STUART WATERS AND PULSE FESTIVAL PRESENT COMPELLING PERFORMANCE AT DANCEEAST
ROCKBOTTOM is a personal piece that explores one man’s journey into and out of the deep end of human existence. The performance which comprises themes of mental health and addiction, aims to ignite discussion, challenge preconceptions and invite reflection. Stuart Waters tells the tale of how he hit his own ‘Rockbottom’ through physical choreography…
DANCEEAST PARTNER WITH GLASS HOUSE DANCE AND LOWESTOFT MUSEUM FOR LOWESTOFT DANCEMAP PERFORMANCE
Glass House Dance and members of the local community will come together on Saturday 15 June to unearth stories from exhibitions of Lowestoft Museum and share them through dance. DanceEast and Glass House Dance have worked with a number of groups over the last few months including an open call group, Clock Work Dance…
"People tend to perceive stories of immigration in a sad, dramatic way, in my solo I want to show the constructive side, because my identity is built up from all these experiences" Read the full interview here: https://subbacultcha.be/2019/04/23/mohamed-toukabri/
Seeta Patel’s reimagining of the iconic ballet in Indian Dance style Bharatanatyam
Seeta Patel Seeta Patel is a dancer and choreographer. Bornn in London, she began training under the guidance of Kiran Ratna in 1990 and has since worked with a range of Bharatanatyam and contemporary dance professionals including Mavin Khoo, Padma Shri Adyar K Lakshman, Pushkala Gopal, Darshan Singh Bhuller and more. Seeta Patel has also…
Russell Maliphant shares his inspiration for Silent Lines
Q&A with Russell Maliphant What life experiences led you to the subject matter for Silent Lines? I have had to work through several injuries over the years – I have had 4 knee surgeries and danced without a cruciate ligament for over 20 years which drew me too certain explorations. I have been working with…
Yoga is a spiritual and ascetic discipline, including breath control, simple meditation, and holding specific bodily postures. At DanceEast, we have classes in three styles - Ashtanga, Hatha Yin and Hatha Flow - find out which style is for you and book your next class here: https://bit.ly/2QcIoAw #MoveSuffolk
DANCEEAST HOST INTERGENERATIONAL DANCE WORKSHOPS IN HADLEIGH AND STOWMARKET WITH MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO CELEBRATE THE TOWNS AND THEIR COMMUNITY.
DanceEast host the Hullabaloo project, a series of intergenerational community dance classes, encouraging everyone to get involved, with no dance experience necessary. With the support of Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Council the project will take place across two towns, Stowmarket and Hadleigh. Dance as a shared activity makes an enormous contribution to our…
DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training Students create new work with internationally renowned choreographer, Richard Alston
Richard Alston has been working with the Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) students at DanceEast to conceive and perform a new dance work and they will perform it on stage when Richard’s company come to Norwich Theatre Royal later this week. The young people are all part of the CAT programme which works with ten-to-eighteen…
#repost • @makingwavestogether We have our Dance and Movement CPD delivered by the fabulous @danceeast on Monday 10th June from 1-5pm at @stgeorgestheatre.
The workshop will focus on how to create a piece of movement on the theme of energy, giving teachers and teaching staff the tools to develop a dance with primary aged children and highlight links across the curriculum. The CPD is open to all schools in Great Yarmouth, the surrounding areas and Lowestoft.
The workshop is free and lunch will be provided. For details on booking, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with what dance experience you have (none is absolutely fine!) and if you have any dietary requirements.
