GradLab 2021

Maiden Voyage Dance GradLab is a paid opportunity for four 2020 and 2021 dance graduates from or based in Northern Ireland who wish to pursue a career as a contemporary dance artist.  

GradLab offers participants an intensive professional experience to support their development both as individual artists and creative collaborators and build graduates dance connections within Northern Ireland. 

As well as daily technique, engaging with company repertiore, creative exploration and choreographic investigations, the programme includes bespoke artistic mentorship and practical advice on the various aspects of building a portfolio career in dance.  

Maiden Voyage Dance GradLab is funded by the Idlewild Trust

When : Monday 6th September to Friday 10th September 2021 

Where : The Crescent Arts Centre, 2-4 University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NH 

Fee : £400 and an additional contribution to travel and accommodation if required


You must be from or currently based in Northern Ireland and want to build professional links here

You must have graduated with a degree in Dance in either 2020 or 2021

You must be available from 09.00-17.30 Monday 6th to Friday 10th September 2021 

You must be available for a zoom call on Thursday 19th August

How to apply : Please apply here by 17th August