see the work that launched the company and experience two new works from the company creators.
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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…
£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…
Repost from @tommy_hobden of our @danceeastcat End of Year show 🙌 hands down, we couldn’t be more impressed by these incredible young dancers!
If you didn’t manage to get tickets to their sold out shows, we don’t mean to brag but you’ve missed out... 🙊#proud #emotional #graduation2018 🎓
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…
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…
We can't wait to welcome Jasmin Vardimon Company with Medusa - a retelling of the myth and exploring her aquatic symbolism in the environmental future of our seas.
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