30/10/17

DanceEast and University of Suffolk Launch First Two Year Dance Degree

University of Suffolk launches two-year Dance degrees with DanceEast The first two-year practice-based dance degree in the UK has been launched by the University of Suffolk and DanceEast. The unique partnership will provide BA (Hons) Dance from September 2018 with another entry point in January 2019. The degree will be hosted at DanceEast’s Jerwood DanceHouse…

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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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26/10/17

ALEXANDER WHITLEY DANCE COMPANY RETURNS TO IPSWICH WITH ITS ACCLAIMED WORK 8 MINUTES

  Celebrated choreographer Alexander Whitley takes on the breath-taking scale of space for his company’s new work, 8 Minutes, returning to Ipswich’s Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 10 November. Following his innovative digital work Pattern Recognition, seen at the venue last year, Alexander Whitley has been working in partnership with scientists from STFC RAL Space at…

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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
26/10/17

POP MY MIND COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED – 26 OCTOBER 2017

Pop My Mind is a curated online hub for artists of all disciplines. Its community is challenged to produce new work in response to each other’s work and themes, making the hub a springboard for fresh ideas and dynamic creativity. Pop My Mind has partnered with DanceEast to see how its community of artists respond to…

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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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24/10/17

DANCEEAST CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING STUDENTS TO DANCE WITH ESTEEMED NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY

  National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) has revealed its new line-up of young dance talent for its sixth year, with 30 new young dancers from across the country chosen to join the esteemed company. The new members were selected through NYDC experience workshops held in 16 different cities throughout the UK, joining 11 dancers returning…

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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
23/10/17

TAKE PART IN U.DANCE’S EASTERN REGIONAL PLATFORM 2018, HOSTED BY DANCEEAST AT UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE

  Following four days of youth dance celebrations in Birmingham earlier this year to mark One Dance UK’s U.Dance 2017, it was revealed that DanceEast will host the national event for the first time in 2018. DanceEast will also be hosting the eastern regional platform, which forms part of the selection process for the festival,…

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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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23/10/17

Aesop launches the roll-out of Dance to Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London

  The £2.3 million expansion of Dance to Health was officially launched on Thursday 5th October 2017 at the Great Hall, St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. Guest speakers at the launch included Arts Council England Area Director, South East Hedley Swain, Royal Society for Public Health Chief Executive Shirley Cramer CBE, and Sir Stephen ‘O…

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What does dancing mean to you? . . . #DanceEast #Dance #GetDancing #OurTownDances #TownDances #Hadleigh #Stowmarket #Suffolk
19/10/17

DANCEEAST TO HOST NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE FESTIVAL U.DANCE 2018 WITH ONE DANCE UK

  Following four days of youth dance celebrations in Birmingham earlier this year to mark One Dance UK’s U.Dance 2017, it was revealed that DanceEast will host the national event for the first time in 2018. Each year the U.Dance festival showcases a selection of dance groups from all over the country, as well as…

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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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19/10/17

Making Waves Together

DanceEast is a delivery partner in the Making Waves Together programme, led jointly by Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Waveney District Council. It will see communities and organisations work together to boost the cultural offer and drive cultural re-imagination as a way of supporting success in the seaside towns. As part of this DanceEast will…

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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
18/10/17

Look inside: DanceEast’s virtual tour is now live!

  Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside the Jerwood DanceHouse? You can now see for yourself without leaving the comfort of your own home! Although we hope you will come and visit us soon for one of our popular dance classes or world class performances. This virtual tour is a wonderful way…

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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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13/10/17

BUILD CARDBOARD CASTLES AND MAKE MISCHIEF ON STAGE WITH THE BUILDY-UPPY DANCE SHOW THIS NOVEMBER

  DanceEast’s Autumn season would not be complete without something magical for children. Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November will see Anatomical’s The Buildy-uppy Dance Show descend on Ipswich, the humorous sequel to Tom Roden and Anna Williams’ The Doodle Dance Show performed at the Jerwood DanceHouse in 2015. Commissioned by DanceEast, The Buildy-uppy Dance…

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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
13/10/17

Dance Umbrella & The Space Presents MY DANCE DNA – SHOBANA JEYASINGH at DanceEast

Monday 6 November | 6.30pm My Dance DNA is a unique new talk series from Dance Umbrella, in partnership with The Space, that gets into the minds of Britain’s top contemporary choreographers and finds out what makes their hearts beat faster. The talks are being staged as live events at arts venues across England and each…

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Our friends @RichMixLondon are welcoming breakthrough newcomer-director Michael Pearce for an open-floor discussio… https://t.co/dxv2Uqla0f

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13/10/17

POP MY MIND COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED – 13 OCTOBER 2017

Pop My Mind is a curated online hub for artists of all disciplines. Its community is challenged to produce new work in response to each other’s work and themes, making the hub a springboard for fresh ideas and dynamic creativity. Pop My Mind has partnered with DanceEast to see how its community of artists respond to…

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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 either contemporary with @glasshousedance, hip hop with @sin_cru or Afro-fusion with @alleynedance you will produce a duet to be performed as a short, quirky public engagement in Ipswich! Deadline: Friday 27 April. https://bit.ly/2v4pSn0 (Cut & Paste Link) . . . #DanceEast #EastYouthDance #UDance2018 #UDance #Dance #Danceopportunity #Dancing #Duets #Ipswich #Suffolk #GlassHouseDance #SinCru #AlleyneDance
10/10/17

Applications for Work Experience 2018 now open

Each placement will include an insight into several departments within the organisation including Front of House, Technical, Marketing & Development and Creative Teams. Successful placements will be set creative tasks and will have the opportunity to speak to staff about careers in dance and the arts. Please note, this is an office-based role and is…

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Dancer aged between 17-21 years? Don’t miss the opportunity to work with choreographers @GlassHouseDance,… https://t.co/zgjeH9Eqm4

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10/10/17

COCKFIGHT – A CROSS BETWEEN THE OFFICE AND AN AUSSIE CAGE FIGHT – STAGED IN IPSWICH FROM AUSTRALIA’S GOLD COAST

  The Farm, in association with Performing Lines & NORPA (Australia) and Dance Touring Partnership (UK), presents Cockfight, a cross between The Office and a cage-fight, Australian style. Straight from critically acclaimed performances in Australia, The Farm presents the first UK tour of Cockfight, an exhilarating duet of extreme physical theatre that explores male behaviour…

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Repost from @photoeastuk - Who remembers our Moving Gallery collaboration with @danceeast and @uniofsuffolk in 2016??! We've got some incredibly exciting plans with Dance East this year so make sure you're around on Saturday 26 May to experience a multi-discpline exhibition to truely immerse yourself in a sense of belonging. More news to come! You can find more info about the festival on www.photoeast.co.uk #photoeastuk #belonging #ibelong18 Photo credit: © James Prickett