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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In a unique collaboration with solar scientists, Alexander Whitley takes inspiration from their research for a stun… https://t.co/sI3mUn1CsY

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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…

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#flashbackfriday to when we were in Hadleigh for #TownDances Repost from @slewisdance using @RepostRegramApp - Filming with @we_are_unit on location. Partridge's in #hadleigh is the place to go for all your screwing needs! #danceonlocation #hardwarestore #screws #ironmongery
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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Join @RADheadquarters on 4 March and work with choreographer @lukebrowndance. Develop skills, understanding and awa… https://t.co/6BOImUAh5m

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09/01/18

DANCEEAST DANCE CLASSES SPRING 2018

  This Spring, DanceEast has over 40 classes taking place in its world-class studios, led by the region’s best dance tutors. The classes range across a number of different styles for all abilities, such as adult ballet, children’s hip hop, 50+ contemporary and open yoga (to name just a few) beginning on Saturday 6 January…

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On Saturday 24 February @stopgapdanceco will host a Free Taster Workshop for Disabled Dancers to for perspective candidates of Sg2, the company's three-year training programme. . . . . #DanceEast #Dance #Stopgap #StopgapDance #DanceTheatre #Suffolk #Ipswich #worskshop #danceworkshop #danceopportunity
04/01/18

DANCEEAST CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING IS LOOKING FOR EXCEPTIONAL YOUNG DANCE TALENT IN THE EAST!

  DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is looking for children and young people aged 10 – 16 years who have what it takes to become a world-class dancer. Talented youngsters from across the east of England are being invited to apply for September 2018 entry, and demonstrate their potential at auditions at the Jerwood…

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.@RMaliphant has two new vacancies for a General Manager and Access and Education Officer! More info: https://t.co/wvHCzKxd1H

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04/01/18

DANCEEAST HOSTS PREMIERE OF IPSWICH-BASED TILTED PRODUCTIONS’ RETURN TO THE STAGE WITH NEW DANCE THEATRE PIECE EXPLORING OUR DESIRE AND REFUSAL TO BELONG

  DanceEast are delighted to host the premiere of Constructions of Thin Air on Friday 26 January, by the internationally acclaimed Ipswich-based Tilted Productions as they return to the stage after six years presenting outdoor site-specific work. Tilted Productions will also present a unique workshop based on the company’s new work for ages 55+ years,…

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‼️UNFORTUNATELY we have postponed @stopgapdanceco's The Enormous Room on Fri 23 Feb following the theft of their set earlier this week. The workshop for dancers with disabilities on Sat 24 Feb will go ahead as planned. For more information contact our Box Office on 01473 295230. . . . #DanceEast #Dance #Stopgap #StopgapDance #DanceTheatre #Suffolk #Ipswich
19/12/17

Dance to Health sessions start in Norfolk in January

In partnership with DanceEast, Active Norfolk, NHS Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group and Norfolk County Council, Aesop is delighted to announce that Dance to Health sessions will start in Norfolk next month. Dance to Health is a pioneering older people’s falls prevention dance programme developed by Aesop, a charity and social enterprise. It combines evidence-based physiotherapy…

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15/12/17

DANCEEAST CALL OUT FOR NEW ASSOCIATE ARTISTS; APPLICATIONS OPEN

  Having established a reputation for working across the UK and internationally with a range of different companies and partners, DanceEast are pleased to announce an open call out for new Associate Artists. The call out is for up to three Associate Artists and one Junior Associate to collaborate closely with from April 2018 until…

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There will be a 'touch tour' of the Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 23 February prior to @stopgapdanceco's performacne of The Enormous Room. For more information please contact our Box Office on 01473 295230. . . . #DanceEast #Dance #Stopgap #StopgapDance #DanceTheatre #Suffolk #Ipswich #Performance #TouchTour
13/12/17

Festive Celebration for Woodward Markwell & DanceEast 8 Year Partnership

  Since 2009 Woodward Markwell Insurance Brokers Limited has recognised the importance and value of young people being able to access high quality dance experiences and has supported DanceEast by investing in a superb programme of work for children in Ipswich and across Suffolk. “We are very happy to continue to support DanceEast’s activities for…

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@kocha44 @ipswaterfront @Stopgapdance Yes, unfortunately the van in which the set was being stored was stolen in Lo… https://t.co/AFdxoDTfXc

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27/11/17

EACH Lantern Walk

EACH Lantern Walk We are delighted to be hosting the annual Christmas Lantern Walk for East Anglia Children’s Hospice (EACH) on Friday 8 December at the Jerwood DanceHouse. This magical walk will take participants from the DanceHouse along the Waterfront before returning for some Christmas entertainment, refreshments and raffle. All ages are welcome and under 14s must be accompanied…

