10/02/17

The My Place Project offers British and Asian ladies from Holywells, an opportunity to create art for an exhibition at DanceEast

Oyster Community Press CIC is partnering with DanceEast, to create an exhibition of printmaking for the prestigious Jerwood DanceHouse Gallery, that will explore women’s roles in our society. The project has been fully funded by local charities and County Councillors to provide ladies over 18 years living in IP 3 and IP 4, a unique chance…

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07/02/17

DANCEEAST SHOWCASES THREE COMMUNITY PLATFORMS THIS SPRING

DanceEast has a commitment to working with schools and community groups and increasing engagement to dance and bringing people together. Dance makes an enormous contribution to our physical, social and creative health and supports a healthy lifestyle. DanceEast is, therefore, keen for as many people from across the region as possible to have the opportunity…
02/02/17

DANCEEAST CAT STUDENT THROUGH TO AUTISM’S GOT TALENT!

  DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training student Liam Burgess has been selected for this years’ Autism’s Got Talent! This May, Autism’s Got Talent celebrates their fourth year at the Mermaid Theatre in London. The spectacular event showcases amazingly talented performances by adults and children with autism. The performers, which will consist of singers, actors, musicians…

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Our tap classes tonight have been cancelled. The Box Office Team are in the process of contacting all regular attendees.

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31/01/17

PARKING AT DANCEEAST

The Pauls Malt Silo Car Park (IP1 1XH) was sold and closed over the Christmas break, so we thought we’d let you know some alternative parking spots. CLOSEST NCP, Turret Lane, Ipswich, IP4 1DL 4-minute walk Flat rate…………£3.80 (24 hours) Payment options: cash BEST VALUE Green Parking, Grafton Way, Ipswich, IP1 1AX   5-minute walk 1 hour……………….£1.50…
31/01/17

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE WORDS OF A CAT STUDENT

DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is one of ten national centres that identifies children and young people, aged between 10 and 18 years, with exceptional potential in dance. The nationwide scheme aims to develop, create and inspire the next generation of dance artists, choreographers and dance leaders. By cultivating young dancers at a critical…

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RT @Dance_to_Health: NEWS! A new Dance to Health group launched in Southend-on-Sea (Leigh-on-Sea) in Jan with @PHSouthend & with dance par…

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10/01/17

DIRECTORS OF WORLD’S LEADING DANCE COMPANIES GATHER FOR RURAL RETREAT 2017: HOW TO SELL OUT WITHOUT SELLING OUT

  Over the last weekend, 5-8 January 2017, Artistic Directors from the world’s leading dance companies met in Ipswich to discuss major global leadership challenges, focusing specifically on audiences. The event was hosted and organised by DanceEast and brought together leaders from the across the USA, Australia, Asia and Europe.   Devised and originated in…
09/01/17

Equity and DanceEast Agree Ground-breaking Policy for Choreographic Commissions

Agreement is first of its kind and paves the way for fair pay in dance commissions Equity and DanceEast have agreed an innovative policy on choreographic commissions, in an attempt to tackle issues around low pay and poor conditions in commissioned dance work. The policy enshrines DanceEast’s commitment to good practice and from 1 January…

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RT @TheReviewsHub: #DANCE #REVIEW Getting Dressed @2_ndhanddance @Sadlers_Wells ⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2 "Gleefully childlike" https://t.co/7fegfxdKbH https…

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09/01/17

World-class dance company inspires next generation of UK dance artists

In late summer 2016, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater worked, for the first time, with gifted and talented young dancers from Centres for Advanced Training across the UK, in a new partnership between Dance Consortium and DanceEast. Hosted at DanceEast’s home, the Jerwood DanceHouse, on Ipswich waterfront, the four-day intensive, from 30 August – 2…
09/01/17

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

  DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is looking for children and young people aged 10 – 18 years who have what it takes to become a world-class dancer. DanceEast CAT is looking for individuals who aspire to have a career in dance, who stand out, show drive and determination, are hard-working and creative, and…

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Dive into a dancing world of colour and clothes with @2_ndhanddance 18/19 March https://t.co/X7wA6ldOmVhttps://t.co/I6HHjJlmtk

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05/01/17

DANCEEAST LAUNCHES FIRST DANCE FOR DEMENTIA CLASS

  This Janaury, DanceEast is launching a brand new programme of classes for people living with Dementia and their family carers, in partnership with New Adventures & Re:Bourne and Dementia Pathfinders. The classes are designed for family carers and those they support in the early stages of Dementia to share the experience together. The classes…
21/12/16

THIS SPRING, THE MORE YOU BOOK THE MORE YOU SAVE!

