15/08/18

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.…

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What a fab day of boogying it has been down on the waterfront! Join us again tomorrow 10am-12pm for Baby Loves To B… https://t.co/fwZRH3XBmE

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15/08/18

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…

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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! . . . #danceeast #ipswich #suffolk #ipswichmaritime #ipswichmaritimefestival #dancing #dance #getdancing #dancedancedance #kidfriendly #family #familyactibity #sun #summer #summerfun #luckyipswich
06/08/18

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…

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Amazing performance from @MoxieBrawl 👏#IpswichMaritime https://t.co/trQv9EwuXO

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11/07/18

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.…

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As it's #InternationalCatDay let's #throwback to Park Road our CAT End Of Year Show last weekend! #sogood . . . #DanceEast #Dance #youthdance #dancing #CAT #CentreForAdvancedTraining #ipswich #suffolk
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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RT @MagsLPowell: Guaranteed to make you cry ( in a good way!) #SpinOff performing to The Greatest Showman @dance_east #MaritimeIpswich http…

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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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A massive well done to our CAT students on their performance of Park Road on Saturday! We are so proud! ☺️ Repost - @vinosalles @jasminvardimoncompany @danceeastcat . . . #Danceeast #dance #parkroad #ipswich #suffolk #performance
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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We are loving the Time Machine Disco @GlassHouseDance #MaritimeFestival https://t.co/5KuL6faeli

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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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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. . . . #DanceEast #dance #companychameleon #dancing #ten #10 #anniversary #triplebill #dancing #ipswich #suffolk
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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@GlassHouseDance are getting everyone moving with their Time Machine Disco🕺💃💫 #IpswichMaritime #dance #ipswichhttps://t.co/S0qzyCKs8r

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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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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 🎓
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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Tots Dance Party happening right now! #MaritimeFestival https://t.co/Bsaie87IH5

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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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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. . . . #danceeast #dance #jasminvardimon #jasminvardimoncompany #environment #medusa #dancing #ipswich #suffolk
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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Come and join in the fun! #MaritimeFestival https://t.co/HHkMEvkCJ7

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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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In September we will host the premiere of James Wilton Dance's The Storm - it's sure to blow you away! . . . #DanceEast #dance #thestorm #storm #jameswilton #punderful #dancing #ipswich #suffolk
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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We’re here and ready to go with #Yoga our first activity of the day. Join us on the waterfront, we have something f… https://t.co/hLn7wbp7iy
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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In November we will have an early festive treat with Snow, a new production retelling the story of Snow White through ballet and circus. Local dance artist Holly Noble brings us this show and is driven to make ballet easily accessible be all. . . . #DanceEast #Dance #ballet #snow #snowwhite #ipswich #suffolk #festive
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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RT @lucy_bayliss: And we’re off! #MaritimeIpswich come on down and see us at the waterfront. Kicking off the day with some glitter-enhanced…
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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It's the last week of our Extended Timetable before our classes take a break for the summer. Come along and give our ballet class a go this evening! . . . #DanceEast #Dance #Ballet #dancing #danceclass #suffolk #ipswich
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…
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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In October we'll be welcoming Jasmin Vardimon Company to perform their new work Medusa, which will explore the mythical figure's aquatic symbolism in the environmental future of our seas. . . . #Medusa #DanceEast #Dance #JasminVardimonCompany #JasminVardimon #dancing #Ipswich #global warming #searise
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