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Dance Informa Review of “Creative Continuum”

It’s undeniable that dance doesn’t have to he performed with any kind of score to be beautiful and meaningful. Yet live music can offer another sensory level that makes experiencing live dance all the more powerful. Newport, Rhode Island-based Island Moving Company (IMC), a group of various local musicians and the Rhode Island Civic Chorale showed this to be quite true in Creative Continuum – Dances with Live Music at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence, RI.

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May 4th Open Rehearsal with Maurice Causey

Please join us on Friday, May 4th for an Open Rehearsal in preparation for our May 12th VET’s performance, Creative Continuum.

 

Enjoy an informal evening of dance at our studio.  MEET CHOREOGRAPHER MAURICE CAUSEY AND SEE A PREVIEW OF HIS NEW WORK! 

Feel free to bring your favorite beverage to share with our guests and dancers.

Open Rehearsal
FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2018
7:00pm
at the IMC Studios, 3 Charles St., 2nd Floor

This event is free but due to overwhelming turnout at previous open rehearsals, we ask you to reserve your space in advance by clicking here.

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Math made fun for Newport elementary students.

NEWPORT, R.I. — A class of second-grade students at Pell Elementary School organized themselves to form a human clock on Wednesday afternoon.

The children linked arms, skipped and jumped as some acted as the clock’s hands while others stood by the clock’s numbers, demarcated by bright red markers laid on the ground by Brooke DiFrancesco.

DiFrancesco, director of education with the Island Moving Co., is a dancer involved in the Math Into Movement curriculum. The dance company’s in-school educational program uses dance to teach math; it started in 2015.

DiFrancesco just recently took on the title of director of education after the retirement of Christine Sandorfi, but she’s been a company dancer for years and involved in the Math Into Movement program since its inception.

Click here to read more from the Newport Daily New’s article.