21/02/19

DANCEEAST CELEBRATE TEN YEARS OF THE JERWOOD DANCEHOUSE WITH COMMUNITY DANCE PERFORMANCE

  House to Home will be an exciting performance featuring over 100 community dancers. It will be inspired by the story of how the Jerwood DanceHouse has been and will be a home to so many.   The event will follow a documentary style including live dance performances from DanceEast’s performance companies, as well as…

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Calling all dance teachers and youth dance leaders! Take part in this 2 day workshop to give you the skills and con… https://t.co/XmO6iccTF9

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21/02/19

DANCEEAST WELCOME TAP DANCE GROUP, OLD KENT ROAD TO THE JERWOOD DANCEHOUSE

  OSCiLLATE is a ground-breaking tap dance experience choreographed by Avalon Rathgeb and Dre Torres that explores human interaction and the effects of miscommunication in relationships. OSCiLLATE is influenced by original electronic dance music and its coordination between light and sound. The piece reveals an eclectic group of individuals who display a range of human…

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It's not long until our CAT end of year show 🎉 We'll see all the students come together and perform a mixed bill of original works commissioned by influential national and international choreographers - and we can't wait! ❤️⁠
21/02/19

STUART WATERS AND PULSE FESTIVAL PRESENT COMPELLING PERFORMANCE AT DANCEEAST

  ROCKBOTTOM is a personal piece that explores one man’s journey into and out of the deep end of human existence. The performance which comprises themes of mental health and addiction, aims to ignite discussion, challenge preconceptions and invite reflection. Stuart Waters tells the tale of how he hit his own ‘Rockbottom’ through physical choreography…

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21/02/19

DANCEEAST PARTNER WITH GLASS HOUSE DANCE AND LOWESTOFT MUSEUM FOR LOWESTOFT DANCEMAP PERFORMANCE

  Glass House Dance and members of the local community will come together on Saturday 15 June to unearth stories from exhibitions of Lowestoft Museum and share them through dance. DanceEast and Glass House Dance have worked with a number of groups over the last few months including an open call group, Clock Work Dance…

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We celebrate 10 years in the Jerwood DanceHouse this year! Don't miss your chance to celebrate with us this Autumn, click the link in our bio!
21/02/19

Seeta Patel’s reimagining of the iconic ballet in Indian Dance style Bharatanatyam

Seeta Patel Seeta Patel is a dancer and choreographer. Bornn in London, she began training under the guidance of Kiran Ratna in 1990 and has since worked with a range of Bharatanatyam and contemporary dance professionals including Mavin Khoo, Padma Shri Adyar K Lakshman, Pushkala Gopal, Darshan Singh Bhuller and more. Seeta Patel has also…

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Our Autumn 2019 Season is now on sale - take a look at what artists will be returning to DanceEast and find out mor… https://t.co/M1KdKw0isx

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21/02/19

Russell Maliphant shares his inspiration for Silent Lines

Q&A with Russell Maliphant What life experiences led you to the subject matter for Silent Lines? I have had to work through several injuries over the years – I have had 4 knee surgeries and danced without a cruciate ligament for over 20 years which drew me too certain explorations. I have been working with…

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Book your place today for our Summer Baby Loves to Boogie! ⁠ .⁠ Sun 18 August, 10.00am - 1.00pm⁠ .⁠ 💃 http://bit.ly/2U9tf3j 🕺⁠
21/02/19

DANCEEAST HOST INTERGENERATIONAL DANCE WORKSHOPS IN HADLEIGH AND STOWMARKET WITH MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO CELEBRATE THE TOWNS AND THEIR COMMUNITY.

  DanceEast host the Hullabaloo project, a series of intergenerational community dance classes, encouraging everyone to get involved, with no dance experience necessary. With the support of Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Council the project will take place across two towns, Stowmarket and Hadleigh. Dance as a shared activity makes an enormous contribution to our…

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We would like to wish our @DanceEastCAT alumni, Bar Groisman the best of luck performing in Ruby Portus' piece tomo… https://t.co/G0eZG56zvV

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21/02/19

DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training Students create new work with internationally renowned choreographer, Richard Alston

Richard Alston has been working with the Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) students at DanceEast to conceive and perform a new dance work and they will perform it on stage when Richard’s company come to Norwich Theatre Royal later this week. The young people are all part of the CAT programme which works with ten-to-eighteen…

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This year we will Premiere Ballo @arthurpita Ten Sorry Tales for Christmas, based on the book by Mick Jackson!⁠ Click the link in our bio to see who else will be visiting the Jerwood DanceHouse this autumn!
21/02/19

Ipswich’s Jerwood DanceHouse marks its first decade with 10 Celebratory Events including world premieres, celebrations of age, youth and community, and a star-studded gala

A flagship addition to the regenerated Ipswich waterfront, the Jerwood DanceHouse was the vision of DanceEast who wanted to build themselves a home dedicated to dance, for artists and the local community.   That community came together ten years ago to raise a spectacular £8.9 million to bring that vision alive. The Jerwood DanceHouse, the…

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RT @PacittiCompany: @dance_east invites you to Open House – a celebration of the past ten years and the start of their next chapter. Head d…

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20/02/19

All you need to know about Humanhood

  Humanhood company was founded in 2016 by Birmingham and Catalan born artists Rudi Cole and Júlia Robert Parés. Together, they have developed a unique symbiotic fluid movement language that lies at the core of their work, creating intricate choreographic patterns that merge into multilayered energetic shapes with flow and dynamism. The research behind the…

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4 DAYS TO GO! Celebrate our 10th anniversary in the Jerwood DanceHouse with us at House to Home. . . . #dance #community #danceeast #suffolk #10 #anniversary #building
20/02/19

