Workshop Archive

Welcome to the DanceEast Workshop Archive

Have a look at some of the previous workshops that have taken place at the DanceHouse.

NYDC Workshop

If you want to find out more about National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) and how to become a company member, book your place on to this free dance workshop.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

11am – 2pm

Cost

Free

CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING LATE AUDITIONS

We’re hosting some late auditions to join our Centre for Advanced Training in September 2021!

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 18 September

Cost

Free

NEW
Open

Getting Back on Your Feet: Post Pandemic Dancing

Join Centre for Advanced Training Alumni and current DanceEast Kickstart Dancers, Annie, Bar and Joey for two days of fun, energetic and creative dancing. Bring yourself, it’s all you need!

Ages

16yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

SUMMER SCHOOL | 4-7 YEARS

Our 5 day summer school will be filled with creative dance sessions and arts and craft providing a fun, energetic and imaginative way for children to learn and express themselves.

Ages

4 - 7yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

MON 9 – FRI 13 AUG

9AM – 1PM

Cost

£75

SUMMER SCHOOL | 8-11 YEARS

Our 5 day summer school will be filled with creative dance sessions and arts and craft providing a fun, energetic and imaginative way for children to learn and express themselves.

Ages

8-11

Workshop Dates and Times

MON 9 – FRI 13 AUG

9AM – 1PM

Cost

£75

CAT Yuva Gati Springboard

If you are aged 8-14 years and love dance, the National CAT Yuva Gati Programme are looking for you! This free workshop will introduce you to the exciting Bollywood and South Asian Classical styles.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

The priority area workshop (Ipswich, Fenland & East Cambridgeshire, Norwich) will be on Thursday 24th June from 5pm-6.15pm.

Cick here to book your place

Cost

FREE

CAT Yuva Gati Unleashed

If you are 11-18 years with a passion for dance in South Asian styles, the National CAT Yuva Gati Programme are looking to recruit talented and committed individuals who can train to reach their maximum potential.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

The East region outreach workshop is planned for Saturday 26 June from 10am-1pm

Click here to book now

Please note, this workshop is suitable for those who already have some experience of Asian dance styles.

Cost

FREE

CENTRE FOR ADVANCED TRAINING DIGITAL OPEN DAY

Join us online for a virtual open day - this is a great opportunity to find out more about the DanceEast CAT and watch our students in action.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 22 May | 10.00am – 12.00pm

Cost

FREE – but must be booked in advance

MOVE | TALK | PRIDE

In this free workshop you will have the opportunity to strengthen and explore your understanding and knowledge of the hidden histories of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender non-conforming people in Suffolk’s past and present. There is also the opportunity to take part in MOVE | TALK | PRIDE film which will be shared as part of The Hold’s Pride in Suffolk’s Past exhibition, click to find out more!

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Tuesday 4 May | 7.00 – 8.30pm
Wednesday 5 May | 7.00 – 8.30pm

Cost

Free!

LIVE LIKE YOUR HEAD’S ON FIRE: GET DANCING

Writing and movement can seem like polar opposites: one begins with language and the head, the other direct from the body. In this online workshop author Sally-Anne Lomas and multi-disciplinary arts producer Sam Ruddock will help you bring mind and body together.

Ages

11 - 16yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

Jungle Jam

DanceEast and Ipswich Museum present Jungle Jam – a digital family friendly event for those aged 5 – 11 years. The event will be based on the themes from the much-loved book Giraffes Can’t Dance, and will feature dancing, arts and crafts, and storytelling, based on jungle animals.

Ages

5 - 10yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Tuesday 6 April | 2.00 – 3.30pm

Cost

Pay what you can | £3, £5, £7 (per device)

NEW

Project Management Masterclass

Join us for three sessions of training online all about the ins and outs of project management in dance through a learning and participation lens. Covering everything from initial ideas, to building partnerships, finance, delivery, and evaluation.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 17 March | 12:00 – 1.30pm
Wednesday 24 March | 12:00 – 1.30pm
Wednesday 31 March | 12:00 – 1.30pm

*This workshop has now sold out, if you’d like to be added to our waiting list please email info@danceeast.co.uk

Cost

NEW

The Little Prince Workshop

Entertain the little ones at home with Protein’s fun and fast-moving workshop inspired by the award-winning show The Little Prince!

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

£2 to rent for a 48 hour period

NEW

CAT Physio Payment

This page is for current DanceEast CAT students to pay for their physiotherapy sessions.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 31 July | 9:00AM

Cost

£7.5

U.Dance Upskilling Workshop For Stage Applications

OneDance UK have provided an Upskilling Workshop to give guidance and tips on filming your application to leave you equipped to best capture the talent and creativity of your digital piece.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Available on demand

Cost

U.Dance Upskilling Workshop For Screen Applications

OneDance UK have provided an Upskilling Workshop to give guidance and tips on filming your application to leave you equipped to best capture the talent and creativity of your digital piece.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Available on demand

Cost

CAT Parents and Carers Information Talk

Join us for a virtual Parents and Carers talk to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 18 February, 7.00 – 8.00pm via Zoom

Cost

Free to attend, but please book.

