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DanceEast

Foundry Lane | Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich IP4 1DJ, England
+44 1473 295230
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Ballet black

Inspirational- my 14 year old daughter and I both enjoyed this production enormously , the little... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
katy A
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Colchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
material men redux excellent performance

We enjoyed this performance whcih was thought provoking and very skillful. As non dancers we can... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
jo s
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Every week at the Jerwood DanceHouse on the Ipswich Waterfront, we host over 50 dance classes and courses in our world-class dance studios. Covering a huge variety of styles, for all ages and abilities, including contemporary, creative, zumba, tots & co, adult ballet, tap and musical theatre to name just a few! DanceEast is so much more than what is presented in the theatre - we bring dance to people in schools, hospices and sheltered housing. Working with people from all walks of life; from disadvantaged backgrounds and those with special needs, we're privileged to see how dance changes lives every day. DanceEast delivers ground-breaking work through projects working with 'looked after' children and those at risk, as well as children in hospitals and older people in care homes, offering them all the opportunity to use dance for creative expression and physical and psychological therapy. Dance can energise, motivate, encourage creative thinking, and develop expressive minds and healthy bodies.
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Foundry Lane | Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich IP4 1DJ, England
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Inspirational- my 14 year old daughter and I both enjoyed this production enormously , the little red riding hood performance was breath-taking.

Thank katy A
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We enjoyed this performance whcih was thought provoking and very skillful. As non dancers we can only appreciate the talent which went into this evening, not only from the dancers but also the musicians and the staging.I cannot say we understood evrything! but we all...More

Thank jo s
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Friendly staff / very welcoming / the centre has a café by the quayside where you can sit and relax without feeling you have to drink up and leave - lots of events to get involved in. The centre has a variety of different classes...More

Thank werner r
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a really nice, comfy, high quality, small venue, in a great location, and they put on a good variety of works. I've seen several works here, the sound and lighting are also excellent, all in all a great venue for dance.

Thank Graham Y
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Went to see a friend dance. My first time at this location. Ticket booking by phone was easy (picking a seat via the website was slightly confusing. Upon arrival staff were friendly and helpful. Ticket was found immediately. Cafe provided good light snacks. (Jacket Potatoes...More

Thank V11SVN
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Went to see Candoco on Friday, an inspiring performance in a fantastic venue. The company was celebrating 25 years and the Q&A after the show was informative and useful. The dancers were stunning, and looked amazing in the spacious stage space and intimate auditorium of...More

2  Thank londonlass57
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Found this place by accident while using the adjacent marina. Had a spot of lunch there and it was well worth it. Service good, food fresh and plentiful and value for money. Staff were very friendly too.

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 29 January 2016

At short notice I booked a ticket for the Little Match Girl and I'm so glad I did. The four dancers created an enchanting performance which was enhanced by the marvellous onstage musician. A wonderful show and all for just £5! I shall be going...More

Thank Kate A
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This was my first visit to DanceEast and I shall certainly go again! This touring company of just 4 dancers and a brilliant accompanying composer/musician gave us a show of sheer delight. Clear story-telling, imaginative use of scenic props and a fascinating variety of dance...More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Utterly captivating & moving piece showcasing the many talents of the company .The layered & inventive musical accompaniment was pure genius. The last time I saw a piece this memorable was Lindsay Kemp's work in the 80's. Thank you Dance East for bringing this work...More

Thank Nicky S
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