Dance company moves public
classes to LIPA
LOCAL, award winning dance company
Movema are relocating their popular world dance classes to the state of the art
facilities at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA).
From March 2017 classes will run Monday and Wednesday evenings and include
African, Bollywood, Yoga and their signature class 'World Fusion',
developed by LIPA Alumna and previous Lecturer and Movema Co-Director Penny
Co-Director and teacher of African dance Ithalia Forel says:- "Liverpool
dance enthusiasts will LOVE taking our exciting classes in these amazing
Movema moved into their own premises at Cain's Brewery following a
successful Kickstarter campaign, but the Cain's landlords have not renewed their
contract and they will have to leave in March 2017.
Co-Director Maria Malone says:- "We are very disappointed at the decision,
however we are determined to keep up our great work and we are extremely happy
to move on to bigger and better premises to continue our great work in the
Movema and LIPA have a long history of successful partnership. They jointly
deliver dance sessions on Mental Health wards for Merseycare NHS Foundation
Trust, Movema directors work as visiting lecturers and the institute has been
the host venue for their master class programme with international artists since
2015. The new LIPA Primary School was the 1st school to introduce the
company's learning resource 'World in a Box' to their curriculum.
Co-Director Penny Caffrey says:- "There is a natural synergy between our
organizations, bringing high quality dance experiences into people's lives and
we are looking forward to working together more closely."