NEW

CAT Boys Taster Day

Join us for a virtual CAT Boys Taster Day to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 15 February, 10.00am – 1.00pm, via Zoom

Cost

Free to attend, but please book.

NEW

CAT Taster Days

Join us for our virtual CAT Taster Days to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 15 February, 10.00am – 1.00pm, via Zoom

Cost

Free to attend, but please book.

NEW
Open

Flying Solo: An online choreographic toolkit

Two Thirds Sky are holding an online choreographic toolkit session for young dancers who are making solo choreography, reflecting amendments made by AQA to the 20/21 GCSE and A Level Dance specification.

Ages

14 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 28 January | 4.30 – 6.00pm

Cost

£7 per participant

NEW
Open

Jungle Jam

DanceEast and Ipswich Museum present Jungle Jam – a digital family friendly event for those aged 5 – 11 years. The event will be based on the themes from the much-loved book Giraffes Can’t Dance, and will feature dancing, arts and crafts, and storytelling, based on jungle animals.

Ages

5 - 10yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 30 January | 10.00am – 12.00pm and 12.00 – 12.15pm (optional stay and play)

Cost

£3 per device

NEW
Open

Let’s Talk About… A New Area of Practice

Join Chrissie Moore and Takeshi Matsumoto as we talk about A New Area of Practice.

Ages

18yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 30 November | 5.30 – 6.45pm

Cost

NEW
Open

Introduction to Fundraising

This course will provide an overview to the different types of fundraising available for those working in the arts sector – including individuals, trusts & foundations, statutory, corporate – and cover the different approaches required for each area.

Ages

18yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 19 November | 10.00am – 12:30pm
Tuesday 24 November | 10.00am – 12:30pm

Cost

NEW
Open

Let’s Talk About… Wellbeing in our Workspaces

Join Sarah Maguire and Lucy Bayliss for a session on wellbeing in our workspaces

Ages

18yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 15 October | 5.30 – 7.00pm

Cost

Open

Youth Dance Project | 7-11 years

Join us for our Youth Dance Project for 7 - 11 years. This project will consist of four sessions of creative dance, working towards a sharing on Zoom.

Ages

7 - 11yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 28 September | 4.15PM – 5.15PM

Monday 5 October | 4.15PM – 5.15PM

Monday 12 October | 4.15PM – 5.15PM

Monday 19 October | 4.15PM – 5.15PM

Cost

£20

Open

Youth Dance Project | 12-17 years

Join us for our Youth Dance Project for 12 - 17 years. This project will consist of four sessions of contemporary dance, working towards a sharing on Zoom.

Ages

12 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 30 September | 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Wednesday 7 October | 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Wednesday 14 October | 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Wednesday 21 October | 4:30PM – 5:30PM

 

 

Cost

£20

Movers Taster Session | Live on Zoom

DanceEast’s Movers sessions are weekly movement and dance classes for people over 55. Join us for a Movers taster session live on Zoom this autumn.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 24 September | 1.30 – 2.15pm
Friday 02 October | 10.00 – 10:45am

Cost

NEW

Cunningham ‘Chance’ Workshop

To celebrate the release of Cunningham, an inspiring documentary profiling the life and work of dancer Merce Cunningham, we're running a 'Chance' inspired workshop.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

First World War Activity & Discovery Day

The day will cover the global First World War across cultures

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Tuesday 18th February | 10am-4pm

Cost

Free

Didy Veldman 50yrs+ Workshop

Didy’s classes are a fun mixture of contemporary techniques, warming up the body slowly, focussing on breath, transferal of weight and spatial awareness.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

FaST Fenland

FaST (Fundamentals and Skills Training) classes are fun and energetic sessions to help you improve your dance technique.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

5.30pm – 7pm

Cost

Free

Chotto Xenos 7-11 years Workshop

This workshop will begin with a playful warm up, developing into a creative dance session exploring the key themes of Chotto Xenos using storytelling, dance, music and movement.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 22 February | 12.00 – 1.15pm

Cost

Creative Crafts and Dance Family Workshop

In the first part of this workshop, you’ll learn how to make Ghungroo bells, a musical anklet tied to the feet of classical Indian dancers.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 20 February | 10.30am – 12.00pm

Cost

Workshop with Far From The Norm

Join Far From The Norm as they lead a challenging yet inspiring dance theatre workshop.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 11 January | 2.00 – 3.30pm

Cost

NYDC Workshop

If you want to find out more about National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) and how to become a company member, book your place on to this free dance workshop.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Tuesday 14 April | 1.00 – 5.00pm

Cost

National Youth Dance Company Experience Online Workshop

If you want to find out more about National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) and how to become a company member, book your place on to this free dance workshop.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 26 October | 1.00 – 3.00pm

This is an online workshop.

Cost

Free – this is an online workshop.

