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New Prodance season – January to March 2022

Curated by Ryan O’Neill, Maiden Voyage Prodance returns with a range of Contemporary, Ballet and Conditioning sessions. These are in studio classes on Tuesdays from 10.00 – 11.30 am at Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast. Book here 18th January – Contemporary technique with Ryan O’Neill 25th January – Contemporary technique with Ryan O’Neill Additional classes will […]

Outdoor Seasonal Somatics for 2022

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 Saturday January 29th 10.00-11.30 Victoria Park This session will explore Connections and Authentic Movement – Book Saturday February 12th 10.00-11.30 Musgrave Park […]

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 […]

OUTDOOR SEASONAL SOMATICS

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 […]

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 […]

PRODANCE SERIES-FEBRUARY/MARCH CLASSES

Prodance February/March 2021 Classes continue with a range of conditioning, ballet and contemporary sessions. All classes remain free for NI-based professional performers out-of-work due to the pandemic. For those with means, a nominal charge of £25 applies to access live class and catch up recordings for the 12 week term. The programme is curated by […]

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 […]

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