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PRODANCE CLASSES STARTING IN OCTOBER

WEEKLY PRODANCE CLASSES A new 24-week programme of classes for NI-based dancers and performers launches on Tuesday 6th October to help us all get back on our feet.  Classes are taught by invited international guests and locally based artists and during the first 12 weeks will cover a range of contemporary techniques, improvisation, ballet, gyrotonics […]

MATCH MAKE-BACKBONE

Backbone was created by Clara Kerr and Jo Guthrie and was commissioned by Maiden Voyage for the Match Make initiative during the pandemic lockdown and was made in keeping with government guidelines at the time of creation. The focus of this piece was exploring both the physical and metaphorical notion of ‘backbone’. Clara and Jo considered the structural […]

MATCH MAKE-BEND IN THE RIVER

Bend In the River was created for Maiden Voyage’s lockdown commissioning initiative Match Make that teamed a dance artist with a new artistic collaborator to create together (but apart) during the Covid-19 pandemic. In Irish mythology, rivers and streams are often a boundary between this world and the otherworld. Bend in the River is the result of a […]

LOOK, TOUCH, CONNECT-BELFAST MOVEMENT CHOIR

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

MATCH MAKE-GOING SOLO

Match Make is a Maiden Voyage commissioning initiative that brought dance artists and artistic collaborators together to work apart on short commissions during lockdown. Going Solo combines humour and the absurd pondering effort and action, movement and object with raised eyebrows, wry smiles and an edge of melancholy. Going Solo is a collaboration between dance/visual […]

MATCH MAKE-STREAMS OF…

Match Make is a Maiden Voyage commissioning initiative that brought dance artists and artistic collaborators together to work apart on short commissions during lockdown. Streams of… captures dance artist Michael McEvoy and visual artist Esther O’Kelly responding to the location of Donaghadee Lighthouse in their own creative ways. Filmed in June 2020 after 12 weeks […]

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