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MATCH MAKE-YELLOW

Match Make is a new Maiden Voyage commissioning initiative that brings dance artists and artistic collaborators together to work apart on short commissions during lockdown. The third commission, ‘Yellow’,  is a collaboration between dance artist Emily McDonagh and composer Neil Foster in response to the architecture, frames and colour of the Harland and Wolff cranes […]

BELFAST MOVEMENT CHOIR-HIDDEN BLOOMS

Maiden Voyage Dance are able to share with you the first of three short films that are a creative and expressive response to lockdown from our community participants connected to the BELFAST MOVEMENT CHOIR;  ‘HIDDEN BLOOMS’ taken from recorded footage from the first three weeks of our remote sessions. These sessions were facilitated by dance […]

MATCH MAKE-IN.-_AT.-_IF.-_

Match Make is a new Maiden Voyage commissioning initiative that brings dance artists and artistic collaborators together to work apart on short commissions during lockdown. The second commission, In.-_At.-_If.-_, was commissioned from dance artist Maeve McGreevy and filmmaker, musician and designer Tom Hughes. In. At. If. With time, In. – _ At. – _ If. […]

MATCH MAKE-CHRYSALIS

Match Make is a new Maiden Voyage commissioning initiative that brings dance artists and artistic collaborators together to work apart on short commissions during lockdown. The first commission, Chrysalis, was commissioned from dance artist Ryan O’Neill and video artist Conan McIvor. https://vimeo.com/422714452 Chrysalis: a state of preparation or transition reflects on lockdown through movement and […]

BELFAST MOVEMENT CHOIR-REMOTE SESSIONS

DANCING AT HOME WITH BELFAST MOVEMENT CHOIR Maiden Voyage are so pleased with the development of this new project that began in October 19, made possible through the generous support of Paul Hamlyn Foundation ‘Explore and Test’ Grant. The current sessions have been suspended due to the Covid-19 lockdown, but we were determined to keep […]

Maiden Voyage Dance-Arts & Business NI-Remote Engagement Seed Fund

We are delighted to have received seed funding from Arts & Business NI for the development and delivery of remote workshops to engage their business members staff and families as they adjust to their new living and working arrangements due to Covid-19. The aim is to support all participants with their physical/mental health/well being and […]

HOME ACTIVITY FOR FAMILY AUDIENCES

QUARTET FOR 15 CHAIRS Maiden Voyage are delighted to share this recording of Quartet for 15 Chairs (2014) and hope it brings some joy, happiness in this time of lockdown. The performance was choreographed by Enrique Cabrera with music by Brian Irvine with some Bach and Farinelli, lighting design by Ciaran Bagnall and costumes by […]

MAIDEN VOYAGE DANCE-COVID-19 RESPONSE

PUBLIC STATEMENT ON COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) Due to the Government and Public Health Agency updates regarding the coronavirus pandemic, we decided to take the proactive and precautionary measure of suspending all community classes from Monday 16th March 2020 until further notice. This affects Maiden Voyage Dance ‘Move Fit’ programme and ‘Belfast Movement Choir’ programme. In the next […]

SPRING DANCE LAB-MARY ABRAMS-SOMATIC PRACTICE-CONTINUUM

TOUCHING THE SURFACE, FEELING THE DEPTH TAUGHT BY MARY ABRAMS, MA, RSME It was great to welcome Mary to Belfast for this two day workshop. All who attended found the experience most rewarding in connecting to self and others. Continuum has so much to offer the individual, there was a deep sense of calm and […]

MATCH MAKE -SOUL SLEEP

Match Make is a new Maiden Voyage commissioning initiative that brings dance artists and artistic collaborators together to work apart on short commissions during lockdown. Soul Sleep is a dream journey in movement and words from a colllaboration between dance artist Rosie Mullin and writer Kat Woods and was created in June 2020. Soul Sleep […]

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Successful Move Fit Pilot Project

Move Fit 17-18 Our pilot project running across six groups in five North Belfast Primary Schools, as an after schools activity, culminated in the summer term.  Move Fit aimed to improve participant’s physical and emotional wellbeing and change attitudes to participating in regular physical activity. Coordinated by Aisling McCormick and Sandy Cuthbert and delivered by […]

Off Spring Show March 2019

THE ALIEN’S GUIDE TO DANCE GONE WRONG By Lea Anderson It’s the future. Aliens are in charge and they are curious about a thing humans used to do called dancing.  But with no one around to teach them, just how well will they follow the rules and work out the steps? Expect to throw left […]

Moving forward with Move Fit

Maiden Voyage are so pleased that we are now in a position to move forward with our Move Fit programme after running the successful pilot project that ran across five North Belfast Primary Schools, as an after schools activity.  Move Fit aims to improve participant’s physical and emotional wellbeing and change attitudes to participating in […]

Maiden Voyage Dance move to the Crescent Arts Centre

Maiden Voyage Dance are now well settled into their new office situated on the first floor at The Crescent Arts Centre. We moved in time to fully appreciate the view out onto the greenery of the majestic trees and the swifts swooping down from their nests. (A wonder we get any work done! Hence the […]

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