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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.@BalletBlack present their Triple Bill featuring Little Red Riding Hood Fri 2 & Sat 3 June 7.30pm! Tickets from £1… https://t.co/bsEEhdFjDq

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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…
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,…

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Great to receive an award for making a contribution towards making Ipswich a Dementia friendly town, received from… https://t.co/6HP1AORqUG

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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…
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,…

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It's great to be part of the Ipswich Jazz Festival this year! The Lindy Hop workshop takes place at DanceEast on Fr… https://t.co/gVIAF7nmes

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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…

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RT @NNFest: Tonight @ClaireCprojects & Jess Curtis wrestle with their perspectives on age, gender, sexuality & dis/ability >> https://t.co/

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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…
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…

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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…
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…

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.@BalletBlack present their Triple Bill featuring Little Red Riding Hood Fri 2 & Sat 3 June 7.30pm! Tickets from £1… https://t.co/x4HbXNcmuq

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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…
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…

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RT @NCCArtsService: @dance_east are looking for freelance technicians! Email technical@danceeast.co.uk for information.
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…
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…

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We are recruiting a Dance to Health Assistant in Southend in partnership with @AesopHealth... for more info here: https://t.co/RqR4QYkyxS
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…
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…

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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…