Author: Penny Caffrey

Dorivalda Filipe

I am a creative/dance professional, currently working on improving my versatility skills and expanding my dance career. I am passionate about helping people and leaving a positive impact wherever I go, through dance and/or as a person. My favourite thing about the course: Getting to know people that share the same experience as me (common […] read more

Nadia Anim

I am a performer and theatre maker based in Liverpool. It’s been a pleasure working on Movema’s Water Tiger project as music producer and costume designer. I am passionate about Storytelling, particularly stories related to diverse backgrounds outside of trauma as a person of colour. I like to incorporate music, movement and games in these […] read more

Water Tiger

Liverpool Chinese New Year Workshops and Performance Group Movema’s community group are performing for our 13th annual Chinese New Year Festival in Liverpool Chinatown. This year will be bigger and better as we are celebrating two years in one! Water Tiger, funded by ACE (Arts Council England), and Liverpool City Council, will be part of the city wide celebration […] read more

International Dance Masterclasses

Aleasandra Seutin launched our International Dance Masterclass series sharing West African Dance based on Germaine Acogny Technique, as well as repertoire from Vocab and Boy Breaking Glass. The workshop day also opened Spread Your Wings, Movema’s Black History Month programme. The masterclasses are part of Movema’s new associate artist development programme Wildfire Rising, a programme […] read more

Black History Month

Spread Your Wings Spread your wings is a programme that Movema designed in response to the Black Lives Matter movement 2020, a response to create a platform for black communities and dance artists to be celebrated, listened to and supported. With the ambition of creating and developing channels of communication for ongoing support, networking and […] read more

Africa Oyé Family Day

Chamajama: Africa Oyé family party Sunday 12th September 2021 at District & Yard, Liverpool. There are TWO FREE PARTIES throughout the day. The first will be held 12pm – 3pm, and the second 4pm – 7pm. (Doors 15 mins before). This event is FREE, however to guarantee yourself entry make sure you grab a ticket: […] read more

Everybody Dance Now – Filwood Project

Everybody Dance Now is a partnership between  Movema, Rise Youth Dance and Filwood Community Centre in Knowle West, Bristol. The project aims were getting the community active, making new connections, building new skills, whilst encouraging positivity and pride in the local area. The project was one of four ‘Dance Connects’ artist residencies awarded by Bristol Dance Futures and […] read more

Covid Statement

Throughout the pandemic, Movema has taken a low-risk approach in keeping our team, participants and audiences safe. Whilst our staff have worked hard to deliver our classes and projects successfully online over the past year, we recognise the value of our communities reconnecting physically. In the coming months, we will be working as a team […] read more

New Fitness Factory Classes

Announcing an exciting new partnership with the Invisible Wind Factory Rollerdrome!! Movema will be one of the new collaborators at the Fitness Factory, which melds getting fit and feeling good, with the high-tech, artistic, immersive experiences that the IWF Team is known for! We’ll be commencing with Undulating Rhythms African Dance with Ithalia Forel and Wild […] read more