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DanceEast

DanceEast works to be a catalyst in the promotion of dance excellence and leadership locally, nationally and internationally. The organisation brings international dance to the east of England, commissioning new work, developing talent and widening the experience of audiences. It has built a reputation for promoting the best in British and international dance, a wide ranging programme of community outreach and education, as well as continued professional development for dance artists.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £840,500
  • 2013-2014: £835,000
  • 2014-2015: £835,000

Video feed

High Voltage 2012 Trailer

DanceEast's annual community dance platform High Voltage took place on Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 June 2012. Featuring a variety of groups from across the East of England, over 180 dancers and approximately 50 musicians performed across the two days. DVDs for each performance day are still available to purchase from DanceEast. For more information please call 01473 295230.

Martha Burke, EYD Ambassador for Suffolk, interviews Tommy Franzen

Martha Burke, East Youth Dance Ambassador for Suffolk, got a chance to interview Tommy Franzen who led a Street Dance workshop at the DanceEast Spiegeltent in Christchurch Park for Big Dance 2012. Tommy is a professional street dancer and was runner-up of BBC's So You Think You Can Dance show.

Pippa's response to Clouds

East Youth Dance ambassador Harry responds to watching a performance of Aracaladanza's Clouds at Jerwood DanceHouse in May.

Harry's Response to Clouds

East Youth Dance ambassador Harry responds to watching a performance of Aracaladanza's Clouds at Jerwood DanceHouse in May.

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Dancers from Venom (Elementz Entertainments) at U.Dance East 2012

Martha Burke, East Youth Dance Ambassador for Suffolk, interviews two dancers from the Venom (Elementz Entertainments), who performed 'Our Style is Free', at U.Dance East 2012, 17 March 2012.

Dancers from Suffolk Youth Dance Company at U.Dance East 2012

Martha Burke, East Youth Dance Ambassador for Suffolk, interviews two dancers from the Suffolk Youth Dance Company who performed 'Observed in a New Light' at U.Dance East 2012, 17 March 2012.

Elsa Urmston from the Careers Panel at U.Dance East 2012

Martha Burke, East Youth Dance Ambassador for Suffolk interviews Dance Scientist and Lecturer Elsa Urmston. Elsa was on the careers panel at U.Dance East 2012.

Peter Hardingham from The Peformance School at U.Dance East 2012

Martha Burke, East Youth Dance Ambassador for Suffolk (www.eastyouthdance.co.uk) interviewed Peter hardingham, one of the dancers from The Performance School at Impington Village College. The dance group performed 'Together/Alone', choreographed by Amy Holly, at U.Dance East 2012 on Saturday 17 March at Swavesey Village College in Cambridgeshire. The group was selected to represent the East at U.Dance 2012.

Jack Kempton from The Performance School at U.Dance East 2012

Martha Burke, East Youth Dance Ambassador for Suffolk (www.eastyouthdance.co.uk) interviewed Jack Kempton, one of the dancers from The Performance School at Impington Village College. The dance group performed 'Together/Alone', choreographed by Amy Holly, at U.Dance East 2012 on Saturday 17 March at Swavesey Village College in Cambridgeshire. The group was selected to represent the East at U.Dance 2012.

Interview with Nike Dance Athlete Kymberlee Jay

On behalf of East Youth Dance, Lucia Serritiello interviewed Nike Dance Athlete Kymberlee Jay at the Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich, in February 2012.

DanceEast Academy Promotional Film 2012

The DanceEast Academy is a Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) in dance for the East of England. It offers young people with exceptional potential and talent, the opportunity to access high quality dance training. www.danceeast.co.uk/academy Directed, filmed and produced by Chris Shutt Video by Pantsonfire www.pantsonfirevideo.co.uk

East Youth Dance Ambassador

East Youth Dance Ambassador's review of BBE: Legacy, The Works, by Boy Blue Entertainment in celebration of their 10 year anniversary. Performed at the Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich, December 2011.

East Youth Dance Ambassador

East Youth Dance Ambassador's review of BBE: Legacy, The Works, by Boy Blue Entertainment in celebration of their 10 year anniversary. Performed at the Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich, December 2011.

