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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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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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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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Rural Retreat

Over the last weekend, 5-8 January 2017, Artistic Directors from the world’s leading dance companies met in Ipswich to discuss major global leadership challenges, focusing specifically on audiences. The event was hosted and organised by DanceEast and brought together leaders from the across the USA, Australia, Asia and Europe. Devised …

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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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Spring Season at DanceEast

DanceEast is delighted to announce a great line-up for audiences of all ages for spring 2017. Performing on Ipswich’s Waterfront at the Jerwood DanceHouse in the new year will be internationally recognised dance companies, a bunch of great family friendly shows as well as community projects and showcases. With over …

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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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