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Breakin’ Convention

Some Bank Holiday breaking and body-popping is on the cards for Norwich as a host of top hip hop performers prepare to invade the city. Members of the Cambridge-based group SIN Cru will showcase their skills in various parts of the city on Bank Holiday Saturday April 29th. You can catch …

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Dance Theatre on Mental Health

Mental Health issues have been headline news across the press and media this week, revealing how they can affect us all at some point in our lives, including the Royal Family. Company Chameleon takes on mental health in Witness, their latest innovative piece of work, which tours the UK this Spring …

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Silk Road

A celebration of diverse cultures and dances as strong, yet as delicate, as silk itself. Silk Road is a fascinating and vibrant exploration through dance, of rituals that took place along this ancient trade route across Asia, revealing the lesser-known connection between classical Indian dance and Flamenco. Images of pilgrims, …

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Goldilocks & The Three Bears

Following the hugely successful tours of its previous children’s ballets, Northern Ballet now comes to DanceEast in Ipswich with its new short ballet, Goldilocks & The Three Bears.  Goldilocks & The Three Bears is the latest in the Company’s award-winning series of Short Ballets for Small People, following on from …

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Africarmen

A fusion of ballet, contemporary and African dance is what makes Bawren Tavaziva’s interpretation of the Carmen story so beautiful, sensual and strikingly powerful. Tavaziva Dance brings Africarmen to Ipswich on Friday 31st March. Performed by six stunning dancers, Africarmen ignites this classic tale of desire, deceit and corruption in …

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Second Hand Dance

Have you ever put your coat on the wrong-way? Or couldn’t find the right arm holes in your trousers? Or had a day where you just didn’t want to wear clothes? Dive into a world of colour, texture and movement with Second Hand Dance at DanceEast on Saturday 18th & …

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Spring Showcase At DanceEast

DanceEast has a commitment to working with schools and community groups and increasing engagement to dance and bringing people together. Dance makes an enormous contribution to our physical, social and creative health and supports a healthy lifestyle. DanceEast is, therefore, keen for as many people from across the region as …

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Breakin’ Convention

The auditions are complete and the wait is over. Three East Anglian hip hop crews have been selected to be part of a major international festival coming to Norwich. Legacy, Fly No Filter and Parallel Dance Studios have been chosen to perform at the Breakin’ Convention hip hop event being …

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Apply to DanceEast CAT

DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is one of ten national centres that identify children and young people, aged between 10 and 18 years, with exceptional potential in dance. The nationwide scheme aims to develop, create and inspire the next generation of dance artists, choreographers and dance leaders. By cultivating …

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Shobana Jeyasingh

Shobana Jeyasingh is one of the most exciting choreographers working in the UK today and DanceEast is thrilled to be welcoming her company to the Jerwood DanceHouse for the very first time. In her new full-length work, Material Men redux, she weaves the shared history and personal stories of her …

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