  This spring a brand new offer means that the more you watch the more you save! Book 2 shows by 1 January and save 25% Book 3 or more shows by 1 January and save a huge 30%   This offer also applies to our class programme, the more you dance the more you…

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20/12/16

DANCEEAST SPRING SEASON ON SALE NOW!

  Packed with world class performances, community projects and shows for the whole family. And with a brand new offer, the more you watch and the more you dance, the more you save! Box Office 01473 295230 | DANCEEAST.CO.UK Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, IP4 1DW   DanceEast is delighted to announce a great line-up…
20/12/16

THIS SPRING, THE MORE YOUR BOOK THE MORE YOU SAVE!

This spring a brand new offer means that, the more you watch the more you save! Book 2 shows by 1 January and save 25% Book 3 or more shows by 1 January and save a huge 30%   This offer also applies to our classes, the more you dance the more you save!  Book…

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Great to have @nikkiandjd in the building this week! We can't wait to watch your sharing tomorrow #artists https://t.co/tJjroKWv7T

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16/12/16

DanceEast named in top 20 UK dance schools!

To celebrate the national treasure that is Strictly Come Dancing, Holiday Lettings have put together an article to inform readers about the best dance schools in the UK – and we’re excited to tell you that DanceEast has been chosen as one of the top dance schools featured in the article “Top 20 UK Dance Schools”.…
28/11/16

Protein May Contain You Tour

May Contain You is a participatory performance designed for Care Home settings devised by Protein and delivered in partnership with DanceEast. The tour will perform in Eye, Bury St Edmunds, Mildenhall, Woodbridge, Ipswich, Aldeburgh and Lowestoft commencing Monday 28th November & finishes on Friday 2nd December. About May Contain You Protein will bring two artists…

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22/11/16

GRANTS FOR THE ARTS SEMINAR AT DANCEEAST

Wednesday 14 December | 3.30 – 5.00pm Are you a Dance Artist interested in applying for ‘Grants for the Arts’ funding? Have you previously applied but been unsuccessful? Join Arts Council Relationship Manager for Dance, Kyla Booth-Lucking for a Grants for the Arts surgery at the Jerwood Dance House. Learn more about the application process,…
18/11/16

Dance for Dementia FREE Taster Sessions

Join us at our Dance for Dementia FREE taster sessions on Thursday 24 November and Thursday 1 December 1.30 – 3.30pm. DanceEast is launching a new programme of weekly classes for family carers and people living with Dementia, in partnership with New Adventures & Re:Bourne and Dementia Pathfinders. The sessions are designed for family carers…

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"Forty minutes of joyous movement, exploration and daftness" - lovely review from LeftLion for @2_ndhanddance - https://t.co/s03cCcs7o0
16/11/16

MOTION EXHIBITON

Pop My Mind have partnered with DanceEast to host a stunning exhibition of artworks entitled Motion, coming to the Jerwood DanceHouse this November. Pop My Mind is a local organisation that DanceEast has been working closely with. The Pop My Mind website is an online hub for artists of all disciplines to produce new work…
26/10/16

YAEL FLEXER’S DISAPPEARING ACTS PRESENTS MOVEMENT THAT DISAPPEARS INTO THE SHADOWS & SLIPS THROUGH UNSEEN GAPS…

Standing at the forefront of dance and digital work, award-winning choreographer Yael Flexer and digital artist Nic Sandiland create upfront and witty movement-driven works for the stage, galleries and public spaces. This November at DanceEast, Flexer & Sandiland present Disappearing Acts, their latest immersive live work, and Weighting, a new digital installation. In their signature…

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20/10/16

HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS COMPETITION!

Dig out the fake blood, hunt your skeleton costume down & sharpen those fangs! Prepare your scariest Halloween costume and join us for a fancy dress competition at the WORLD PREMIERE performances of Stepmother/Stepfather from Arthur Pita & HeadSpaceDance on Friday 28 & Saturday 29 October! The weekend’s most terrifying costume will WIN a family…