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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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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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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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The Big Sing

The BIG Sing is a community choir that uses music to unite people of all ages, backgrounds & cultures. In the last five years Gemma and Howard Francis have started choirs in Essex, London, Kent and Hertfordshire. There are choirs for adults, children and tots under the age of five …

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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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Leviathan

Inspired by Herman Melville’s seminal novel, Moby Dick, this performance brings James Wilton’s trademark blend of athletic dance, martial arts, capoeira and partner-work to DanceEast this October. Leviathan follows Ahab, a ship captain hell-bent on capturing the white whale: Moby Dick, a beast as vast and dangerous as the sea itself, …

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Run

International award-winning 2Faced Dance Company, headed by artistic director and choreographer Tamsin Fitzgerald, brings the world premiere of RUN to Ipswich, a triple bill of new works by three world class female choreographers! The evening of dance features three brand-new commissions from choreographers Tamsin Fitzgerald, Lenka Vagnerová and newcomer Rebecca …

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Candoco Dance Company

Celebrating their 25th Anniversary, returns to DanceEast following a sell-out performance last autumn of Counteracts. The unique company of disabled and non-disabled dancers will present a thrilling double bill that promises iconic choreography and stirring performances to captivate audiences. “Candoco is the company for which choreographers reserve their wildest and often …

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Young Rural Retreat

This week DanceEast welcomes 21 young people, aged 17 – 21 years, to Ipswich, from around the world for its first ever Young Rural Retreat, to identify and nurture the next generation of dance leaders, at the Jerwood DanceHouse on Ipswich Waterfront. Each of the young dancers has self-identified and …

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The Adventures Of The Little Ghost

The Adventures Of The Little Ghost is a magical immersive dance performance for young audiences.  Based on the book The Little Ghost by Otfried Preussler, Sophie Nüzel has created a brand new show especially for young audiences aged 4+ years and their families. On Saturday 9th July, at 2pm and 4pm, …

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Tracing Gestures At DanceEast

Stephanie Schober presents Tracing Gestures performed by Richard Court, Aaron Markwell and Stephen Moynihan, with lighting designed by Jackie Shemesh. Tracing Gestures will be performed at the  Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 24 June at 7.30pm. Tracing Gestures explores three dancers use drawing and video projection to trace each other’s movements and …

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Biggest Summer Season Announced At DanceEast

With something for everyone to enjoy DanceEast’s summer season is jam-packed with performances, workshops, classes and activities. There’s fresh new work as part of the New Wolsey Theatre’s Pulse Festival, including a dynamic double bill on 2 June from Rhiannon Faith and The Hiccup Project, plus an exclusive work in progress …

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Metaphors We Live By At DanceEast

Dance artist Annie Pui Ling Lok (Siobhan Davies Dance, Les Ballet C de la B) will be presenting Metaphors We Live By at the Jerwood DanceHouse on Friday 6 May. Uniting sound and dance in a powerful immersive live performance, this unique collaboration with sound designer James Dunn (Cafe Oto, Resonance …

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Tring Park School Are Performing Encore Dance

Graduate dance company showcase their best upcoming talent! On Monday 2nd May at 7.30pm, the graduate dance company from Tring Park School for the Performing Arts will be performing Encore Dance at the Jerwood DanceHouse. Working with a range of top choreographers, the company will showcase the very best upcoming …

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DanceEast Welcome Back Talented Duo For New Show

Following a thrilling performance at the Jerwood DanceHouse during PULSE Festival in June 2015, DanceEast is thrilled to welcome back this talented duo, Igor & Moreno, with their new show A Room For All Our Tomorrows on Friday 15 “Unmissable! A simple but immersive performance that defies all initial expectations …

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