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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Due to internal promotion, we're looking for a new Development Assistant! Working 2.5 days per week, you'll be assi… https://t.co/eeBlfwbbUX

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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…

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This was our 7-11 years open community group rehearsing for House to Home last Friday!   House to Home is a performance featuring over 100 community dancers, inspired by the story of how the Jerwood DanceHouse has been and will be a home to so many, celebrating our 10 year anniversary! Book your tickets today: http://bit.ly/2U36SNe
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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It's #ThankATeacher day today - who would you thank?! We want to thank all the dance teachers out there for sharing… https://t.co/xsuf3CXU9t

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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…

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Double Bill part 2: ⠀ “What does it mean to be "in between", to be living in between two cultures, two countries, two languages? I want to question this "in between space" and show the richness it contains." - Mohamed Toukabri performs for the first time in the UK. Don't miss it! ⠀ The Upside Down Man (the son of the road) | Mohamed Toukabri⠀ Fri 21 June, 8.30pm⠀ http://bit.ly/2U7w2Ku⠀ ⠀
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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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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Double Bill part 1:⠀ Something’s wrong. Can’t get out of bed, can’t concentrate, can’t shake the mounting tension. Something unspoken is building up, leaking out, taking over...⠀ Elephant in the Room | Lanre Malaolu⠀ Fri 21 June, 7.00pm⠀ Link in bio! ⠀
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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RT @JamesSteward6: Fantastic response to our @ace_national funded Toddler Takeover event today at @IpswichMuseums today with many young vis…

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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…

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Repost from @glasshousedance - Harry Peck was a shoemaker well known for his fine pin point work on shoes. The story goes that he even made shoes for a 14 year old Alsatian dog whose pads were wearing thin! He inspired the quirky dance we made with Clockwork Dance Company. . Life at the Museum 15th June 2019 11am and 1.30pm Nicholas Everitt Park . #greatplaces #lowestoftdancemap @clockworkdc2017 #contemporarydance #dancetheatre #sitespecificdance
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,…

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Our friends @RADA_London are excited about their upcoming #RADAfest all about experimentation, exploration, collabo… https://t.co/h7NWplg8Ge

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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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Head to Nicolas Everitt Park this weekend for a free dance performance around the park! Sat 15 June, 11.00am & 1.30pm
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