One of the nation's leading dance organisations, DanceEast brings world-class dance to the East of England, working in partnership with theatres throughout the region.
Past programmes include Sylvie Guillem, Akram Khan, George Piper Dances, Rafael Bonachela, Wayne McGregor|Random Dance, Rambert Dance Company, Mark Morris Dance Group and many other internationally renowned dance artists.
DanceEast promotes dance with a variety of community dance classes, workshops and short courses, open to all. Our programme includes hip hop, flamenco, belly dancing, contemporary and creative dance, ballet, pilates, yoga and jazz. We have classes from tots to teens to over 55s. From classes for people with physical and learning disabilities through to advanced ballet for adults, DanceEast aims to bring the opportunity to dance to everyone across East Anglia, and to promote dance as a pastime for fun and for fitness for everybody.
DanceEast manages the DanceEast Academy, a government-funded regional Centre for Advanced Training for dance. The DanceEast Academy is our part of a nationwide strategy to devolve centres of excellence in the regions. We aim to bring outstanding opportunities for exceptional young people to develop their potential before beginning careers as professional dancers.
For more local information, please see: Ipswich Guide