Ipswich’s Jerwood DanceHouse marks its first decade with 10 Celebratory Events including world premieres, celebrations of age, youth and community, and a star-studded gala
A flagship addition to the regenerated Ipswich waterfront, the Jerwood DanceHouse was the vision of DanceEast who wanted to build themselves a home dedicated to dance, for artists and the local community. That community came together ten years ago to raise a spectacular £8.9 million to bring that vision alive. The Jerwood DanceHouse, the…
All you need to know about Humanhood
Humanhood company was founded in 2016 by Birmingham and Catalan born artists Rudi Cole and Júlia Robert Parés. Together, they have developed a unique symbiotic fluid movement language that lies at the core of their work, creating intricate choreographic patterns that merge into multilayered energetic shapes with flow and dynamism. The research behind the…
"Stuart Waters' vivid autobiographical solo Rockbottom uses dance and theatre to address surviving one's own self-destructive impulses. It's a painfully revealing, highly physical look at mental health and that sometimes elusive thing called happiness in which he is, by turns, vulnerable, camp, ravenous, sensitive, intense, ecstatic, unhinged and, eventually, redeemed Impressively, he takes us with him every step of the way... " Donald Hutera on @rockbottomdancetheatre ⠀
Thu 6 June, 8.00pm http://bit.ly/2VY4hsH
Interview with Ben Duke about Juliet & Romeo
JULIET and ROMEO- Is this the story of what might have happened had Romeo and Juliet lived? “Yes. When I watch Romeo and Juliet I am always hoping that their timings will be a little different and Juliet will wake up a few moments earlier. I know she never will but I can’t help…
DANCEEAST CELEBRATE THE ARTISTRY OF THE OLDER DANCER WITH HOST, PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ENCOREEAST
Host is a day of workshops, performances and debates specifically designed for older dancers as well as practitioners, leaders and choreographers and those working in dance with older people. The day aims to celebrate and explore the artistry of the older dancer, the relationship dance can have to the older performer, and how it…
"Born of a near-death experience, Rockbottom evolved from an urgency to talk about mental health and wellbeing to the dance sector specifically – through telling Stuart’s personal disturbing story of depression and addiction when at the peak of his dance career." ⠀
@rockbottomdancetheatre will be at DanceEast on Thu 6 June, Book your tickets here: http://bit.ly/2VY4hsH⠀
Tribe// Still i Rise
TRIBE// presents Still I Rise: Five female dancers take the audience on a journey through simmering tensions, moments of unison, togetherness, bodies flying through the space, duets and delicate solos. Still I Rise is a call to arms, channelling the resilient, unapologetic nature of Maya Angelou’s poem. Raw and emotive dance is combined with…
DANCEEAST LAUNCH THEIR SPRING SEASON WITH PREMIERES FROM JAMES COUSINS, RUSSELL MALIPHANT AND NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY.
The new year brings a new and highly anticipated Spring Season at DanceEast, featuring three premieres, and a regional U.Dance platform. The season commences with Epilogues, a premiere from James Cousins Company. Inspired by stories of division and separation, this new production weaves three duets into one emotive evening. Two new works sit alongside…
𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝗟𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗹𝘆 𝗚𝗶𝗿𝗹𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝘀 𝗖𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗮 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗵𝗲𝘀𝘀’ 𝗽𝗼𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗮𝗻𝘁, 𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗼𝘂𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝗷𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗻𝗲𝘆 𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘆 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗹𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝘁 𝗺𝗲𝗮𝗻𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗴 𝘄𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘂𝗽 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗳𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗽𝗼𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀, 𝗰𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗵é𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀:⠀
𝗛𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝘅 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝘅𝘆, 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝗱𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗯𝗲 𝗮 𝘀𝗹𝘂𝘁. 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮 𝗴𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗿, 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗲𝗹𝘀𝗲. 𝗕𝗲 𝗰𝘂𝗿𝘃𝘆, 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗳𝗮𝘁. 𝗕𝗲 𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲, 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗯𝗼𝘀𝘀𝘆 … 𝗧𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲'𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝘁𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆! http://bit.ly/2U7WrrJ
Maggie McCann Legacy Message
Friday evening’s performance of The Little Prince is dedicated to Maggie McCann whose family and friends join us this evening. Maggie’s legacy gift came as a wonderful surprise – we hadn’t realised how fond Maggie was of DanceEast and our work – so were particularly touched that she thought to include us in her…
Celebration 10 years of Company Chameleon; A Q&A with Anthony Missen
