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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The deadline for applications for our Duets project is TOMORROW. If you're a dancer aged 17+ we want YOU to work wi… https://t.co/mzs0uRBcHy

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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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#TBT to our new Associate Artist @josephtoonga led workshop for young men last week! Joseph will be back at DanceEast next week performing his first full length work Daughter, Daughter - Before I Met You. . . . #DanceEast #JosephToonga #DaughterDaughter #Workshop #HipHop #Dance #Dancing #BoysDanceToo #BoysDance #AssociateArtist #Ipswich #Suffolk #mendancetoo #contemporary
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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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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This week the Our Town Dances project comes to an end. We have been asking residents of Stowmarket and Hadleigh what dancing means to them. Find out more: https://bit.ly/2pnJayL . . . #DanceEast #Dance #GetDancing #OurTownDances #TownDances #Hadleigh #Stowmarket #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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This Sat 28-Sun 29 April it's @WOW_Norwich at @OPENNorwich 100 speakers, 18 panels, workshops, performances, a pop-… https://t.co/TAWkw0pGdp

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16/03/18

FREE U.DANCE WORKSHOPS FOR YOUTH DANCE GROUPS

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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What does dancing mean to you? . . . #DanceEast #Dance #GetDancing #OurTownDances #TownDances #Hadleigh #Stowmarket #Suffolk
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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#TBT to our new Associate Artist @JToonga led workshop for young men last week! Joseph will be back at DanceEast ne… https://t.co/sLB5UoKs5B

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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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As part of Our Town Dances project we have been asking residents of Stowmarket and Hadleigh what dancing means to them. . . . #Dancing #DanceEast #Dance #LetGetDancing #Dancing #GetDancing #Hadleigh #Stowmarket #suffolk
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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We had a wonderful time at the Our Town Dances celebration in Hadleigh! Over the past months @We_are_unit worked w… https://t.co/rP7KZ66AiI

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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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We have an exciting opportunity for pairs of dancers aged 17-19 (up to 25 for dancers with additional needs) working with leading choreographers in contemporary, hip hop or Afro-fusion styles to perform in Ipswich! https://bit.ly/2v4pSn0 (Cut & Paste Link) Deadline: Fri 27 April Share and tag those who may be interested! . . . #EastYouthDance #DanceOpportunity #Dance #DanceEast #UDance2018 #Duets #YoungDance #Dancing #Community #Ipswich #Suffolk #YouthDance #Contemporary #HipHop #Afrofusion
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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Our friends @RichMixLondon are welcoming breakthrough newcomer-director Michael Pearce for an open-floor discussio… https://t.co/dxv2Uqla0f

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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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We have an exciting opportunity for pairs of dancers aged 17-19 (up to 25 for dancers with additional needs). Working with leading choreographers in either contemporary with @glasshousedance, hip hop with @sin_cru or Afro-fusion with @alleynedance you will produce a duet to be performed as a short, quirky public engagement in Ipswich! Deadline: Friday 27 April. https://bit.ly/2v4pSn0 (Cut & Paste Link) . . . #DanceEast #EastYouthDance #UDance2018 #UDance #Dance #Danceopportunity #Dancing #Duets #Ipswich #Suffolk #GlassHouseDance #SinCru #AlleyneDance
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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Dancer aged between 17-21 years? Don’t miss the opportunity to work with choreographers @GlassHouseDance,… https://t.co/zgjeH9Eqm4

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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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Repost from @photoeastuk - Who remembers our Moving Gallery collaboration with @danceeast and @uniofsuffolk in 2016??! We've got some incredibly exciting plans with Dance East this year so make sure you're around on Saturday 26 May to experience a multi-discpline exhibition to truely immerse yourself in a sense of belonging. More news to come! You can find more info about the festival on www.photoeast.co.uk #photoeastuk #belonging #ibelong18 Photo credit: © James Prickett
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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RT @TheatreRoyalBSE: If you know someone aged 10-16 years who's nonstop dancing (whether there's music or not) then @DanceEastCAT have the…
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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What does dancing mean to you? . . . . #DanceEast #Dancing #Postcards #DancePostcard #Stowmarket #Hadleigh #Suffolk #GetDancing #LetsGetDancing #Dance
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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RT @DanceEastCAT: If you've already applied to audition with us, here is Becca's top audition tip: https://t.co/xWrfXlp98H If you haven't…
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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Stopgap's The Enormous Room will be at the Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday. Final tickets available (Cut & Paste Link): https://goo.gl/Ta5f51
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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This week the Our Town Dances project comes to an end. We have been asking residents of Stowmarket and Hadleigh wha… https://t.co/Q3PKQtibLy
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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We've had some wonderful responses to our postcards placed in Hadleigh and Stowmarket libraries as part of Our Town Dances project! What does dancing mean to you? . . . . #DanceEast #Dance #Dancing #Hadleigh #Stowmarket #TownDances #OurTownDances #GetDancing #LetsGetDancing #Suffolk