Interview with Ben Duke about Juliet & Romeo

  JULIET and ROMEO- Is this the story of what might have happened had Romeo and Juliet lived? “Yes. When I watch Romeo and Juliet I am always hoping that their timings will be a little different and Juliet will wake up a few moments earlier. I know she never will but I can’t help…

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Book your place today for our Summer Baby Loves to Boogie! ⁠Sun 18 August, 10.00am - 1.00pm ⁠… https://t.co/xrB0vuDyfa

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19/02/19

DANCEEAST CELEBRATE THE ARTISTRY OF THE OLDER DANCER WITH HOST, PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ENCOREEAST

  Host is a day of workshops, performances and debates specifically designed for older dancers as well as practitioners, leaders and choreographers and those working in dance with older people. The day aims to celebrate and explore the artistry of the older dancer, the relationship dance can have to the older performer, and how it…

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Summer Schools are a great way to take part in intensive dance activity during the summer holiday and experience a range of dance styles! Mon 5 - Fri 9 August, click this link to find your summer school!  https://www.danceeast.co.uk/get-dancing/workshops/
15/11/18

Tribe// Still i Rise

  TRIBE// presents Still I Rise: Five female dancers take the audience on a journey through simmering tensions, moments of unison, togetherness, bodies flying through the space, duets and delicate solos. Still I Rise is a call to arms, channelling the resilient, unapologetic nature of Maya Angelou’s poem. Raw and emotive dance is combined with…

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Don't miss @Akademi's #NAVADAL the National South Asian Youth Dance Competition, #free @southbankcentre on 20 Jul,… https://t.co/Tuz2FAfIpy

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15/11/18

DANCEEAST LAUNCH THEIR SPRING SEASON WITH PREMIERES FROM JAMES COUSINS, RUSSELL MALIPHANT AND NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY.

  The new year brings a new and highly anticipated Spring Season at DanceEast, featuring three premieres, and a regional U.Dance platform. The season commences with Epilogues, a premiere from James Cousins Company. Inspired by stories of division and separation, this new production weaves three duets into one emotive evening. Two new works sit alongside…

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We asked Tom Hobden what about the Jerwood DanceHouse influenced the creation of House to Home, he said "There can be a person dancing for the first time in their life in one studio, and then upstairs you can have a company rehearsing who are going to tour the world."   Celebrate our tenth anniversary in the Jerwood DanceHouse with us at House to Home, Sat 6 July 4.00pm & 7.00pm http://bit.ly/2U36SNe
15/11/18

Maggie McCann Legacy Message

  Friday evening’s performance of The Little Prince is dedicated to Maggie McCann whose family and friends join us this evening. Maggie’s legacy gift came as a wonderful surprise – we hadn’t realised how fond Maggie was of DanceEast and our work – so were particularly touched that she thought to include us in her…

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Resolution, @ThePlaceLondon's festival of new choreography and performance works by emerging artists, is BACK and t… https://t.co/HddHRnuKDR
15/11/18

Celebration 10 years of Company Chameleon; A Q&A with Anthony Missen

We were very lucky to capture Anthony Missen, Co-Artistic Director of Company Chameleon‘s thoughts and insights about all things 10, including key moments of the company’s past ten years. The first thing we really want to know is what can audiences expect from 10? People can expect variety, movement that you won’t have seen before,…

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Yoga is a safe and effective way to increase physical activity, especially strength, flexibility and balance and is widely practised for health and relaxation. At DanceEast, we have three styles of yoga that you could try – Ashtanga, Hatha Flow and Hatha Yin.
16/10/18

DANCEEAST CELEBRATES THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS WITH A DIWALI DISCO FOR CHILDREN

  Join DanceEast at their first Diwali themed Baby Loves to Boogie disco. On Sunday 28 October, enjoy a fun-filled morning of dancing, arts and crafts activities and face-painting, suitable for families with children under five. DanceEast are working in partnership with Sanskruti Dance, formed by Krishna Zivraj-Nair to deliver this family friendly event. Krishna…

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5 steps to be a fairer arts employer by @jerwoodarts and @bridge_group – measure socio- economic background; think… https://t.co/0tkT636kIa
02/10/18

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance announces the tour of Contagion

  A major new dance work exploring viral contagion and war as pandemic at six science, art and war-related sites across England Premiere: Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed 15 & 16 September London performances: British Library, London 2 & 3 November This autumn Shobana Jeyasingh Dance brings her latest dance work Contagion to six science, art and…

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OSCiLLATE | @oldkentroad1 Fri 28 June, 7.30pm LINK IN BIO
06/09/18

INTERVIEWS WITH MEDUSA CAST MEMBERS

Patricia Hastewell Patricia Hastewell is a new addition to Jasmin Vardimon Company (JVC). “I started to dance when I was little, I danced mostly contemporary but also ballet and a little bit of hip hop. I like to explore whatever relates to movement, martial arts, acrobatics, any kind of dance…” After graduating with a BA…

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Join @Akademi for an enlightening, exclusive #DanceDialogue, this Friday 12 July @asiahousearts: #Bharatanatyam art… https://t.co/E9JjBfk2hA
28/08/18

SHOBANA JEYASINGH DANCE SET TO INFECT DANCEEAST WITH CONTAGION

Contagion is a dance installation set against the backdrop of the end of the First World War. Inspired by the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918, Contagion explores how the virus mutated, spread and attacked one third of the world’s population. Shobana Jeyasingh Dance emphasises the implications of the pandemic beyond the First World War, educating…

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Take part in a #tap class taught Old Kent Road! Wed 26 June, 6.30 - 8.30pm http://bit.ly/2U3Wpkp
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