December Sunday Session

Sunday Session audience

Last Sunday Session of 2008!

7th December @ 7pm

In the Echo Echo Dance Studio

The Sunday Session is a cutting edge, uncensored open space to share new short pieces and improvisations of dance, poetry, performance, singing, voice, music, movement, action theatre, comedy, clowning, or a concoction.

The studio creates an intimate supportive performance space and holds an audience of about 40 people.

The performances last from 1 min to 12 mins maximum.

Admission £3, for performers it is free.

Please contact the office for more information or to be put onto the programme this month. People can also turn up on the night (latest 6.45pm) to be registered on the programme.

If you have never been to a Sunday Session but would like to maybe take part in the future just come as an audience member and enjoy the unique and surprising variety of this month's programme.


Please note there will be no Sunday Session in January but it will return on 1st February 2009.

Echo Echo on BBC Lifeline



BBC Northern Ireland's November Lifeline programme will feature a short segment on Echo Echo and it's work with youth dance, specifically addressing the new Youth Dance Development course- Making Moves- that has just started.

Production company, Network Media, filmed Daring Feet Youth Dance in action and interviewed some staff and participants.


If you would like to watch the programme, it will be on air:

BBC One (NI) on Sunday 23rd November at 4.55pm

BBC One (NI) on Monday 24th November at 10.35pm


BBC Two (NI) on Wednesday 26th November at 2pm





Making Moves sessions in schools underway


Making Moves: Choose a Direction

Making Moves

This Youth Dance Development Course run by Echo Echo in partnership with The University of Ulster, is officially underway.

The project's first stage is to offer secondary schools across Northern Ireland the opportunity to benefit from FREE dance introductory sessions. The first session began on Monday 17th November in Holy Cross College, Strabane. There will be 7 more sessions in the coming fortnight in schools in Derry, Antrim, Magherafelt, Limavady, Portstewart and Belfast.

Once these sessions are complete, Echo Echo will focus on organising the following Easter and Summer courses. These will be taught by Echo Echo tutors as well as international artists.

Anyone aged between 16 and 18 years old are eligible to participate and those who complete the summer course in August will gain accreditation from the University of Ulster's School of Creative Arts.

FULL DETAILS are on the Making Moves webpage.

Funding for the Youth Dance Development Course has been provided by the Clore Duffield Foundation through its Clore Performing Arts Awards. 


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