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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The deadline for applications for our Duets project is TOMORROW. If you're a dancer aged 17+ we want YOU to work wi… https://t.co/mzs0uRBcHy

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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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#TBT to our new Associate Artist @josephtoonga led workshop for young men last week! Joseph will be back at DanceEast next week performing his first full length work Daughter, Daughter - Before I Met You. . . . #DanceEast #JosephToonga #DaughterDaughter #Workshop #HipHop #Dance #Dancing #BoysDanceToo #BoysDance #AssociateArtist #Ipswich #Suffolk #mendancetoo #contemporary
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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RT @NNFBridge: If you know any aspiring and talented young dancers aged 10-16 years then @DanceEastCAT are looking for applicants for the n…

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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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This week the Our Town Dances project comes to an end. We have been asking residents of Stowmarket and Hadleigh what dancing means to them. Find out more: https://bit.ly/2pnJayL . . . #DanceEast #Dance #GetDancing #OurTownDances #TownDances #Hadleigh #Stowmarket #Suffolk
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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This Sat 28-Sun 29 April it's @WOW_Norwich at @OPENNorwich 100 speakers, 18 panels, workshops, performances, a pop-… https://t.co/TAWkw0pGdp

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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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What does dancing mean to you? . . . #DanceEast #Dance #GetDancing #OurTownDances #TownDances #Hadleigh #Stowmarket #Suffolk
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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#TBT to our new Associate Artist @JToonga led workshop for young men last week! Joseph will be back at DanceEast ne… https://t.co/sLB5UoKs5B

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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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As part of Our Town Dances project we have been asking residents of Stowmarket and Hadleigh what dancing means to them. . . . #Dancing #DanceEast #Dance #LetGetDancing #Dancing #GetDancing #Hadleigh #Stowmarket #suffolk
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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We had a wonderful time at the Our Town Dances celebration in Hadleigh! Over the past months @We_are_unit worked w… https://t.co/rP7KZ66AiI

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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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We have an exciting opportunity for pairs of dancers aged 17-19 (up to 25 for dancers with additional needs) working with leading choreographers in contemporary, hip hop or Afro-fusion styles to perform in Ipswich! https://bit.ly/2v4pSn0 (Cut & Paste Link) Deadline: Fri 27 April Share and tag those who may be interested! . . . #EastYouthDance #DanceOpportunity #Dance #DanceEast #UDance2018 #Duets #YoungDance #Dancing #Community #Ipswich #Suffolk #YouthDance #Contemporary #HipHop #Afrofusion