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The East of England has a rich dance history worthy of celebration. The region was home to Sir Fredrick Ashton, one of nation’s greatest choreographers and founder of the Royal Ballet, along with his friend Benjamin Britten, one of the major influencers of 20th Century music.

Numerous past and present artists have chosen to reside in the region, including Suffolk resident Gary Avis MBE, Senior Ballet Master and Principal Character Artist for The Royal Ballet.

This combined love of music and dance remains alive in the region today, in the unique partnership between DanceEast and Snape Maltings, who present extraordinary talents through their Snape Dances programme.

These influences perhaps go a long way to explain why dance is such a vital element of the East for audiences, aficionados and participants alike.

Haverhill Arts Centre
Haverhill, Suffolk
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The Forum
Norwich, Norfolk
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Norfolk & Norwich Festival
Norwich
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Ipswich Corn Exchange
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Eastern Angles
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Sir John Mills Theatre
Ipswich, Suffolk
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The Spa Pavilion Theatre
Felixstowe, Suffolk
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Alive Corn Exchange
King's Lynn, Norfolk
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Angles Theatre
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
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Britannia Pier
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
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Cromer Pier Pavilion Theatre
Cromer, Norfolk
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Fisher Theatre
Bungay, Suffolk
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Gorleston Pavilion Theatre
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
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Norwich Playhouse
Norwich, Norfolk
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Norwich Theatre Royal
Norwich, Norfolk
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Sewell Barn Theatre
Norwich, Norfolk
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