NEW

Family Storytelling Workshop

Come and listen to our captivating storyteller in a session for children and grown-ups alike, themed around family and memories.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 20 February | 1.00 – 3.00pm

Cost

The Company Experience: Mark Bruce Company

This is perfect for dance students, artists and anyone interested in peeking behind the scenes – you’ll be free to draw, paint or simply observe. Don’t miss this exclusive insight, as Mark Bruce Company prepare to perform in a professional company class.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 28 March | 3.30 – 4.45pm

Cost

FaST Ipswich

FaST (Fundamentals and Skills Training) classes are fun and energetic sessions to help you improve your dance technique.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

1pm-2.30pm

Cost

Free

FaST Norwich

FaST (Fundamentals and Skills Training) classes are fun and energetic sessions to help you improve your dance technique.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

6pm – 7.30pm

Cost

Free

BOYS CAT TASTER WORKSHOP IPSWICH

Come along to the Ipswich Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 15 February, 1pm – 4pm

Cost

Free to attend, but please book.

MOVING MINDS

Moving Minds is a creative dance and movement class for adults that supports and improves mental health and wellbeing.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 10.00 – 12.00

Cost

Free, but we ask that you consider making a voluntary £2 contribution per session.

CREATIVE DANCE DAY (7 -11 years)

Our creative dance day workshop includes dance workshops inspired by music, props, and stories, as well as arts and crafts activities. This is a great way to introduce children to dance and burn off some of their energy in a creative environment.

Ages

7 - 11yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 23 October | 9.15am – 3.15pm

Cost

£30

Open

BABY LOVES TO BOOGIE

Get ready for a busy morning at the Jerwood DanceHouse!

Ages

Under 5yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Sunday 27 October | 10.00am – 1.00pm

Cost

Price: £4 adult, £3 child, £12 family (max 4 people, 2 adults)

GCSE WORKSHOP DAY WITH THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, STUDIO WAYNE MCGREGOR & RAMBERT DANCE

The Royal Opera House and Studio Wayne McGregor will deliver a student workshop on Infra, designed to support the delivery of GCSE Dance. Join Rambert for a fun, high energy workshop focusing on Itzik Galili’s, A Linha Curva, for students studying GCSE Dance.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Friday 15 November | 9.30am – 2.30pm

Cost

£20

Alexander Whitley Dance Company Workshop (10-16 YEARS)

A unique opportunity for young dancers to work with Alexander Whitley Dance Company.

Ages

10-16yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 9 November | 1.30 – 3.00pm

Cost

£12, (£8 when booked with show tickets)

Jonathan Goddard Workshop

This workshop will explore the different movement ideas and devices that allow Jonathan Goddard to tell the story of While You are Here.

Ages

50yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Tuesday 1 October | 2.30 – 4.30pm

Cost

£12

Summer Over 50s Intensive

If you are aged 50+ years with any level of dance experience this opportunity is for you.

Ages

50yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 8 August | 10:00am – 4.00pm
Friday 9 August | 10:00am – 4.00pm

Cost

£55

Baby Loves to Boogie Maritime Disco

Join our traditional Baby Loves to Boogie Pirate themed event.

Ages

Under 5yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Sunday 18 August | 10.00am – 1.00pm

Cost

£4 Adult, £3 child, £12 Family ticket

Level 3

Reconnect: Artist Development Days

Reconnect: Artist Development Days are an opportunity for emerging artists from the East of England to dance together, collaborate and refine skills.

Ages

18yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 16 December | 11.00am – 5.00pm

Cost

Price: £20 per person (includes 1 professional development day with refreshments and two online mentoring sessions)

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance The Company Experience

Your chance to see a professional company ballet class. Perfect for dance students, artists, photographers and anyone interested in peeking behind the scenes.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Friday 18 October | 10.00 – 11.15am

Cost

FREE

Afro Fusion Workshop with Alleyne Dance

This workshop blends several styles of energies to create a unique style of Afro-Fusion.

Ages

10 - 15yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 23 May | 4.30 – 6.30pm

Cost

Voice & Movement Workshop with Lanre Malaolu

This workshop will explore ways of fusing movement and words to create an organic and layered performance.

Ages

16yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 22 June | 2.30 – 4.30pm

Cost

£12

Level 1

Oscillate Tap Workshop Old Kent Road

Avalon and Dre, the choreographers of OSCiLLATE will deliver a tap workshop which will push students rhythmically in a supportive and energetic environment.

Ages

16yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 26 June | 6.30 – 8.30pm

Cost

£12

EAST ON SCREEN FILM SKILLS WORKSHOP

This two-day workshop aims to give you the skills and confidence to explore dance and film, using just your smart phone!

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Tuesday 27 – Wednesday 28 August | 10.00am – 4.00pm

Cost

£20

Open

Creative Dance Day (4-7yrs)

Our creative dance day workshop includes dance workshops inspired by music, props, and stories, as well as arts and crafts activities. This is a great way to introduce children to dance and burn off some of their energy in a creative environment.

Ages

4 - 7yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 23 October | 9.15am – 3.15pm

Cost

£30

Level 3

AUTUMN INTENSIVE WITH RUSSELL MALIPHANT AND ADAM BENJAMIN

This intensive brings together two renowned choreographers for an exploratory and inclusive intensive.

