14/09/19

Outdoor dance call out!

Stomping Ground Commission Stomping Ground is seeking proposals for a bold and original dance work made for outdoor spaces for presentation in either summer 2020 or 2021.   Stomping Ground is a commissioning group comprised of The Place, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, DanceEast and DanceXchange.  We are interested in supporting compelling ideas that are visually striking…

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Don't miss Mythili Prakash's #HereAndNow @PointEastleigh 17 Oct. Making waves in the field of Bharata Natyam worldw… https://t.co/hYseMfTaJq

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21/02/19

DANCEEAST ASSOCIATE ARTIST PREMIERES NEW HIP HOP DANCE PERFORMANCE ABOUT IDENTITY AND MENTAL HEALTH

  Born to Manifest is a powerful new hip hop dance double bill that illuminates the experience of young black British men. After the success of Daughter, Daughter in 2018, DanceEast are looking forward to premiering Born to Manifest at the Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 4 October, 7.30pm. Joseph Toonga aims to bring to light…

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Our Autumn Term of classes have begun! After a lovely summer break we are so happy to be back dancing 💃 If you want to try something new, have a look at what classes we have to offer!
21/02/19

DANCEEAST PARTNER WITH GLASS HOUSE DANCE AND LOWESTOFT MUSEUM FOR LOWESTOFT DANCEMAP PERFORMANCE Copy

  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…

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Hadleigh Movers launching 24/9 Hadleigh Baptist Church The classes will provide the trio of movement, dance & a cup… https://t.co/QMf4VTkLSs

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21/02/19

Major new national dance programme launched to create a new blueprint for working with pre-school children

Press release 23 July, 2019   Applications now open for Little Big Dance: offering four dance artists specialist support to develop high quality touring dance work with and for under five year olds – an age group historically overlooked and undervalued in the arts.   Little Big Dance is a major three-year national initiative created…

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“We’re seeing another dimension to their talent, as they bring the meticulousness of their dancing to works that vibrate with their own very personal agenda.” – The Guardian⁠ Watch one of our Associate Artists at work in An Evening with Julie Cunningham and Company⁠ Friday 27 September, 7.30pm⁠ http://bit.ly/2X8swRr
21/02/19

DANCEEAST CELEBRATE TEN YEARS OF THE JERWOOD DANCEHOUSE WITH COMMUNITY DANCE PERFORMANCE

  House to Home will be an exciting performance featuring over 100 community dancers. It will be inspired by the story of how the Jerwood DanceHouse has been and will be a home to so many.   The event will follow a documentary style including live dance performances from DanceEast’s performance companies, as well as…

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We’re ready to go! Induction Day One for our degree students, returning & new! @UniofSuffolk #dancedegree https://t.co/lO2zLmnMNG

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21/02/19

DANCEEAST WELCOME TAP DANCE GROUP, OLD KENT ROAD TO THE JERWOOD DANCEHOUSE

  OSCiLLATE is a ground-breaking tap dance experience choreographed by Avalon Rathgeb and Dre Torres that explores human interaction and the effects of miscommunication in relationships. OSCiLLATE is influenced by original electronic dance music and its coordination between light and sound. The piece reveals an eclectic group of individuals who display a range of human…

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#repost • @balletboy09 It’s all about the Jerwood DanceHouse today in #ipswich #suffolk 10th Anniversary Gala @danceeast ....... and I get the honour and pleasure of representing #theroyalballet partnering the beautiful @__melissahamilton in #ronaldhynd ’s Merry Widow pas de deux 🥂✨ A celebration of dance & collaboration in our beautiful County. . . @danceeastcat #danceeast #jerwooddancehouse #ballet #dance #10thanniversary #gala
21/02/19

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…

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RT @AntoniaWiese: An awesome evening @dance_east last night for the gala that we’ve all been working (so very) hard on 🎉 wicked performance…

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21/02/19

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…

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This weekend we will celebrate our tenth anniversary with 10 | The Gala - a performance of world class artists coming together to support us and raise funds to help sustain our future.⁠ ⁠ The Gala will feature short performances from @scottishballet @studiowaynemcgregor @aakashodedracompany and more...⁠ ⁠ Our special gala has been generously supported by Birketts LLP⁠ ⁠ Photo of Scottish Ballet's Sibolo, taken by Jane Hobson
21/02/19

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…

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RT @1chriswebber: Congratulations, @scottishballet on your marvellous contributions to last night's @dance_east 10th anniversary gala. Real…

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21/02/19

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…

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🎉Today is the day 🎊 No matter what time you stop by, there’ll be something dance related for you to enjoy – come and say hi!⁠ 10.00am - 5.00pm, FREE and suitable for all ages⁠
21/02/19

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…

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RT @DanceEastCAT: So here they all are, the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) cohort of 2019/2020! ⭐️ Such an amazing buzz aroun…

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21/02/19

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…

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Today we have been busy setting up and getting ready for our Open House tomorrow, we can’t wait to celebrate our tenth anniversary with you! ⁠ Sat 7 September | 10.00am - 5.00pm, FREE and suitable for all ages⁠
21/02/19

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…

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RT @VieveClarke: Very lucky to work with such a fantastic group of people. Happy 10th Anniversary #jerwoodhouse @dance_east #celebrations #…

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20/02/19

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…

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At DanceEast we have dance classes and performances that everyone can take part in and enjoy! Come along to Open House and find out how dance can easily be part of your every day… ⁠ Sat 7 September | 10.00am - 5.00pm, FREE and suitable for all ages⁠
20/02/19

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…

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And you can see it premiere here 😱 https://t.co/Mm9STWC8Wh https://t.co/IXr7CEJWIx
19/02/19

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…

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The Theatre will be showing professional live performances from Just Us Dance Theatre and TRIBE//, as well as a duet created by our very own Centre for Advanced Training Students!⁠ ⁠Sat 7 September, 10.00am - 5.00pm
15/11/18

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…

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A huge thank you to everyone who supported 10 | The Gala & made such a special evening possible. ⁠All artists (tagg… https://t.co/ig4h0FBUUv
15/11/18

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…

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As well as free performances and classes, Open House will have backstage tours, face painting, storytelling, live music and more... 🎵⁠ ⁠ Sat 7 September | 10.00am - 5.00pm⁠
15/11/18

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…

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Book to see the premiere here! 👉 https://t.co/8LmU2ItCZD https://t.co/WDB5xpQrbA
15/11/18

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,…

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This year is our tenth anniversary in the amazing Jerwood DanceHouse! We want you to celebrate with us at our Open House, where you can explore the building and take full advantage of our world class dance facilities. Take a look behind the scenes in our theatre, try our classes, watch some professional dance performances and so much more! 🎊⁠ Sat 7 September, 10.00am – 5.00pm | FREE⁠
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