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Casson and Friends

Casson and Friends, creators of contemporary dance with a focus on collaboration and interactivity, invites the people of Ipswich and DanceEast to choreograph their very own dance on Saturday 1 July. With ‘family’ as the stimulus for creation, the new dance will be made, rehearsed and performed in just one …

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Learn to Lindy Hop

Learn to Lindy Hop, as part of Ipswich Jazz Festival and DanceEast’s Move | Be Moved Season, at the Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 23rd June. In this two-hour workshop, learn social, partner and solo dance skills with one of the most experienced Jazz and Lindy Hop dancers in the UK. …

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Alice in Wonderland

Ballet Theatre UK presents Alice in Wonderland, at Bury Theatre Royal on the 19th and 20th June.  Come with Alice on a magical adventure as she tumbles into Wonderland! Guided by the White Rabbit, Alice meets some astonishing characters, including the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, a studious caterpillar and …

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Ballet Black

Ballet Black are back with a triple bill featuring Red Riding Hood, following a sell-out show at DanceEast in 2016 that delighted a new generation of dance fans with its ‘dash, daring and joie de vivre’ (Guardian). For two nights only this stunningly beautiful company perform in Ipswich, one of only …

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Gangsta Granny Casting Call

The search is on for a local performer to join the cast of a laugh-a-minute family show featuring characters created by David Walliams. The producers of Gangsta Granny, which comes to Norwich Theatre Royal on July 13-15, are looking for someone to play the role of Diane in the show …

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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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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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Casson & Friends

Under the direction of Tim Casson, Casson & Friends is an exciting Dance Theatre Company that creates engaging interactive performances with a focus on collaboration, interaction and joy. Night at the Theatre will be at the Jerwood DanceHouse on Saturday 4 February, and promises to be a fantastic introduction to …

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Alvin Ailey at DanceEast

In late summer 2016, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater worked, for the first time, with gifted and talented young dancers from Centres for Advanced Training across the UK, in a new partnership between Dance Consortium and DanceEast. Hosted at DanceEast’s home, the Jerwood DanceHouse, on Ipswich waterfront, the four-day intensive, …

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Dance For Dementia

This January, DanceEast is launching a brand new programme of classes for people living with Dementia and their family carers, in partnership with New Adventures & Re:Bourne and Dementia Pathfinders. The classes are designed for family carers and those they support in the early stages of Dementia to share the …

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TeenStar Auditions

TeenStar audition dates are now released! TeenStar, the UK’s only competition exclusively for pre-teens and teenagers, have now released their audition dates. This year TeenStar introduces a new category – dancers and dance groups. Enter now for auditions starting in February. New for TeenStar this year, a dance category! TeenStar …

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Richard Alston Returns

Bringing a touch of fiery Latin passion to warm up Norwich in the chilly month of February is Richard Alston Dance Company with a programme of all new works to delight its many fans in the city. On stage at Norwich Theatre Royal for just two nights on February 10 …

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Brendan Cole

TV’s Strictly favourite Brendan Cole is all set to quick step it to Norwich in the new year with his brand new show All Night Long which he is touring from January through to April 2017. Having delighted Norfolk audiences earlier this year with A Night To Remember, which was …

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Ian Waite & Natalie Lowe

A new stage show featuring two of the lead dance stars from BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe, is coming to several venues in our region as part of a major new national UK tour in 2017. Somewhere In Time – An Audience With Ian Waite & Natalie …

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Sleeping Beauty

 There’s a very special film screening planned for Film @ the Hall on Thursday 24th November at 2pm – a Gothic romance that will delight dance fans! Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty will be screened at Beccles Public Hall and it will only cost you £5 for a wonderful afternoon of entertainment. …

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Flexer & Sandiland

Standing at the forefront of dance and digital work, award-winning choreographer Yael Flexer and digital artist Nic Sandiland create upfront and witty movement-driven works for the stage, galleries and public spaces. This November at DanceEast, Flexer & Sandiland present Disappearing Acts, their latest immersive live work, and Weighting, a new …

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Stepmother/Stepfather

Award-winning Director and Choreographer, Arthur Pita, in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance, presents the world premiere of Stepmother/Stepfather, a wickedly gruesome and darkly surreal double bill for the Halloween season. A new commission by DanceEast, Stepmother/Stepfather will premiere at the Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 28 & Saturday 29 October. Presenting a thrilling evening …

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