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The Enormous Room from @stopgapdanceco is coming to DanceEast this Friday 23 February. We will spend the week sharing their gorgeous production images. There are limited tickets available via the link in the bio. . . . #DanceEast #Dance #Stopgap #StopgapDance #DanceTheatre #Suffolk #Ipswich
23/11/17

ALEXANDER WHITLEY DANCE COMPANY LEADS SCIENCE RESIDENCY AT THE OAKS PRIMARY SCHOOL

Alexander Whitley Dance Company has been in residency with Year 5 students from The Oaks Primary School in Ipswich this week. Combining artistic and scientific concepts through movement, two dancers from Alexander Whitley Dance Company, Victoria Roberts and Hannah Ekholm, alongside solar scientist Alessandra Giunta are working with the students to explore the company’s latest…

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RT @ISANOUTDOORARTS: TOMORROW at 11am @Stopgapdance are holding a workshop @dance_east for prospective candidates for Sg2, their 3 year…

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18/11/17

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

  DanceEast is in the midst of 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…

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It's #RandomActsOfKindnessDay! If you've attended one of our Tots classes in the past two seasons check your email - we've selected a family at random to receive a free family ticket to @2faceddance's What The Moon Saw in April here at DanceEast! . . . #DanceEast #Dance #FamilyFun #FamilyDance #2FacedDance #Kindness #KidsDance
17/11/17

SPRINGBOARD: CREATIVE DANCE FOR THOSE WITH ADDITIONAL NEEDS

  DanceEast’s Springboard classes for children and adults with additional needs are back this Autumn and will continue in the Spring season. Springboard for Tots will also be introduced, a class for children with additional needs aged 12 months and over. While encouraging movement and creativity, these classes are a wonderful way to make friends…

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15/11/17

GET COSY THIS CHRISTMAS WITH DANCEEAST’S THE BORROWERS – MUSIC, MAGIC AND ANIMATION AWAITS

A DanceEast season would not be complete without something magical for children. This Christmas Ipswich’s Jerwood DanceHouse will welcome a festive exclusive, from Wednesday 13 – Sunday 17 December. Commissioned by DanceEast, The Borrowers will capture the imagination of children, families and people of all ages, based on Mary Norton’s much-loved book. It is a…

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Creative Ballet . . . . #DanceEast #Dance #DanceClass #KidsDance #Ballet #CreativeBallet #BalletClass #Barre #balletdance #balletlover #balletlove #balletkids
08/11/17

POP MY MIND COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED – 8 NOVEMBER 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…

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It's #StudentVolunteeringWeek! Here at DanceEast we offer the opportunity to volunteer as class tutor assistants or… https://t.co/wVZlL68N1l
30/10/17

DanceEast and University of Suffolk Launch First Two Year Dance Degree

University of Suffolk launches two-year Dance degrees with DanceEast The first two-year practice-based dance degree in the UK has been launched by the University of Suffolk and DanceEast. The unique partnership will provide BA (Hons) Dance from September 2018 with another entry point in January 2019. The degree will be hosted at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse…

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Creative Dance . . . . . #DanceEast #Dance #DanceClass #KidsDance #CreativeDance #Dancing #GetDancing #Suffolk #Ipswich
26/10/17

ALEXANDER WHITLEY DANCE COMPANY RETURNS TO IPSWICH WITH ITS ACCLAIMED WORK 8 MINUTES

  Celebrated choreographer Alexander Whitley takes on the breath-taking scale of space for his company’s new work, 8 Minutes, returning to Ipswich’s Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 10 November. Following his innovative digital work Pattern Recognition, seen at the venue last year, Alexander Whitley has been working in partnership with scientists from STFC RAL Space at…

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RT @ISANOUTDOORARTS: On 24 Feb at 11am @Stopgapdance are holding a workshop @dance_east for prospective candidates for Sg2, their 3 year…
26/10/17

POP MY MIND COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED – 26 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…

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Contemporary . . . . #DanceEast #Dance #Dancing #DanceClass #KidsClass #Contemporary #ContemporaryDance
24/10/17

DANCEEAST CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING STUDENTS TO DANCE WITH ESTEEMED NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY

  National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) has revealed its new line-up of young dance talent for its sixth year, with 30 new young dancers from across the country chosen to join the esteemed company. The new members were selected through NYDC experience workshops held in 16 different cities throughout the UK, joining 11 dancers returning…

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@TheOtherYell Unfortunately tomorrow's performance of @Stopgapdance's The Enormous Room has been postponed due to t… https://t.co/CE0yctuNBc
23/10/17

TAKE PART IN U.DANCE’S EASTERN REGIONAL PLATFORM 2018, HOSTED BY DANCEEAST AT UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE

  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. DanceEast will also be hosting the eastern regional platform, which forms part of the selection process for the festival,…

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