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 […]
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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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
The Company’s recent Opening Weekend at Rosecliff received a glowing review today, posted on the dancer website Dance Informa. Opening Weekend included sold out performances of Mother Goose and two evening shows featuring new works by Rodney Rivera, Danielle Genest and Miki Ohlsen. We were thrilled to have all of the choreographers on the program […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
For the past 2 days, Island Moving Co. dancers and Directors have been rehearsing in Southampton to celebrate the town’s 375th Anniversary. The performance, based on IMC’s Open for Dancing model, will premier outside and travel through the center of Southampton, incorporating stories from the town’s rich history. IMC has invited Southampton community members to get […]
IMC Nuit Blanche sneak peek Just a little sneak peek of what’s to come during IMC’s fabulous gala at the highest point in Newport, RI. Join us for the 2015 Nuit Blanche: Cote d’Azur! Get your tickets, before it’s too late!