21/02/19

Major new national dance programme launched to create a new blueprint for working with pre-school children

Press release 23 July, 2019   Applications now open for Little Big Dance: offering four dance artists specialist support to develop high quality touring dance work with and for under five year olds – an age group historically overlooked and undervalued in the arts.   Little Big Dance is a major three-year national initiative created…

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21/02/19

DANCEEAST CELEBRATE TEN YEARS OF THE JERWOOD DANCEHOUSE WITH COMMUNITY DANCE PERFORMANCE

  House to Home will be an exciting performance featuring over 100 community dancers. It will be inspired by the story of how the Jerwood DanceHouse has been and will be a home to so many.   The event will follow a documentary style including live dance performances from DanceEast’s performance companies, as well as…

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In 2009 the Jerwood DanceHouse opened and became the home for dance in the East of England - it was a celebratory moment for Ipswich and the community 🎉 Ten years on and we are celebrating the Jerwood DanceHouse and all it has to offer at this FREE event! ⁠ Come along on Sat 7 September for free classes, performances, building tours and more!
21/02/19

DANCEEAST WELCOME TAP DANCE GROUP, OLD KENT ROAD TO THE JERWOOD DANCEHOUSE

  OSCiLLATE is a ground-breaking tap dance experience choreographed by Avalon Rathgeb and Dre Torres that explores human interaction and the effects of miscommunication in relationships. OSCiLLATE is influenced by original electronic dance music and its coordination between light and sound. The piece reveals an eclectic group of individuals who display a range of human…

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#OppOclock! @AerowavesEurope is looking for the twenty talented emerging #choreographers based in geographical Euro… https://t.co/ha7y8j47QF

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21/02/19

STUART WATERS AND PULSE FESTIVAL PRESENT COMPELLING PERFORMANCE AT DANCEEAST

  ROCKBOTTOM is a personal piece that explores one man’s journey into and out of the deep end of human existence. The performance which comprises themes of mental health and addiction, aims to ignite discussion, challenge preconceptions and invite reflection. Stuart Waters tells the tale of how he hit his own ‘Rockbottom’ through physical choreography…

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Come along to Open House on Sat 7 Sep - you can take part in free taster sessions of all our classes and there will be performances throughout the day in our Theatre! No need to book, just bring your family and friends and enjoy the day! ⁠ Find out more online, or call our Box Office on 01473295230
21/02/19

DANCEEAST PARTNER WITH GLASS HOUSE DANCE AND LOWESTOFT MUSEUM FOR LOWESTOFT DANCEMAP PERFORMANCE

  Glass House Dance and members of the local community will come together on Saturday 15 June to unearth stories from exhibitions of Lowestoft Museum and share them through dance. DanceEast and Glass House Dance have worked with a number of groups over the last few months including an open call group, Clock Work Dance…

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21/02/19

Seeta Patel’s reimagining of the iconic ballet in Indian Dance style Bharatanatyam

Seeta Patel Seeta Patel is a dancer and choreographer. Bornn in London, she began training under the guidance of Kiran Ratna in 1990 and has since worked with a range of Bharatanatyam and contemporary dance professionals including Mavin Khoo, Padma Shri Adyar K Lakshman, Pushkala Gopal, Darshan Singh Bhuller and more. Seeta Patel has also…

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This Autumn Season we'll be introducing Creative Choreography for those aged 11 - 16 years. In this class you'll learn how to create dance by exploring movement, technique, composition and creativity! ⁠ Find out more and book now online! (Link in bio)
21/02/19

Russell Maliphant shares his inspiration for Silent Lines

Q&A with Russell Maliphant What life experiences led you to the subject matter for Silent Lines? I have had to work through several injuries over the years – I have had 4 knee surgeries and danced without a cruciate ligament for over 20 years which drew me too certain explorations. I have been working with…

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It’s that time again! Maritime Festival! ⚓️ Come down to Ipswich Waterfront and say hello, and maybe take a selfie… https://t.co/a7cWWi3gV0

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21/02/19

DANCEEAST HOST INTERGENERATIONAL DANCE WORKSHOPS IN HADLEIGH AND STOWMARKET WITH MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO CELEBRATE THE TOWNS AND THEIR COMMUNITY.

  DanceEast host the Hullabaloo project, a series of intergenerational community dance classes, encouraging everyone to get involved, with no dance experience necessary. With the support of Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Council the project will take place across two towns, Stowmarket and Hadleigh. Dance as a shared activity makes an enormous contribution to our…

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Reconnect: Artist Development Days are an opportunity for emerging artists from the East of England to dance together, collaborate and refine skills.⁠⁠ ⁠ For more information please contact artist.development@danceeast.co.uk or book your place here: http://bit.ly/2Yec7LZ
21/02/19

DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training Students create new work with internationally renowned choreographer, Richard Alston

Richard Alston has been working with the Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) students at DanceEast to conceive and perform a new dance work and they will perform it on stage when Richard’s company come to Norwich Theatre Royal later this week. The young people are all part of the CAT programme which works with ten-to-eighteen…

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21/02/19

Ipswich’s Jerwood DanceHouse marks its first decade with 10 Celebratory Events including world premieres, celebrations of age, youth and community, and a star-studded gala

A flagship addition to the regenerated Ipswich waterfront, the Jerwood DanceHouse was the vision of DanceEast who wanted to build themselves a home dedicated to dance, for artists and the local community.   That community came together ten years ago to raise a spectacular £8.9 million to bring that vision alive. The Jerwood DanceHouse, the…

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Our pirate themed Baby Loves to Boogie disco is coming up this month at the Maritime Festival! It will be a morning of dancing, arts and crafts and more, Sun 18 August 10am - 1pm⁠ You can book here 👉 http://bit.ly/2U9tf3j ⚓
20/02/19

All you need to know about Humanhood

  Humanhood company was founded in 2016 by Birmingham and Catalan born artists Rudi Cole and Júlia Robert Parés. Together, they have developed a unique symbiotic fluid movement language that lies at the core of their work, creating intricate choreographic patterns that merge into multilayered energetic shapes with flow and dynamism. The research behind the…

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RT @West_Suffolk: Best wishes to all those students receiving the A-level results today. #alevelresults2019 https://t.co/pCNLxgxtyL

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20/02/19

Interview with Ben Duke about Juliet & Romeo

  JULIET and ROMEO- Is this the story of what might have happened had Romeo and Juliet lived? “Yes. When I watch Romeo and Juliet I am always hoping that their timings will be a little different and Juliet will wake up a few moments earlier. I know she never will but I can’t help…

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#tbt to when @cassonandfriends Carte Postale visited Ipswich! Carte Postale, is a unique project that sees Casson & Friends take up residence in a city for 1 week, creating a new work choreographed entirely by members of the public, and rehearsed in public spaces. Casson and Friends is lead by one of our Associate Artists, @timcasson!
19/02/19

DANCEEAST CELEBRATE THE ARTISTRY OF THE OLDER DANCER WITH HOST, PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ENCOREEAST

  Host is a day of workshops, performances and debates specifically designed for older dancers as well as practitioners, leaders and choreographers and those working in dance with older people. The day aims to celebrate and explore the artistry of the older dancer, the relationship dance can have to the older performer, and how it…
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