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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Our friends at @ResolutionFest are offering participants a series of workshops, open to any artist who would like t… https://t.co/6GGC3CwBH4

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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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Grace has been attending our Springboard classes for many years. . . This is a group where the children can put their worries behind them for an hour, releasing their anxieties through movement and dance. It encourages the children socially, emotionally and mentally. It is a very valuable class in every sense.” Angela, Grace’s mum. . . . With your help, we can continue to provide great dance to everyone. Text “EAST19 £10” to 70070 or visit our website to donate. #getdancing #dance #ipswich #suffolk #youngpeople #springboard
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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Well, we don't know about you, but we now feel rather knowledgable about @companychameleon Just in time for their p… https://t.co/OFxtk1GPD2

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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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Dance is a way to find yourself and lose yourself... All at the same time! 💃 . . . Fancy giving ballet a try? To book onto one of our three ballet classes, call our Box Office on 01473 295230 or visit our website! #dance #ballet #danceeast #ipswich #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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#CC10Facts 10. Kevin Edward Turner has taught in most major British contemporary dance institutions, as well as in… https://t.co/DLthIYFgl6

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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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Fancy developing your technique, creating new moves and learning simple sequences? Contemporary dance is a great way to improve: - core strength - flexibility - balance - coordination within a safe, fun and social environment. . . . To find out more about our Time to Dance class for 50+ years: https://bit.ly/2NpTcs8 #dance #danceeast #ipswich #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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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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Did you know that dance has been proven to support people with Parkinson’s Disease in developing confidence and strength, whilst temporarily relieving some participants of symptoms in everyday day life? Our Dance for Parkinson’s classes this autumn are running from Wed 3 Oct - Wed 5 Dec. To find out more: https://bit.ly/2xG0gMm . . . #dance #danceeast #danceforparkinsons #enb
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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#getdancing "It was great to be a pioneer with the Primary Dance Project... a truly rewarding experience for me a… https://t.co/rfu7gojeuB

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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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#Regram from @1418now - Contagion, a dance installation by @shobanajeyasinghdance which commemorates the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic, was live streamed from The Great Hall in Winchester this weekend. . . You can rewatch the dance piece that audiences have been calling "powerful", "one of the best things I've ever seen", "a moving and powerful piece" and "mesmerising" from the link on our Facebook page. . . Contagion continues its UK tour in Ipswich at Jerwood DanceHouse on 5 October. . . #ww1 #wwi #worldwarone #dance #installation #shobanadance #spanishflu #epidemic #live #performance #art #autumn #ipswich
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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RT @chameleon_info: Final Autumn Tour dates coming up, last chance to see #10, our triple-bill celebrating #10yearsChameleon. Catch us @dan

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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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Is your child creative and full of imagination? If so, Creative Dance might just be for them! This class is a basic introduction to contemporary dance for 4 to 7 year olds with a focus on creating individual movement. . . Richard Earl's DanceEast journey began when he joined the Tots & Co class with his children. "It soon became part of our weekly rhythm that we would go dancing on Saturday together." Read more about Richard's #getdancing story here: https://bit.ly/2MSnd3s� . . To book a class: http://bit.ly/2OA3SFN
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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#CC10Facts 9. Anthony Missen has developed many successful educational programmes in different countries, with a p… https://t.co/A9cj4wkxd2

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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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Contagion is a dance installation that dramatises the horrors of the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic. The performance is inspired by the nature and spread of the flu virus, the unseen enemy that mankind was battling within, while engaging in more conventional warfare in the world outside. Catch our live twitter Q&A with @shobanajeyasinghdance tomorrow at 1:30pm! . . . #dance #DanceEast #contagion #ShobanaJeyasingh #ipswich #suffolk
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