Ages

18yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Friday 1 – Sunday 3 November  10.00am – 6.00pm

Cost

£180

OPEN HOUSE

We want to invite you to join us at Open House – a celebration of the past ten years and the start of our next chapter.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 7 September | 10.00am – 5.00pm

Cost

FREE

BOYS ONLY!

Boys Only! is a creative, high-energy, two-day workshop designed to build your coordination, strength and alignment, and is led by experienced male teachers.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 21 – Tuesday 22 October 10.00am – 4.00pm

Cost

£55 (bursaries are available)

NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY EXPERIENCE WORKSHOP

If you want to find out more about National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) and how to become a company member then book your place on this free workshop.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 17 April | 1.30 – 5.30pm

 

Cost

FREE

Arts & Craft Activity

Come join us for dance inspired arts and crafts activity at the Jerwood DanceHouse.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Tuesday 19 – Friday 22 February | 10.00am – 1.00pm

Cost

Free but ticketed

A Conversation with Russell Maliphant

Find out more about Russell Maliphant Company, DanceEast's Company in Residence.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 20 March | 6.30 – 8.00pm

Cost

Humanhood 10-16yrs Workshop

At this Humanhood workshop you will experience the foundation techniques of the company alongside the philosophical roots.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Friday 22 March | 4.30 – 6.00pm

Cost

Russell Maliphant Company Workshop for ages 55+ years

Explore Russell Maliphant Company's new work, Silent Lines.

Ages

55yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 1 April | 10.30am – 12.30pm

Cost

Family Funday

Join us for our Family Funday in the Jerwood DanceHouse.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Sunday 7 April | 10.00am – 1.00pm

Cost

£4 adult, £3 child, £12 family ticket (2 adults, 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)

Seeta Patel Bharatanatyam Workshop

Seeta Patel will deliver an intermediate level Bharatanatyam workshop in the lead up to presenting her new work Rite of Spring.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 13 April | 2.00 – 4.00pm

Cost

£12

HOST

A day of workshops, performances and debates for older dancers, along with artists, practitioners and choreographers working with dancers over 50.

Ages

50yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

£40 standard

£35 concessions

These prices include lunch and a ticket to the performance.

Grad Lab

If you are an emerging artist graduating this academic year or reaching the end of your training, Grad Lab will continue your development through high-quality workshops.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

Tickets £5 – This will include lunch and refreshments.

Leap into Light – Spring Yoga Day

This day will be all about new beginnings, cleansing body and mind, and setting new intentions for the season ahead.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 6 April

9.30am – 4.30pm

 

Cost

Full day: £55

Half day: £35 (9.30am to 1.30pm)

Both include lunch

Graduate Labs

If you are an emerging artist graduating this academic year or reaching the end of your training, Grad Lab will continue your development through high-quality workshops.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

Tickets £5 – This will include lunch and refreshments.

Boys CAT Taster Workshop Ipswich

Come along to the Boys Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 16 February | 1.00pm

Cost

FREE

 

DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) audition

APPLY HERE! Entry onto the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is by audition.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 18 May (Stage 1)

Tuesday 28 May (Stage 1)

Wednesday 29 May (Stage 1)

Saturday 8 June (Stage 2) Invite Only

Sunday 9 June (Stage 2) Invite Only

Cost

FREE

 

CAT TASTER WORKSHOP NORWICH

Come along to the Norwich Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Tuesday 18 February | 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Cost

FREE

CAT TASTER WORKSHOP IPSWICH

Come along to the Ipswich Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 17 February | 1.00PM – 4.00pm

Cost

FREE

CAT TASTER WORKSHOP COLCHESTER

Come along to the Colchester Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 19 February | 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Cost

FREE

CAT OPEN DAY

The Open Day will give prospective students and their parents the opportunity to see the DanceEast CAT in action.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

FREE

CAT OPEN EVENING

The open evening will give prospective students and their parents the opportunity to see the DanceEast CAT in action.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Wednesday 18 March | 6:30pm – 8:15pm

Cost

FREE

CAT AUDITION APPLICATION

Application to Audition for the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training, for entry in September 2019, is open. Application Deadline Sunday 5 May 2019, 5pm

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Application Deadline Sunday 5 May 2019, 5pm

Cost

CAT TASTER WORKSHOP CAMBRIDGE

Come along to the Cambridge Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 20 February | 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Cost

FREE

Pre-Audition Workshop

If you have little dance experience, we hold a free pre-audition workshop with the aim of dispelling any worries that you may have.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

THE LITTLE PRINCE WORKSHOP

Ahead of Protein’s performance of The Little Prince, join artists from the company for a fun exploration of the much-loved story using movement, storytelling and props.

Ages

7 - 11yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 8 December | 2:00 – 3.30PM

Cost

£5

James Wilton Workshop for Boys

A fun, physical and fast paced workshop based on The Storm. You will learn extracts of the martial arts and break dance inspired contemporary work, as well as creating your own material.

Ages

11 - 16yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

GCSE Workshop Day: Phoenix & Boy Blue

GCSE Workshop Days for school years 10 & 11.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

Baby Loves to Boogie

Join us at the Jerwood DanceHouse for our Diwali festival of lights disco and craft activities!