We were very lucky to capture Anthony Missen, Co-Artistic Director of Company Chameleon‘s thoughts and insights about all things 10, including key moments of the company’s past ten years. The first thing we really want to know is what can audiences expect from 10? People can expect variety, movement that you won’t have seen before,…
𝗜𝘁'𝘀 #MoveSuffolk 𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗿𝘂𝗻𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗲𝘁𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝘄𝗶𝗻 𝟮 𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗘𝘅𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗱 𝗦𝘂𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗿 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲. 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗿𝘂𝗻𝘀 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟴 - 𝗪𝗲𝗱𝗻𝗲𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟮𝟰 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗳𝗲𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲𝘀 𝗰𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗯𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝘁, 𝗽𝗶𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀, 𝘆𝗼𝗴𝗮, 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗺𝗽𝗼𝗿𝗮𝗿𝘆, 𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗵𝗼𝗽, 𝘁𝗮𝗽, 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗗𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗰𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘁𝗼𝘁𝘀 𝗰𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝘀! ⠀
𝗔𝗹𝗹 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗱𝗼 𝗶𝘀:⠀
𝟭. 𝗙𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄 𝘂𝘀! ⠀
𝟮. 𝗧𝗮𝗴 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗱𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵! ❤⠀
𝗬𝗼𝘂'𝗹𝗹 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝗮 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘄𝗵𝗶𝗰𝗵 𝗰𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗮𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼! 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗲𝘁𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗿𝘂𝗻 𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗹 𝗦𝘂𝗻 𝟮𝟲 𝗠𝗮𝘆, 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗯𝗲𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗽𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝘁 𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗼𝗺 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿!
DANCEEAST CELEBRATES THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS WITH A DIWALI DISCO FOR CHILDREN
Join DanceEast at their first Diwali themed Baby Loves to Boogie disco. On Sunday 28 October, enjoy a fun-filled morning of dancing, arts and crafts activities and face-painting, suitable for families with children under five. DanceEast are working in partnership with Sanskruti Dance, formed by Krishna Zivraj-Nair to deliver this family friendly event. Krishna…
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance announces the tour of Contagion
A major new dance work exploring viral contagion and war as pandemic at six science, art and war-related sites across England Premiere: Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed 15 & 16 September London performances: British Library, London 2 & 3 November This autumn Shobana Jeyasingh Dance brings her latest dance work Contagion to six science, art and…
𝗗𝗶𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗸𝗻𝗼𝘄, 𝗽𝗶𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝗝𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗽𝗵 𝗣𝗶𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 - 𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗵𝘆𝘀𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 𝘄𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗹𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗲𝗱 - 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱𝗻'𝘁 𝗮𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲!⠀
𝗜𝗳 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗴𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗽𝗶𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗮 𝘁𝗿𝘆, 𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: http://bit.ly/2GgAjqc #MoveSuffolk⠀
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…
𝗛𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝘄𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝘁 𝗡𝗼𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗹𝗸 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗡𝗼𝗿𝘄𝗶𝗰𝗵 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹! 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵 𝘂𝘀 𝗱𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝘁𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆!
𝗢𝘂𝗿 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗦𝗽𝗶𝗻 𝗢𝗳𝗳 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗦𝘁𝗼𝗽𝗴𝗮𝗽 𝗗𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗻 𝗮 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗱 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗽𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘆!
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.…
𝗗𝗼𝘂𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗕𝗶𝗹𝗹 | 𝗙𝗿𝗶 𝟮𝟭 𝗝𝘂𝗻𝗲⠀
𝗟𝗮𝗻𝗿𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗼𝗹𝘂 | 𝗘𝗹𝗲𝗽𝗵𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗥𝗼𝗼𝗺, 𝟳.𝟬𝟬𝗽𝗺⠀
𝗠𝗼𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗱 𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗸𝗮𝗯𝗿𝗶 | 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗨𝗽𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝗗𝗼𝘄𝗻 𝗠𝗮𝗻 (𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗦𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗥𝗼𝗮𝗱), 𝟴.𝟯𝟬𝗽𝗺⠀
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