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Pause & Effect is back for a Northern Ireland tour! Maiden Voyage Dance, Northern Ireland’s leading dance commissioning company returns with this colourful whirlwind of action. Created by Eleesha Drennan, an award winning choreographer who spent her earlier years growing up in Northern Ireland. The dance follows four amigos racing headlong against the clock, constructing, […]


HELLO TO HANNAH! For our Autumn Off Spring season of ‘Pause and Effect’ we are welcoming a new dancer, Hannah Rogerson. Maiden Voyage Dance Company first worked with Hannah on our last Off Spring show ‘Quartet for 15 Chairs’ where she was on work placement. We were suitably impressed by her excellent ability as a […]


GOODBYE TO RYAN! The Autumn Off Spring season of ‘Pause and Effect’ we will be saying a fond farewell to Ryan O’Neill as he has an amazing new opportunity with world-renowned British theatre company Punchdrunk International. It has been wonderful to see Ryan over the several years he has worked with the company, blossom into […]

Colourful Review of Pause & Effect!

Review written by Simon Fallaha. Re-imagined with a wholly Irish score, colourful lighting, a handful of newly clever concepts and a brand new dancer, Maiden Voyage Dance’s Pause And Effect, choreographed by Eleesha Drennan, remains as powerful now as it was when I first saw it at the Belfast Children’s Festival in 2016. If not […]


DANCELAB MASTERCLASS with Jack Webb Tuesday 5 Dec 2-430pm and Wednesday 6 Dec 930-12noonat Crescent Arts Centre Choreographer Jack Webb will introduce participants to movement methodologies that explore emotional and physical connectivity to oneself and each other, introducing participants to Webb’s idiosyncratic and compelling choreographic style. Cost per session £10Concession rate for DRB members: £8 […]

Review of 2017 and looking towards 2018

Many thanks to all our audiences, participants, supporters, board members and funders in 2017. We wish you a wonderful festival season and a very happy new year. Here’s the year in review and what is upcoming in the early part of 2018. We look forward to seeing you then! 2017 Review Maiden Belfast – Triple […]

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