20/07/17

IPSWICH’S DANCEEAST TO HOST U.DANCE 2018, THE NATION’S ANNUAL YOUTH DANCE FESTIVAL Following four days of youth dance celebration in Birmingham to mark One Dance UK’s U.Dance 2017, it was revealed that DanceEast in Ipswich will become host to the national event for the first time in 2018. Each year U.Dance showcases a selection of…

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19/07/17

BABY LOVES TO BOOGIE – DANCEEAST AT THE MARITIME FESTIVAL

PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 19 July 2017   BABY LOVES TO BOOGIE – DANCEEAST AT THE MARITIME FESTIVAL Event details and Box Office information DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, IP4 1DW Box Office: 01473 295230 | DANCEEAST.CO.UK Date: Sunday 20 August | 10.00am – 12.00pm Ticket prices: £4 adult, £3 child, £12 family ticket (2…
11/07/17

SEE INSPIRATIONAL YOUNG DANCE TALENT FROM DANCEEAST’S CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING STUDENTS

PRESS RELEASE SEE INSPIRATIONAL YOUNG DANCE TALENT FROM DANCEEAST’S CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING STUDENTS Performance details and Box Office information Centre for Advanced Training | End of Year Show DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, IP4 1DW Box Office: 01473 295230 | DANCEEAST.CO.UK Dates: Saturday 29 July | 4.30pm & 7.30pm (sold out) Ticket prices:…

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Congratulations to all teachers out there - you made it through the summer term! Enjoy your summer break - woohoo!… https://t.co/R02Be4LfUs

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05/07/17

IPSWICH ARTS ORGANISATIONS LAUNCH MANIFESTO FOR CULTURE

IPSWICH ARTS ORGANISATIONS LAUNCH MANIFESTO FOR CULTURE Images available here. Labelled as a ‘commitment to cultural, social and economic growth in Ipswich’ Arts consortium We Are Ipswich will launch their manifesto document on Tuesday 18 July 6.30pm at DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse. We Are Ipswich, a self-organising, collaborative group of nationally significant, locally cherished arts organisations,…
04/07/17

DANCEEAST’S INTERNATIONAL AUTUMN SEASON ON SALE, INCLUDING A WORLD PREMIERE FROM JOSS ARNOTT DANCE

PRESS RELEASE DanceEast’s Autumn 2017 season is now on sale, with national and international dance continuing to grow dance audiences in Ipswich. A thrilling Autumn programme reinforces DanceEast as an ever-developing organisation, programming and supporting artists at every stage of their careers. There is a fantastic line-up for audiences of all ages at the Jerwood…

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RT @Raring2goSufflk: Book your places now on 'Baby Loves to Boogie' .@dance_east over the Maritime Festival on 19th & 20th August. https://…

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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…
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…

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Last few days to apply for our Creative Team Coordinator posts F/T & P/T, Deadline Mon 24 July Find out more https://t.co/UBhWZoo8je

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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
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…

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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…
09/06/17

NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY HITS IPSWICH AS PART OF UK-WIDE TOUR, INCLUDING LOCAL DANCER ISIS CLUNIE

PRESS RELEASE Performance details and Box Office information DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, IP4 1DW Box Office: 01473 295230 | DANCEEAST.CO.UK Dates: Tuesday 18 July | 7.30pm Ticket prices: From £12, £9 concessions Following a sell-out performance last year, National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) returns to DanceEast with its newest creation, Tarantiseismic. The talented…

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DanceEast to host #UDance2018, The Nation's Annual Youth Dance Festival https://t.co/Gs46b1EIF6 #Community #Dance https://t.co/BEY2wxwIfk

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06/06/17

NATIONAL EVENT IN SIGHT FOR TWO U.DANCE EAST ENTRIES

PRESS RELEASE NATIONAL EVENT IN SIGHT FOR TWO U.DANCE EAST ENTRIES Performance details and Box Office information Birmingham Hippodrome, Hurst Street, Southside, Birmingham, B5 4TB Box Office: 0844 338 5000 | birminghamhippodrome.com Date: Friday 14 – Sunday 16 July | 7.30pm (Friday and Saturday), 5.00pm (Sunday) Ticket prices: £10, £8 concessions Following performances at the…
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:…

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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…
02/06/17

CREATE A DANCE IN A DAY, WITH TIM CASSON

PRESS RELEASE CREATE A DANCE IN A DAY, WITH TIM CASSON Performance details and Box Office information DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, IP4 1DW Box Office: 01473 295230 | DANCEEAST.CO.UK Date: Saturday 1 July | 4.30pm & 7.30pm Ticket prices: £10, £7 concessions Images (Photo: Anthony Tapsell): https://www.dropbox.com/s/pv5oh9bezw3i3ct/Finding%20Home%20production%20photo.jpg?dl=0 Casson and Friends, creators of contemporary…

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RT @IpswichBuildSoc: Spent a fab evening at @dance_east yesterday for launch of #weareipswich cultural manifesto: https://t.co/yEk7pqolkg #…
01/06/17

JOIN TWO OLYMPIC STARS AT THE JERWOOD DANCEHOUSE ON FRIDAY 23 JUNE

PRESS RELEASE JOIN TWO OLYMPIC STARS AT THE JERWOOD DANCEHOUSE ON FRIDAY 23 JUNE LEARN TO LINDY HOP WITH IPSWICH JAZZ FESTIVAL Workshop details and Box Office information DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich, IP4 1DW Box Office: 01473 295230 | DANCEEAST.CO.UK Date: Friday 23 June | 4.30pm – 6.30pm Ticket price: £12 Images (Photo:…
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…

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32 museums, 60+ family-friendly events. What are you waiting for? Start your #SuffolkSummer https://t.co/L1dBCAjuuS
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.…
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…

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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…