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

£4 adult, £3 child, £12 Family Ticket

GCSE Workshop Day: James Cousins & Stopgap

GCSE Workshop Day for school years 10 & 11.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

Central Dance Day

Central School of Ballet‘s Dance Day is an opportunity for young dancers aged 12 - 16 years to learn more about life in full-time dance training.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Tuesday 23 October | 11.00am – 5.00pm

Cost

£45

Jasmin Vardimon Company Workshop for 55+ Years

Delve into the Greek mythology of the snake-haired gorgon through Jasmin Vardimon’s epic new theatrical piece Medusa.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

SUMMER INTENSIVE (50 YEARS+)

If you are aged 50+ years with any level of dance experience this opportunity is for you.

Ages

50yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 9 August | 10:00am – 4.00pm
Friday 10 August | 10:00am – 4.00pm

Cost

£54

SUMMER SCHOOL (7 – 11 YEARS)

The Junior Summer School will be a fun-packed week of dance, building friendships, learning new skills as well as completing your Explore Level Arts Award.

Ages

7 - 11yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 6 August – Friday 10 August | 9:00am – 3.00pm

Book under Monday to secure a place for the whole week.

Cost

Price for the week: £125

Baby Loves To Boogie

Dance away your morning with us in an exciting disco (at a baby friendly volume, of course).

Ages

Under 5yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

DanceEast Summer School (7-11 years)

The Junior Summer School will be a fun-packed week of dance, building friendships, learning new skills as well as completing your Explore Level Arts Award.

Ages

7 - 11yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 5 August – Friday 9 August | 9:15am – 3.15pm

 

Cost

Price for the week: £125

Summer Lab

If you are an emerging artist graduating this academic year or reaching the end of your training, Summer Lab will continue your development through high-quality workshops.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 16 July | 10:00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 17 July | 10:00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 18 July | 10:00am – 5.00pm

Cost

£90

**If you are unable to attend all 3 days but would still like to come along, please call the Box Office on 01473 295230 to discuss alternative options at a reduced price (£30 per day)

SUMMER SCHOOL (12 – 18 YEARS)

The Senior Summer School will be nonstop dance and creativity, making new connections, learning new skills and gaining your Bronze Level Arts Award.

Ages

12 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 6 August – Friday 10 August | 9:00am – 3.30pm

Book under Monday to secure a place for the whole week.

Cost

Price for the week: £125

DanceEast Summer School (12-18 years)

The Senior Summer School will be nonstop dance and creativity, making new connections, learning new skills and gaining your Bronze Level Arts Award.

Ages

12 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 5 August – Friday 9 August | 9:15am – 3.15pm

 

Cost

Price for the week: £125

SUMMER SCHOOL (4 – 7 YEARS)

In this brand-new mini Summer School, the children will start each morning experiencing different dance styles.

Ages

4 - 7yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 6 August – Friday 10 August | 9:00am – 12.15pm

 

Book under Monday to secure a place for the whole week.

 

Cost

Price for the week: £70

DanceEast Summer School (4-7 years)

In this mini Summer School, the children will start each morning experiencing different dance styles.

Ages

4 - 7yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 5 August – Friday 9 August | 9:15am – 1.00pm

 

 

Cost

Price for the week: £80

SUMMER SCHOOL (4 – 7 YEARS) Copy

In this brand-new mini Summer School, the children will start each morning experiencing different dance styles.

Ages

4 - 7yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 6 August – Friday 10 August | 9:00am – 12.15pm

 

Book under Monday to secure a place for the whole week.

 

Cost

Price for the week: £70

NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY EXPERIENCE WORKSHOP Copy

If you want to find out more about National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) and how to become a company member then book your place on this free workshop.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Friday 1 June | 1.30pm – 5.30pm

Cost

FREE

JOSEPH TOONGA WORKSHOP

Joseph Toonga’s fast paced and physically challenging class will look at tension within the body alongside isolation and intention with movements.

Ages

10 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

FREE Boys’ Only CAT Taster Workshop

Come along to the Boys Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

10yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 21 April | 1.00pm

Cost

FREE

 

What The Moon Saw Tots Class

Enjoy a day of activity for the whole family. The foyer will be alive with arts and crafts pre- and post-performance, including sock-dragon and moon mobile making.

Ages

1 - 3yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

From £10, £7 concessions, £30 family ticket

STOPGAP DANCE COMPANY TASTER WORKSHOP FOR DISABLED DANCERS

Stopgap is holding a workshop for prospective candidates for Sg2, the company’s three-year training programme. Sg2 aims to support, develop and prepare emerging talent for contemporary dance career.

Ages

16yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

FREE

Over 55yrs

DANCE & PHYSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP WITH TILTED PRODUCTIONS (55YRS+)

Join Tilted Productions for a unique dance and physical theatre workshop. You’ll be guided through playful, creative explorations in this workshop, based on the company’s new work.

