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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 […]

Rodney Rivera in the House

Puerto Rican choreographer Rodney Rivera has begun a new ballet for the full company which premieres at our Opening Weekend March 3 & 4th. After just one day, we are all looking forward to hearing him talk about the work in progress at our Open Rehearsal Friday, Feb 10 at 7pm at the studio at […]

Mayor Winthrop Declares Island Moving Company Day

A crowd of well wishers joined us in Washington Square to hear Newport Mayor Harry Winthrop declare January 22nd Island Moving Company Day, with Clint Clemens photos as a backdrop.  About 50 people joined dancers, Junior Company members and Board members in the studio for cake and Champagne.  Board Chair John La Rocca and Executive […]