27/06/17

Arts Council announces £3.24m funding for DanceEast

DanceEast, one of the UK’s leading dance organisations, based at the Jerwood DanceHouse in Ipswich, is delighted to announce that it has been successful in its National Portfolio funding application to Arts Council England (ACE) and will receive £3.24 million from 2018 to 2022. DanceEast is one of 831 organisations that received the news this…

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23/06/17

Stomping Ground 2017

Photo courtesy of: The Place Dance commissions for the outdoors APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN The Place, GDIF and DanceEast are coming together to commission dance for outdoor spaces in 2018 and 2019. We are seeking proposals from artists who have bold and original ideas for new dance shows which take place outside. We’re looking for ideas…
21/06/17

Dr Scilla Dyke MBE, Founder Director DanceEast

‘DanceEast, synonymous with world class artistry woven into the fabric of people’s lives placing dance at the very heart of Suffolk and its communities. Live life, love life… move and be moved. Suffolk is dance…Suffolk is dancing. Thrilling and inspirational’. Dr Scilla Dyke MBE, Founder Director DanceEast

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Only 1 place left on 50yrs+ Summer Intensive 3 & 4 August! Includes working with @alexwhitley & @New_Adventureshttps://t.co/QtiGC8JElD

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21/06/17

History of Cranfield Mills, Ipswich Waterfront

The waterfront at Ipswich, once the biggest wet dock in Europe, had become a run-down docklands area which was ripe for redevelopment. Within that, Cranfields Mill closed in 1999 and became an eyesore in the town. Nearby, the port of Ipswich is a crucial part of the Haven Gateway, which includes Felixstowe, Harwich and Mistley…
14/06/17

DANCEEAST SHORTLISTED FOR ONE DANCE UK’S ‘INSPIRATIONAL WORK IN EDUCATION’ AWARD

Photo credit: Anthony Tapsell February saw One Dance UK launch its first-ever Dance Teaching Awards, as the lead industry body for dance and dance education. The awards received almost 900 nominations across the nine categories, working to promote dance education and participation across the UK. The categories consisted of: Lifetime Achievement Award Rising Star Award…

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.@GaryClarkeUK are looking for Male Dancers to join the company for the production COAL https://t.co/Ien1yfHF29

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06/06/17

Pleased to announce Pemberton and Hague have won funded residency through Lab:time²

We’re pleased to announce that Pemberton and Hague have been awarded a funded residency here at DanceEast in Ipswich through Round 8 of Lab:time². Pemberton and Hague hope to explore the world of eccentric dance and silent film in order to develop a repertoire of movement that will enhance their circus work. About the project:…
06/06/17

NATIONAL EVENT IN SIGHT FOR TWO U.DANCE EAST ENTRIES

Cambridge Youth Dance Company Photo credit: Steven Creamer Photography Following performances at the regional dance event, U.Dance East, two groups of young dancers are heading to the national U.Dance 2017 event in Birmingham in July. Held at the Jerwood DanceHouse earlier this year, the regional showcase saw Dance2 (Advanced Company) and Cambridge Youth Dance Company selected to perform as part…

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.@We_are_unit present 20 Questions Sat 8 July, 7pm! Watch the trailer here: https://t.co/rgvLIC2t3r #communityhttps://t.co/B6a0rtgOSm

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19/05/17

DEMENTIA AWARENESS WEEK

Photo credit: Alicia Clarke To support Dementia Awareness week, we have been talking to our lovely Dance for Dementia volunteers and tutor assistants about what it is like being part of the Dance for Dementia programme here at DanceEast. Here is a chance to hear from one of our volunteers about the class: 1. Why…
18/05/17

Dementia Awareness Week

Photo credit: Alicia Clarke To support Dementia Awareness week, we have been talking to our lovely Dance for Dementia volunteers and tutor assistants about what it is like being part of the Dance for Dementia programme here at DanceEast. Here is a chance to hear from one of our Tutor Assistants about the class: 1.…

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Looking forward to our #SummerCelebration this Saturday featuring @DanceEastCAT #EncoreEast & all other performance… https://t.co/eLz9w7drKy

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16/05/17

MY PLACE EXHIBITION IN WHISTLER GALLERY IS OPEN

The My Place exhibition has been created by a group of local women of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life who live in the Holywells area of Ipswich. Most of them have never done any printmaking before and all of them have spent just 7 weeks, working in small groups at weekly half day…
21/04/17

DanceEast hosts My Place Exhibition in Whistler Gallery

The My Place exhibition has been created by a group of local women of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life who live in the Holywells area of Ipswich. Most of them have never done any printmaking before and all of them have spent just 7 weeks, working in small groups at weekly half day…

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Tune into @BBCSuffolk at 7am tomorrow, our Artistic Director & Chief Executive Brendan Keaney will be talking all things #NPO #ACEfunding

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21/04/17

EncoreEast have been selected to perform at the Elixir Festival at Sadler’s Wells

We are delighted to announce that our over-50s performance company EncoreEast have been selected to perform at the Elixir Festival at Sadler’s Wells for the second time. Established in 2014, the Elixir Festival is a unique event celebrating lifelong creativity and the contribution of older artists. The Elixir Festival 2017 contains KnowBody ||, Elixir Extracts,…
07/04/17

DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training Alumni – Recent Successes

We are extremely proud of our Centre for Advanced Training graduate, Archie James, who will be dancing with Northern Ballet in Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the DanceHouse this weekend. Archie graduated from the CAT in July 2013 at the age of 17 and continued his training at the Central School of Ballet. ‘We…

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17/03/17

DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training Students Harri and Chandi to perform at Mayor’s Ball

One of the highlights of the Ipswich calendar, the Mayor’s Charity Ball, is fast approaching and there are a few tickets left for those who don’t want to miss out. The venue for the Mayor’s Ball on Saturday 25th March is, appropriately, the Grand Hall of the Corn Exchange and the Mayor, Councillor Roger Fern,…
14/03/17

POP MY MIND COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Pop My Mind is a curated online hub for artists of all disciplines. Our community are challenged to produce new work in response to each other’s work and themes on our website, making the hub a springboard for fresh ideas and dynamic creativity. Pop My Mind have partnered with DanceEast to see how our community…
14/03/17

POP MY MIND COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Pop My Mind is a curated online hub for artists of all disciplines. Our community are challenged to produce new work in response to each other’s work and themes on our website, making the hub a springboard for fresh ideas and dynamic creativity. We have partnered with DanceEast to see how our community of artists…
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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RT @balletboy09: Huge congrats to Brendan Keaney & all his fantastic team @dance_east - an inspiring & fundamental part of #Ipswich https:/…
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…