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Belfast Movement Choir call for participants

We are inviting women across the city to join us for  the second year of the Belfast Movement Choir. Funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the Maiden Voyage Dance Belfast Movement Choir is an intergenerational project which focuses on movement for health and wellbeing for women across Belfast.  Despite its name, Movement Choirs are not […]


These monthly workshop sessions are appropriate for movers and dancers of all abilities who wish to awaken their relationship to mindful movement within the natural world, connecting to the elements and the seasons. You will be invited to discover your own personal responses to movement through guided explorations: the somatic work aims to explore how […]

Celebrating UN International Day of Older Persons

Today is UN International Day of Older Persons. One of the objectives of the event is to challenge perceptions about older people. Here, Jane Mooney, retired professional dancer and co-creator of our new film installation Epilogue reflects on age in an industry obsessed with youth. “The older woman is no longer valued as vibrant. She […]

Epilogue – Artist Profiles

Epilogue is a collaborative new work from choreographer Eileen McClory and filmmaker Conan McIvor with performers Sandy Cuthbert and Jane Mooney, Poet Maria McManus and sound designer Helena Hamilton. Created and devised from the lived experience and personal reflections of two professional dancers Jane Mooney and Sandy Cuthbert, Epilogue is a frank reflection of what […]

Masterclass with Kirstie Simson

Maiden Voyage is deligted to present an in-person masterclass with esteemed dance improviser, teacher and performer, Kirstie Simson. This is Kirstie’s first time in Belfast so is a wonderful opportunity for local dancers. Saturday 9th October Crescent Arts Centre 10.30 – 13.00 £10 – Book here Numbers limited to small group due to Covid restrictions.  […]

New Prodance season – September to December 2021

Curated by Ryan O’Neill, Maiden Voyage Prodance returns for Autumn/Winter 2021 with a range of Contemporary, Ballet and Conditioning sessions. Following a consultation with regular particpants we will be offering six online classes via zoom and six live classes at the Crescent Arts Centre. Online classes are only available to block book and you will […]

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