Boy Blue Entertainment in rehearsal

A sneak preview from Boy Blue Ents rehearsal! Performances at the DanceHouse start Wednesday 14 December! www.danceeast.co.uk

Boy Blue Entertainment

Boy Blue Entertainment (BBE) comes to the Jerwood DanceHouse this Christmas with BBE: Legacy, The Works. DanceEast audiences will be treated to BBE's best cutting edge hip hop dance to date, in celebration of their 10 Year Anniversary. Wednesday 14 - Saturday 24 December, Jerwood DanceHouse Ipswich. www.danceeast.co.uk

Interview with James Cousins

When James Cousins, winner of the New Adventures Choreographer Award 2011, performed his work in New Moves at the Jerwood DanceHouse Ipswich, India Clarke, on behalf of East Youth Dance, took the opportunity to catch up with him and talk about how he got where he is today. www.eastyouthdance.co.uk

DanceEast Academy Level 3, 2011 - SKY | LAND

Collaboration between Aldeburgh Young Musicians and DanceEast Academy Dancers: SKY | Georgia Redgrave, Charlotte Emms LAND | Charlotte Arnold, Michaela Grimes, Megan Cogman, Richard Pye, Dixie Webb-Heller

DanceDance East Academy Level 3, 2011 -- SEA

Collaboration between Aldeburgh Young Musicians and DanceEast Academy Dancers: Lucy White, Philippa McLeod-Brown

Aldeburgh Young Musicians and DanceEast Academy

Collaboration between Aldeburgh Young Musicians and DanceEast Academy

DanceEast Academy Level 1 - Sacred Gestures

In 2012, Ipswich will welcome visitors from around the world. Level 1 explored different greetings and gestures from ancient times through to modern day conflicts through the genres of street, contemporary and jazz dance. Choreography: Jeanefer Jean-Charles Rehearsal Director: Lily Dettmer Music: Prophesy, Behind Bars and Crazy, Sexy, Hypnotic Composer: Nitin Sawhney and Professional Losers Dancers: Luke Ames, Emily Clark, Isis Clunie, Ella Cooper, Logan Day, Ruby Edmonds, Andrea Garcia-Balls, Kyan Harper, Zoe Letellier, Oliver Robertson, Poppy Skipper, Grace Skipper, Owen Spooner, Natalia Watt

DanceEast Academy Level 2a - Lost

Choreography: Hakeem Onibudo and Stefanie Freeman of Impact Dance and Dancers Music: Map of what is effortless / Lost Composer: Telefon Tel Aviv and Nosaj Thing Dancers: Taquan Allen, Karl Bergmann, Reece Calver, Emily Cook, Molly Darwood, Phoebe Hammond, Christopher Hazell, Mari Hullett, Ellie Ketteringham, John Robinson, Chloe Whitman

DanceEast Academy Level 2b, 2011 -- 'SIR FRED' (like the T-shirt)

From seeing Pavlova in Lima, to his first Charleston on Brighton Pier, and through his many choreographic creations Sir Frederick Ashton has inspired us with his elegance and wit to create this piece in celebration of his work. Choreography: Kristen McNally Rehearsal Director: Annette Connolly Music: Dubstep Symphony performed by BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Composer: Nero Dancers: Estelle Banthorpe, Gabriel Ciulli, Hannah Davies, Brittanie Dillon, Georgina Frampton, Charlotte Fritz, Charlotte Jacobs, Archie James, Kate Midgley, Olivia Olphin, Hayley Rasdall, Jade-Dee Stevenson, Louisa Sutherland, Katie Walden, Tom Withington

DanceEast Academy Level 1 - Playground Games and Paper Plane

It has been a real pleasure working with this group of young dancers who have been very creative and enthusiastic. It is maybe a little mean to make a piece about school in their holiday but we have had fun along the way. I hope you have fun too watching it. Choreography: Renaud Wiser Support: Chloë Horrell Music: The Buses, Close Cover, The Housefly Composer: Babelsberg Studio Orchestra, Piccola Accademia degli Specchi, Max Richter Dancers: Luke Ames, Emily Clark, Isis Clunie, Ella Cooper, Logan Day, Ruby Edmonds, Andrea Garcia-Balls, Kyan Harper, Zoe Letellier, Oliver Robertson, Poppy Skipper, Grace Skipper, Owen Spooner, Natalia Watt

DanceEast Academy Level 2b, 2011 -- Cirque de Celeb

Cirque de Celeb takes a lighthearted look at the frenzy and hype surrounding the world of the celebrity and the media circus that surrounds this elite and untouchable group of people. But are they really so different and worthy of this adoration. Choreography: Vicky Evans Rehearsal Director: Chloë Horrell Music: 8 1/2 + Prova D'Orchestra Composer: Nino Rota Dancers: Estelle Banthorpe, Gabriel Ciulli, Hannah Davies, Brittanie Dillon, Georgina Frampton, Charlotte Fritz, Charlotte Jacobs, Archie James, Kate Midgley, Olivia Olphin, Hayley Rasdall, Jade-Dee Stevenson, Louisa Sutherland, Katie Walden, Tom Withington

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Jerwood DanceHouse
Foundry Lane
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