Ages

55yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Tuesday 23 January | 2.30 – 4.30PM

Cost

£12

SWEETSHOP REVOLUTION’S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY TALK

Sally Marie will be talking and inviting discussion on women’s experiences of relationships across the last 300 years.

Ages

16yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Thursday 8 March | 6.00 – 7.00pm

Cost

Scottish Dance Theatre post-show focus group

Attend DanceEast and Scottish Dance Theatre's focus group after Friday’s performance, and share your thoughts about the company's Double Bill of Dreamers by Anton Lachky and TuTuMucky by Botis Seva.

Come along post-show on Friday 20 October, and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine while providing valuable, in-depth feedback for the company.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

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NEW

Baby Loves to Boogie at the Maritime Festival

Get your arts & crafts hats and dancing shoes on for a fun-filled morning at the DanceHouse - with a disco at a baby friendly volume and arts & crafts activities for all the family to enjoy.

Ages

Under 5yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Sunday 20 August | 10.00am – 12.00pm

Cost

£4 adult, £3 child, £12 family ticket (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children)

School Years 10 & 11

GCSE WORKSHOP DAY

School Booking only- Years 10 & 11

This a great opportunity to work with professional companies from the AQA GCSE Dance Anthology: StopGap and James Cousins. Students will attend two workshops and have the chance to learn from industry professional and ask questions ahead of their GCSE exams.

Please note this is for school groups only.

Ages

14yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

LONDON STUDIO CENTRE AUDITION PREPARATION DAY

London Studio Centre, in partnership with DanceEast, is offering the opportunity to gain experience in the dance technique classes that make up the primary audition of the LSC application process; ballet, contemporary dance and jazz dance. Each class will incorporate specific feedback on the criteria the panel will be looking for ineach technique class of the audition.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

FAGIN’S TWIST WORKSHOP

Avant Garde Dance offers participants a fascinating insight into the company’s practice and choreography. Artists from the company will lead repertory sessions focusing on their current production, Fagin’s Twist. This workshop is suitable for 11 – 16 years with some dance experience.

Ages

11 - 16yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

Open

BABY LOVES TO BOOGIE

Get your dancing shoes and arts & craft hats on for a fun-filled morning at the DanceHouse! As well as a baby-friendly volume disco, craft activities include pumpkin decorating, making cress-heads and wheat dollies, plus storytelling, face-painting and more – all with a Harvest theme!

Ages

Under 5yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Sunday 29 October | 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Cost

£4 Adult

£3 Child

£12 Family Ticket Offer (2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children)

Open

THE BORROWERS WORKSHOP

Explore the story of The Borrowers through movement, design and music. No prior experience or special clothing required. Perfect for children aged 7 - 11 years.

Ages

7 - 11yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

GET DANCING WITH NDCWALES

Connect with award-winning National Dance Company Wales’ Artistic Director, Caroline Finn, in this special workshop which will focus on a warm-up and contemporary technique work, followed by the chance to learn an excerpt of Caroline’s distinctive work Folk which will be performed at DanceEast.

Ages

55yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

CREATIVE CHOICES

Are your students in years 10–13, with an interest in a career in the arts? DanceEast opens its doors for an inspiring introduction to a wide range of careers in the creative industries, ‘have a go’ hands-on workshops, and the latest information and advice direct from industry professionals. Through practical sessions facilitated by expert venue staff, students will gain a unique insight into working in the creative industries; one of the UK’s only growth industries and worth almost £10m an hour to the economy.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

SUMMER LAB IN PARTNERSHIP WITH UNIT

Aimed at young artists graduating or reaching the end of their training, this Summer Lab is led in partnership with UNIT.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

9.15am – 6.00pm

Cost

50 YEARS+ SUMMER INTENSIVE

This is an exciting opportunity for people aged 50yrs+ with any level of dance experience to work intensively with professional dance artists over two days.

Ages

50yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

SUMMER SCHOOL (12–18YRS)

Summer Schools are an opportunity for people to take part in intensive dance activity during the summer holiday. With classes taught by our professional tutors in conjunction with guest teacher, each Summer School offers the chance for participants to experience a range of dance styles and work creatively with others.

Ages

12 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August 9.00am – 3.30pm

Cost

£125

SUMMER SCHOOL (7–11YRS)

Summer Schools are an opportunity for people to take part in intensive dance activity during the summer holiday. With classes taught by our professional tutors in conjunction with guest teacher, each Summer School offers the chance for participants to experience a range of dance styles and work creatively with others.

Ages

7 - 11yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

Level 2

BALLET BLACK LEVEL 2

Recommended for those aged 10-19 years who are working towards or in vocational training, working at an Intermediate – Advanced 2 or the equivalent.

Ages

10 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

Level 1

BALLET BLACK LEVEL 1

Recommended for those aged 10-19 years who have had some Ballet experience and are in Grade 3 + or the equivalent.

Ages

10 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

CAS PUBLIC FAMILY WORKSHOP

4YRS+ & ACCOMPANYING ADULT

A playful and fun workshop for young people & their parents/guardians where participants can learn an excerpt from Cas Public's latest show with a dancer from the company.

