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Great Etudes at the Great Friends Dance Festival

A sold out run of the Great Friends Dance Festival opened each night with an Etude, created that day by one of the visiting choreographers or dancers at the Festival.  Dancers sign up to participate and the work is created in just two hours during the day and performed at the show that night.  The […]

Great Friends in the (Meeting) House

The Great Friends Dance Festival continues this evening with performances by Island Moving Company, Missouri Contemporary Ballet, Kat Nasti Dance, Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami, Breathing Art Company and Attila Joey Csiki.  Advance coverage of the Festival in the Providence Journal last Sunday and in our own Newport Daily News. Tickets are available for the […]

Musicians, actors join Island Moving Company for art-filled Nuit Blanche

Choreographers Danielle Genest, Shane Farrell, Christine Sandorfi and Miki Ohlsen have been creating dances for the lovely and unique features of Ron Fleming’s Bellevue House garden, in preparation for Friday’s Nuit Blanche.  The dancers will be joined in the garden by musician Michael Walsh, the Seaside Shakespeare Company and singers Thomas and Joseph Burdick.  Patrons […]

Nuit Blanche Bal de Danse just weeks away!

Island Moving Company’s unique summer gala, the Nuit Blanche, highlights the most important thing of all — dancing!  The Nuit Blanche: Bal de Danse will include performances by the Island Moving Company dancers as well as guest artists among the follies, pools and new features of Ronald Lee Fleming’s famous Bellevue House gardens.  Sketch artist […]

IMC Education Programs Honored by Newport Public Education Foundation

Island Moving Company will receive Newport Public Education Foundation’s highest honor, the Noreen Stonor Drexel Partner in Education at the NPEF’s annual event on June 2nd. The award recognizes “the significant contributions the Island Moving Company has made to the students of the Newport Public Schools.” It was especially touching to find out that we […]

Green Street Studios Ballet Showcase

Island Moving Company is performing in a first-ever ballet showcase at Green Street Studios in Cambridge, MA.  Green Street is known as a lively venue for modern dance.  They are expanding and educating their audiences this season with a series of showcases of other dance forms.  This ballet showcase is their first foray and has […]

Fund for Young Dancers Studio Sleepover

An intrepid trio of moms hosted a sleepover at the Island Moving Company’s studios, presiding over a group of excited young dancers ranging in age from 8 to 16.  Miki Ohlsen led a spirited round of beachball volleyball in the large studio and there was a showing of last year’s Nutcracker on the big screen.  […]

Invited to perform at Green Street Studios

As part of Green Street Studios’ first ever ballet showcase, the Cambridge, MA presenter has invited Island Moving Company to perform there April 21 at 8pm, April 22 at 8pm and April 23 at 6pm.  The Company will be in good company, performing Rodney Rivera’s new “Memoria Y Vidria” on a program shared with Kevin […]

Wheaton College performance Saturday, February 25

Our residency at Wheaton College culminates this weekend with a performance in the College’s beautiful Weber Theatre on Saturday, February 25th at 7:30pm.  The show includes Miki’s joyful “There’s a Party in My Mind,” a new solo by Danielle Genest and Miki’s restaging of Michael Thomas’ moving “Psalms,” created in the first years of the […]