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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Tonight we’re looking forward to seeing @redrosechain’s Some Place Better! #DEontour #Ipswich https://t.co/lXh8H3c5kc

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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 @SimonHarperPR: #CockfightTour stops @Pegatweet #Oxford 20 Oct, @NottmPlayhouse 24 & 25 Oct (article), finishes @dance_east 27 Oct https…

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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 @ArtyClarkey: Ipswich dancer Harry Clark returns to @dance_east this weekend with @SDTDance for a powerful double bill. https://t.co/KQC

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13/10/17

POP MY MIND COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED – 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…
10/10/17

Applications for Work Experience 2018 now open

Each placement will include an insight into several departments within the organisation including Front of House, Technical, Marketing & Development and Creative Teams. Successful placements will be set creative tasks and will have the opportunity to speak to staff about careers in dance and the arts. Please note, this is an office-based role and is…

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Got ties lying around? #CockfightTour is getting through them fast, so donate a tie &you could see yours performing… https://t.co/GrYnTUJKfi

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10/10/17

COCKFIGHT – A CROSS BETWEEN THE OFFICE AND AN AUSSIE CAGE FIGHT – STAGED IN IPSWICH FROM AUSTRALIA’S GOLD COAST

  The Farm, in association with Performing Lines & NORPA (Australia) and Dance Touring Partnership (UK), presents Cockfight, a cross between The Office and a cage-fight, Australian style. Straight from critically acclaimed performances in Australia, The Farm presents the first UK tour of Cockfight, an exhilarating duet of extreme physical theatre that explores male behaviour…
28/09/17

Workforce Development Programme – professional development and training opportunity

DanceEast is offering early career dance artists and recent dance graduates living and working in Suffolk and the East a unique professional development opportunity. The Workforce Development Programme (pilot) includes eight high quality and aspirational training sessions for emerging dance artists to upskill practically and artistically, and become market-ready to deliver dance in education and community settings.…

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Booked to see @SDTDance with us on 20 Oct? Join the post-show focus group discussion w/ free wine. Book your place:… https://t.co/FLvzv8dJMc

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27/09/17

LOCAL DANCER HARRY CLARK RETURNS TO IPSWICH TO PERFORM WITH SCOTTISH DANCE THEATRE

  Scottish Dance Theatre will bring its Double Bill to Ipswich next month, with local dancer Harry Clark dancing as part of the company. Scotland’s national contemporary dance company will perform at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse for the first time on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 October, with a Double Bill set to delight lucky audiences…
22/09/17

U.DANCE 2018 – REGIONAL CALL-OUT

SAVE THE DATE for the U.Dance East Regional Platform taking place in February 2018. Applications will open at the end of October and will close on Friday 24 November. To submit an application, complete an application form and send a short film (no more than three minutes) of the dance piece you would like to…

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Your'e definitely going to want to check these #hiphop ebooks out! 🙌🏼 #goodreads #eBook #Dance https://t.co/M038smiZsD

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18/09/17

JOSS ARNOTT DANCE BRINGS A WORLD PREMIERE TO IPSWICH’S DANCEEAST THIS OCTOBER

Photo credit: Brian Slater Joss Arnott Dance’s new programme for 2017 will take its audiences on a gripping journey through powerful and heart-pounding choreography that has established the company as one of the most exciting voices in British contemporary dance. The company will perform at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 October,…
05/09/17

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

Photo by Vipul Sangoi DanceEast is 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 movement…

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01/09/17

ACCLAIMED NATIONAL DANCE COMPANY WALES BRINGS A TRIPLE BILL OF WORK TO IPSWICH THIS SEPTEMBER

Three very different contemporary dance pieces will form National Dance Company Wales’ Autumn tour this year, alongside a host of free events presented at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse in Ipswich, from 22 – 23 September. Profundis, by Israeli-born Roy Assaf, is a provocative and sensual ensemble piece, featuring whimsical wordplay, vintage bathing costumes and an exotic…
01/09/17

A HIP HOP AND CONTEMPORARY DANCE FUSION BY JOSEPH TOONGA FOR ST MARTIN’S CHURCH, COLCHESTER

On Friday 15 September, DanceEast and Roman River Music Festival will present a beautiful afternoon of dance and live music in the spectacular location of St Martin’s Church, Colchester. Dance maker Joseph Toonga will showcase his work To Be Felt, performed by a group of dynamic dancers against the backdrop of charismatic cellist Matthew Sharp.…

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RT @DanceEastCAT: We had a fab time working with you all today! Bring on the #BoyPower @dance_east @DanceCATs_news #talented #dance #gifted
30/08/17

STOWMOVERS: MOVEMENT, DANCE AND A CUP OF TEA FOR OVER 55S IN STOWMARKET

Photo: Vipul Sangoi DanceEast’s newly-formed movement and dance sessions, StowMovers, will launch in Stowmarket on Friday 22 September, running every week until Friday 8 December, helping Suffolk to become England’s Most Active County. StowMovers, held at the John Peel Centre, aims to provide the invaluable trio of movement, dance and a cup of tea for people…
08/08/17

DANCEEAST’S DANCE FOR DEMENTIA CLASSES RELAUNCHED AS ‘CARE TO DANCE?’

  DanceEast’s successful Dance for Dementia classes have been relaunched for its Autumn season, as ‘Care to Dance?’. The welcoming format and relaxed style of the movement sessions remain the same, continuing to offer family carers and their loved ones the chance to enjoy dance together in a safe environment, and to enjoy a cup…

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My follow up #ThursdayThoughts; I could pre-book all my dance classes for the next half of term now!… https://t.co/P5vONmXl01
08/08/17

Pop My Mind Winners Announced

3D art piece ‘Crossroads’ by Laure Laure is a French native and fluent Spanish speaker. She has a background in language teaching and interpreting and is currently a support worker using art as a therapeutic tool. Connecting with people is a thrill to Laure and her passion for languages and communication (or lack of it)…
08/08/17

Pop My Mind Winners Announced

‘The Pilgrim’s Journey’ by Sat Biswas I am a 40 year old visual storyteller based out of Mumbai, India. Though I make my living out of IT based consultancy, most of my time is spent in documenting life and living around me using Photography as a medium. Photography was a way to explore my lonely…

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My #ThursdayThoughts; it's half term next week, which means no dancing for a week☹️Better get all the dancing in now https://t.co/Li6lsfzZpD
08/08/17

Pop My Mind Winners Announced

‘The Journey’ by T.M.A Based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England, I am a self taught artist working predominantly within the digital medium, creating multi layered and multi textural digital collages. As a self taught artist my work is inspired by the various colours and textures that I see in everyday…