Ages

4yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

COMPANY CHAMELEON WORKSHOP

Based on themes from their latest production Witness, Company Chameleon's workshop will explore mental health through dance and introduce the company's distinctive movement language and style.

Ages

14yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

JAMES COUSINS OVER 55S WORKSHOP

Participants will experience James' unique style through a workshop based on the company's latest production, Rosalind. Led by James and a company dancer the session will include a contemporary warm-up, the opportunity to learn repertoire from Rosalind and a creative exploration of the work.

Ages

55yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

A Healthier Dancer Day on The Adolescent Dancer

A HEALTHIER DANCER DAY ON THE ADOLESCENT DANCER_A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN DANCEEAST AND ONE DANCE UK

This day-long IADMS Regional Meeting is aimed at dance educators, private dance school teachers, community artists, parents and anyone involved in the dance teaching and learning of children and young people.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Friday 26 May | 10.00am to 6.00pm

This event is in partnership with One Dance UK and IADMS. If you do not wish for your booking details to be shared with these two organisations, please call our Box Office Team 01473 295230. 

Cost

£80, £65 concessions

Level 1

LINDY HOP WORKSHOP

Part of Ipswich Jazz Festival and Move|Be Moved Festival

Learn some great social, partner and solo dance skills in this two hour Lindy Hop workshop with one of the most experienced Jazz and Lindy Hop dancers in the UK; Grounded Movement's Temujin Gill.

Ages

16yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Friday 23 June | 4.30 – 6.30pm

Cost

£12

YOUTH PERFORMANCE PROJECT

DanceEast is looking for 15 dancers aged 16-21yrs to join Tavaziva live on stage at the Jerwood DanceHouse.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Performance date: Friday 31 March 

Cost

£50

Over 55yrs

SHOBANA JEYASINGH OVER-55s WORKSHOP

Inspired by Shobana's unique dance style and approach to choreography, participants will explore the world of Material Men redux.

Ages

55yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

14yrs+

JOSÉ AGUDO’S REPERTOIRE & RHYTHM MASTERCLASS

A fast-paced workshop which aims to improve stamina through precise and simple movement patterns.

Ages

14yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

4-6yrs & Their Adults

NORTHERN BALLET GOLDILOCKS WORKSHOP 4-6yrs

Participants will have the opportunity to work with a professional ballet company and explore the story and characters of Goldilocks & the Three Bears.

Ages

4 - 7yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 4 March | 2:00PM (SOLD OUT)

Cost

7-10yrs

NORTHERN BALLET GOLDILOCKS WORKSHOP 7-10yrs

Participants will have the opportunity to work with a professional ballet company and explore the story and characters of Goldilocks & the Three Bears.

Ages

7 - 11yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

School Years 10 & 11

GCSE WORKSHOP DAY

School Bookings Only_Years 10 and 11

This GCSE Workshop Day is a great opportunity for dance students to work with two professional dance companies from the AQA GCSE Dance Anthology: StopGap and James Cousins.

Ages

14yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Friday 3 February | 9.30am – 2.30pm

Cost

£20 per student

CAT Open Day Tours

Tours of the Jerwood DanceHouse will be running throughout the Open Day on Sunday 30 April 2017.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Sunday 30 April | 10:30am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm

Cost

FREE

CAT TASTER WORKSHOP NORWICH

Come along to the Norwich Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

FREE

CAT TASTER WORKSHOP CAMBRIDGE

Come along to the Cambridge Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

FREE

CAT TASTER WORKSHOP COLCHESTER

Come along to the Colchester Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

FREE

CAT TASTER WORKSHOP IPSWICH

Come along to the Ipswich Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Sunday 22 April | 1:00PM

Cost

FREE

AUDITION PREPARATION DAY – CONTEMPORARY

This popular one-day course designed to support dancers auditioning for places at vocational dance schools, conservatoires and universities is back!

Ages

15 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 24 October | 9.00am – 5.30pm

Cost

£35

14yrs+

JASMIN VARDIMON MASTERCLASS

14YRS+

During this masterclass, explore Jasmin Vardimon Company repertoire from their brand new production Pinocchio,

Ages

14yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

7yrs+ & Their Adults

JASMIN VARDIMON FAMILY WORKSHOP

7YRS+ & ACCOMPANYING ADULT

Delve into the magical story of Pinocchio through a fun movement and creative workshop.

Ages

7yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 17 December | 4.00 – 5.00pm

Cost

£8 Adult + 1 child, £3 Additional Adult, £2 Additional Child

BABY LOVES TO BOOGIE CHRISTMAS DISCO!

MOST SUITABLE FOR UNDER-5's AND THEIR FAMILIES

Get your dancing shoes on for a fun-filled day of Christmas activities especially for under 5's and their families.

Ages

Under 5yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 3 December | 10.00am – 2.00pm

Cost

£4 Adult, £3 Child & £12 Family Ticket (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children)

ROSEMARY LEE WORKSHOP

TWO DAY ARTIST RETREAT FOR DANCE PRACTITIONERS

Join DanceEast Associate Artist Rosemary Lee on a two day artist retreat.

