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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We don't mean to brag, but our Technical Manager Jonny is a 2018 star of the arts 🙌 https://t.co/SWYb92XHROhttps://t.co/lAkvE4ygiB

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15/11/18

The Little Prince Competition

  WIN TWO FREE TICKETS TO ANY SPRING 2019 SHOW AT DANCEEAST!  For a chance to win two free tickets to a Spring 2019 show of your choice, Download The Little Prince Colouring Page and get creative! Don’t forget to drop it in or send it to us at: DanceEast Jerwood DanceHouse 1-3 Foundry Lane…

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Keep calm and dance Hip Hop! 😎👌 . . . For more info about our Hip Hop classes visit our website or contact our box office on 01473 295230. #hiphop #dance #cool #danceeast #ipswich #suffolk
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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16/10/18

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…

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Just 1 week to go before The Little Prince comes to the Jerwood DanceHouse! Treat the family this festive season, get your tickets via our box office 01473 295230 or visit our website ✨ . . . @proteindance #danceeast #dance #thelittleprince #christmas #family #performance #ipswich #suffolk #theatre
02/10/18

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…

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Outdoor Arts Seed Funding @dedaderby are looking to support early project ideas, research & development & the creat… https://t.co/CEGsABNHhn

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06/09/18

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…

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When you hear it’s time for props in Jolly Tots! 🥳 . . . To find out more about our Jolly Tots classes for 3-4 year olds visit our website or call 01473 295230 #dance #tots #danceeast #ipswich #suffolk
28/08/18

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…

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RT @NuaDance: Well done to @proteindance for #TheLittlePrince @dance_east yesterday. Funny, tender and moving. I highly recommend it!

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20/08/18

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…

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Never miss a chance to dance! 💃 . . . We offer not one, but two ballet classes for children aged 4-7 and 7-11 years! To find out more: https://bit.ly/2OJ3JmS #dance #east #ballet #ipswich #children #fun #suffolk
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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#getdancing Introducing our last story of 2018... Tommy Norris! Tommy is a local community dance artist. Tommy's… https://t.co/gMbM0DP34U

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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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Grace has been attending our Springboard classes for many years. . . This is a group where the children can put their worries behind them for an hour, releasing their anxieties through movement and dance. It encourages the children socially, emotionally and mentally. It is a very valuable class in every sense.” Angela, Grace’s mum. . . . With your help, we can continue to provide great dance to everyone. Text “EAST19 £10” to 70070 or visit our website to donate. #getdancing #dance #ipswich #suffolk #youngpeople #springboard
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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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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Dance is a way to find yourself and lose yourself... All at the same time! 💃 . . . Fancy giving ballet a try? To book onto one of our three ballet classes, call our Box Office on 01473 295230 or visit our website! #dance #ballet #danceeast #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 @kgoddard: Saw this tonight...it was beautiful... thank-you @dance_east @proteindance uplifting! #TheLittlePrince https://t.co/HRHrfXSKUb

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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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Fancy developing your technique, creating new moves and learning simple sequences? Contemporary dance is a great way to improve: - core strength - flexibility - balance - coordination within a safe, fun and social environment. . . . To find out more about our Time to Dance class for 50+ years: https://bit.ly/2NpTcs8 #dance #danceeast #ipswich #suffolk
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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The Little Prince from @proteindance is such a beautiful dance performance, have you read the latest 4* review? 🙌… https://t.co/V2iXhtHm40
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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Did you know that dance has been proven to support people with Parkinson’s Disease in developing confidence and strength, whilst temporarily relieving some participants of symptoms in everyday day life? Our Dance for Parkinson’s classes this autumn are running from Wed 3 Oct - Wed 5 Dec. To find out more: https://bit.ly/2xG0gMm . . . #dance #danceeast #danceforparkinsons #enb
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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@TomDaleCompany are looking to commission 2 choreographers to each create a solo work on a company dancer to form P… https://t.co/sKzWe11S3b
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…
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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Only 2 days left to apply! We are looking for a friendly & motivated individual to join our busy Front of House tea… https://t.co/33IVr3XZZ5
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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