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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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