There are many ways we can engage with you and the groups you are working with. We do this through workshops or tailored partnership programmes where we design dance activity to suit the interest, ability and age of your group. Our long-standing learning and participation programmes include The Belfast Movement Group, Seasonal Somatics and Repertory workshops.
Join us one Saturday each month to cmove outdoors and connect body, landscape and nature in a 1.5 hour session. Led by Sandy Cuthbert the sessions are held in a different outdoor park location each month. For dates and session information book here.
BELFAST MOVEMENT CHOIR
The Belfast Movement Choir is an all-female intergenerational project that brings different communities together to share positive social, educational and health benefits. Current groups include adult session on Mondays from 1030-noon in Crescent Arts Centre and mother and daughter 6-7pm Templemore East Belfast.
Here are example of film work created during and after Covid with Belfast movement Choir participants.
Maiden Voyage are very grateful to Paul Hamlyn Foundation for Explore and Test funding to develop the Belfast Movement Choir from 2019-2022 and to Bank of Ireland Begin Together for funding sessions Oct 022- June 23.
‘I am SO privileged to be part of this wonderful group in expressing their interpretation of life through music and movement. I have found the whole experience liberating, thought provoking and thoroughly enjoyable.’
Belfast Movement Choir Participant
‘The benefits from projects that focus on people, their needs, perhaps insecurities, help build confidence and self-esteem is incalculable. How do you put a price on transforming a person’s inner vision of themselves, someone who has taken a risk, embraced something new and found themselves with a new element to their life, new friends, new skills?
Outreach & Development Officer, Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts
Maiden Voyage lead workshops for schools and community groups alongside our touring programme. Workshops provide participants with an insight into the Company’s work and are closely linked to the current repertory. Participants will learn original movement vocabulary from the production, along with the opportunity to explore some of the choreographic processes used in the production’s creation.