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Based at the Jerwood DanceHouse on Ipswich waterfront, DanceEast hosts 50 dance classes each week in its world-class studios in a variety of styles, for all ages and abilities. The Studio Theatre hosts performances by some of the best professional dance companies, alongside local community groups and hires. DanceEast delivers ground-breaking work; bringing dance to people in schools, hospices and sheltered housing, working with people with Parkinson's, Dementia and from all walks of life. DanceEast's Centre for Advanced Training identifies young people with exceptional potential in dance and develops their talent through pioneering programmes, creating and inspiring future generations of world class dancers and choreographers.

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Joined June 2016
Summer 2016
Productions performed at DanceEast during Summer 2016.
Double Bill
Create and upload brand new work in response to this content by 4th NOVEMBER in order to be considered for an exhibition at the Whistler Gallery, in DanceEast. Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, Candoco Dance Company presents a double bill featuring bold and exciting full company works. These...
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Beauty of the Beast
Create and upload brand new work in response to this content by 4th NOVEMBER in order to be considered for an exhibition at the Whistler Gallery, in DanceEast. Choreographed by Anthony Missen. Following a group of friends through a range of scenarios, expectations are high if you’re part of...
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RUN
Fight or flight? There is always a choice. A gritty and explosive brand new triple bill from the award winning and physically adventurous all male 2Faced Dance Company. Featuring three new exhilarating commissions by world class choreographers Tamsin Fitzgerald, Lenka Vagnerova and newcomer...
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Leviathan
We challenge the Pop My Mind community to respond to theses breath-taking images taken from 'Leviathan', taken by Steve Tanner. Create and upload brand new work in response to this dynamic content by 4th NOVEMBER in order to be considered for an exhibition held in the Whistler Gallery,...
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The Happiness Project
Internationally renowned dance artist and DanceEast Choreographic Development Award recipient, Didy Veldman, launches her own company Umanoove with The Happiness Project, a choreographic investigation of western society’s endless search for fulfilment. Best known in the UK for productions...
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Disappearing Acts
We challenge the Pop My Mind community to respond to this footage of 'Disappearing Acts'. Create and upload brand new work in response to this dynamic content by 4th NOVEMBER in order to be considered for an exhibition held in the Whistler Gallery, DanceEast. Standing at the forefront of dance...
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Material Men Redux
Our partner DanceEast challenges you to create a new piece of work in response to this video. The film shows a sneak-peak of the dynamic performance 'Material Men Redux' - performed at DanceEast this month and choreographed by Shobana Jeyasingh. This dance explores the dancers' personal histories,...
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Silk Road
The silk road was an ancient trade route across Asia, connecting the East to the West from China to the Mediterranean. The trade route carried many different goods including silk, religions, new technologies, philosophy, food, and diseases like the plague! Our partners at DanceEast would like you...
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Watch Dance Class
Free workshop opportunity in Ipswich for Pop My Mind creatives…you are invited to watch a behind-the-scenes dance performance and create work in response to it whilst they are dancing! This is brought to you by our partners DanceEast. Deadline for registering: midnight Sunday 23rd...
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Dare to Dream
Deadline: Monday 2nd October This is about people who dare to dream whilst awake. Make sense of apparent nonsense, and challenge yourself to see the close relationship between reality and surrealism. How can you express your dreams and subconscious thoughts through your unique creative...
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Ego
Deadline: midnight Monday 16th October We invite you to respond to the theme ‘ego’ - our third DanceEast opportunity of the season, this is really fun call-out with a cool opportunity! The opportunity How can you express the concept of the self? The fluctuating state of...
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Union
In advance of the DanceEast performance ‘The Knot’ by Didy Veldman, we invite you to respond to the theme ‘Union’ to be part of a Pop My Mind group exhibition! The Theme We challenge you to create a new piece of work in any medium in response to ‘Union’ -...
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New Beginnings
We are delighted and excited to announce that our lovely Laurel, currently Creative Project Manager at PMM, is expecting her first baby with her husband Matt!! And we thought, what better to celebrate a new life in Pop My Mind than with a new opportunity! The Theme We’d love you to create a...
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Beautiful
We invite you to respond to the theme ‘Beautiful’ in order to have your work showcased in an exhibition this spring! The Theme We’d love you to submit a new piece of work exploring the concept of beauty. What does it mean to be beautiful? Does beauty have a gender? Does beauty...
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