08/08/17

DANCEEAST’S DANCE FOR DEMENTIA CLASSES RELAUNCHED AS ‘CARE TO DANCE?’

  DanceEast’s successful Dance for Dementia classes have been relaunched for its Autumn season, as ‘Care to Dance?’. The welcoming format and relaxed style of the movement sessions remain the same, continuing to offer family carers and their loved ones the chance to enjoy dance together in a safe environment, and to enjoy a cup…

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08/08/17

Pop My Mind Winners Announced

3D art piece ‘Crossroads’ by Laure Laure is a French native and fluent Spanish speaker. She has a background in language teaching and interpreting and is currently a support worker using art as a therapeutic tool. Connecting with people is a thrill to Laure and her passion for languages and communication (or lack of it)…
08/08/17

Pop My Mind Winners Announced

‘The Pilgrim’s Journey’ by Sat Biswas I am a 40 year old visual storyteller based out of Mumbai, India. Though I make my living out of IT based consultancy, most of my time is spent in documenting life and living around me using Photography as a medium. Photography was a way to explore my lonely…

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08/08/17

Pop My Mind Winners Announced

‘The Journey’ by T.M.A Based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England, I am a self taught artist working predominantly within the digital medium, creating multi layered and multi textural digital collages. As a self taught artist my work is inspired by the various colours and textures that I see in everyday…
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 dance groups from all over the country in a range of performances,…

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19/07/17

BABY LOVES TO BOOGIE – DANCEEAST AT THE MARITIME FESTIVAL

Throughout the festival weekend there will be historical re-enactments, a variety of vessels, street food, fairground rides, punch and judy, stalls and children’s activities along the Ipswich Waterfront. A stage of live music performances, fire performers and a firework display finale on the Sunday night will complete the action. DanceEast has a packed programme of…
11/07/17

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: £10 Young students from DanceEast’s Centre for Advanced training will showcase their talent in…

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05/07/17

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, has developed a Cultural Manifesto, with Ipswich…
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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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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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

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 cohort of…

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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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02/06/17

CREATE A DANCE IN A DAY, WITH TIM CASSON

PRESS RELEASE CREATE A DANCE IN A DAY, WITH TIM CASSON Casson and Friends, creators of contemporary dance with a focus on collaboration and interactivity, invites the people of Ipswich and DanceEast to choreograph their very own dance on Saturday 1 July. With ‘family’ as the stimulus for creation, the new dance will be made,…
01/06/17

JOIN TWO OLYMPIC STARS AT THE JERWOOD DANCEHOUSE

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 Learn to Lindy Hop, as part of Ipswich Jazz Festival and DanceEast’s Move | Be Moved…

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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…