Artistic Director of The Place, is internationally recognised as one of the most inspiring and influential choreographers in dance. Richard is known for his instinctive musicality, he is renowned for having a very close relationship with his music, taking inspiration for his work directly from the music he uses, to use the music as a point of departure for the choreography.
Arthur Pita is Portuguese and studied dance in Johannesburg. He gained a Master’s Degree from London Contemporary Dance School. For the past 15 years, Arthur has run his own company, Ballo Arthur Pita.
Tamara has gained international recognition for her outstanding technique, inspired interpretations, captivating acting skills, and brilliant artistry in a wide spectrum of classical and contemporary roles.
This year marks 10 years of the Jerwood DanceHouse – a building that has been a home to so many and will continue to be for years to come. Our ambition is to secure its future and that of DanceEast – not just for the next ten years, but into the future. To do this we have created a new fund, Dance in Perpetuity. Through this we can continue to provide Creative Opportunities for Artists at all stages of their careers. By supporting Dance in Perpetuity, you will enable us to commission and co-commission new work, develop talented dancers, increase access, broaden the dance workforce and support choreographic development, through our Choreographic Development Award.
All donations make a huge difference and have the potential to transform someone’s dance career. But don’t just take our word for it – click on the images to the right to see what three renowned artists have to say about the support they’ve received from DanceEast and how it’s helped them develop their careers.