Ages

18yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 November | 10:00AM

Cost

£65 (including lunch)

AUDITION PREPARATION DAY – COMMERCIAL

This popular one-day course designed to support dancers auditioning for places at vocational dance schools, conservatoires and universities is back!

Ages

15 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 24 October | 9.00am – 5.30pm

Cost

£35

ESSENTIAL ALSTON 55YRS+ WORKSHOP

Especially for those aged 55yrs+, this workshop will be based on two hours of Alston's movement with experienced animateur and professional dancer, Meg Saunders.

Ages

55yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

JAMES WILTON WORKSHOP

14yrs+

Participants will learn phrases from Wilton's new touring work Leviathan and also allow students to create their own choreography.

Ages

14yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

Rambert Boys 5-day Summer School

Join Rambert for an exciting week of classes and choreography for boys aged 12-18yrs

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 1 – Friday 5 August, 10am – 4pm

Cost

£120 (Bursaries available)

Level 2

DANCEEAST SUMMER SCHOOL (12 – 18 YRS)

Monday 1st – Friday 5th August - 9.00am–3.30pm

This summer school for 12-18yrs is a fantastic opportunity for young people to work as a professional dance company, learn new skills and most importantly have fun!

Ages

12 - 18yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

Open

DANCEEAST SUMMER SCHOOL (7 – 11 YRS)

Monday 1st – Friday 5th August - 9.00am–3.00pm

A fun-packed, energy-filled week of dance for 7-11year olds.

Ages

7 - 11yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

ADVENTURES OF THE LITTLE GHOST WORKSHOP

FOR CHILDREN 4-9YRS + ACCOMPANYING ADULT

Free to The Adventures of The Little Ghost performance ticket holders, this workshop with enhance the audience's experience of the show.

Ages

4yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

HOST

This event is for older dancers, as well as practitioners, leaders and choreographers, and those working with older people.

HOST is an event about shifting attitudes to older people in dance performance contexts.

Ages

18yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Cost

£40, £15 for over 55 years

Experience Day for The Adventures of The Little Ghost

We are looking for dancers to perform in The Adventures of the Little Ghost!

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 11 June | 2.00 – 4.00pm

Cost

FREE

Open

Dance for Suffolk: Ballet Workshop (13-18yrs)

Inspired by the repertoire of The Royal Ballet led by Gary Avis, David Pickering and Helen Crawford.

Ages

12yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 3 September | 11.00am – 5.00pm

Cost

£30

Open

Dance for Suffolk: Ballet Workshop (8-12yrs)

Inspired by the repertoire of The Royal Ballet led by Gary Avis, David Pickering and Helen Crawford.

Ages

8 - 12yrs

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 3 September | 11.00am – 5.00pm

Cost

£30

Open

Gecko Autumn Intensive

This three-day intensive provides a unique opportunity to delve into the world of Gecko.

Ages

18yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Monday 12 – Wednesday 14 September | 10.00am – 4.45pm

Cost

£195, £175 concessions

BIG DANCE WORKSHOP

Come along and learn Akram Khan's stunning choreography and be part of the UK's biggest dance event.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 2 July

Cost

Open

CAT Open Day

The Open day will give prospective students and their parents the opportunity to see the DanceEast CAT in action.

Ages

10yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Sunday 17 April | 9:00am – 1.00pm or 1:30 – 5.30pm

Cost

FREE

Open

CAT Open Day Tours

Tours of the Jerwood DanceHouse will be running throughout the Open Day on Sunday 17 April. The tours are open to people who have been to a Taster Workshop and want to see the DanceHouse and the students in action

Ages

All

Workshop Dates and Times

Sunday 17 April | 10:30am, 11:30am,  3:00pm, 3:30pm

Cost

FREE

Healthy Young Dancer Workshop

School House, Saxtead, IP13 9QP

Practical session for dance teachers exploring the optimisation of efficient leg and hip mechanics, performance enhancement and rehabilitation from injury.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Friday 13 May | 10.00am – 1.00pm

Cost

£12.00

Open

Tring Park Workshop

Workshop & masterlcass led by industry professionals for just £20, and a free performance ticket to Encore Dance.

Ages

11yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Sunday 1 May | 1.30pm – 5.00pm

Cost

£20 – includes a free ticket to the Encore Dance performance

Vuelos Inspired Creative Dance Workshop

Brought to you by MOKO Dance, this fun-packed creative dance workshop takes inspiration from the production of Vuelos by Aracaladanza.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

May 2016

Cost

For more information please email alison.hartley@danceeast.co.uk, booking will open in April 2016.

Open

Norwich CAT Taster Workshop

Come along to the Norwich Taster Workshop to find out more about the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT).

Ages

10yrs+

Workshop Dates and Times

Saturday 19 March | 1.30 – 4.30pm

Cost

FREE

NYDC Experience Day

This NYDC Experience Workshop offers the opportunity to enjoy a workshop day which will be engaging, exciting and informative about dance and dance training with National Youth Dance Company.

Ages

Workshop Dates and Times

Friday 3 June 

Cost

FREE

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