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Letter from Peter & Miki

  Welcome to IMC’s inaugural Curator’s Circle E-Newsletter! We are thrilled to be able to provide you with our new quarterly communication aimed at providing our most cherished supporters with behind the scenes happenings. In the 38 years Island Moving Company has been part of Newport and the broader Rhode Island community, we have been fortunate to […]


GAMM THEATRE TO HOST NEWPORT CONTEMPORARY BALLET COMPANY (Newport, RI) –   Island Moving Company announces Convergence,  an evening of contemporary ballet featuring the restaging of Modern Dance legend Jose Limón’s 1958 masterpiece Mazurkas and the world premiere of commissioned works by Tina Kay Bohnstedt and Danielle Genest. Performances are scheduled for May 10 and 11 […]

REVIEW: A collection of styles in Island Moving Company’s ‘A Collection of Attitudes’

A collection of styles in Island Moving Company’s ‘A Collection of Attitudes’ Rosecliff Mansion, Newport, Rhode Island. March 9, 2019. When it comes to programming a multi-work dance performance, what does “diversity” mean? How might artistic directors create it — skillful selection of various contributing choreographers, multiple other collaborators, effective use of theme, et cetera? […]

All You Need Is Love – FRIENDRAISER

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE! Please join Island Moving Company for a friendraiser with dinner parties hosted by IMC’s closest friends followed by a Woodstock inspired dance party. SATURDAY, APRIL 13TH DINNERS AND DANCE PARTY PRIVATELY HOSTED DINNERS 6 – 8pm DANCE PARTY WITH OPEN BAR @ The Deck 1 Waites Wharf 8:30 – 11:30pm Individual […]

Convergence at the Gamm Theatre – Tickets on sale now!

TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR IMC’s CONVERGENCE Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11 7:30pm each night at The Gamm Theatre Island Moving Company, Newport’s professional, contemporary ballet company, presents Convergence at the Gamm Theatre, a mixed repertory show featuring Jose Limon’s “Mazurkas” and a world premiere by choreographer Tina Bohnstedt, along with Miki Ohlsen’s 2018 […]

IMC’s Jr. Co. presents “Carnival of the Animals”

The Junior Company of Newport’s Island Moving Co. will present the charming work, “Carnival of the Animals,” at the Island Moving Co. studio on Sunday, February 17th at 2:30 and 3:30pm.  The “Carnival of the Animals” is Directed by Brooke DiFrancesco and choreographed by Christine Sandorfi. A Lion, two Hens, a Donkey, a Tortoise and other assorted […]

Ten Things you Probably Didn’t Know About the Newport Nutcracker

Island Moving Company’s: The Nutcracker Ten Things you Probably Didn’t Know By Cecilia Lacouture The Nutcracker show is traditionally put on by the Island Moving Company every year, and it is thought to be just as enchanting as The Boston Ballet Nutcracker. The show encompasses beautiful dancing and costuming. Dancers rehearse for the show starting in September, […]

Island Moving Co. to feature international choreographers

By The Newport Daily News staff Posted Oct 17, 2018 at 6:21 PM http://www.newportri.com/news/20181017/island-moving-co-to-feature-international-choreographers NEWPORT — An upcoming series of contemporary ballet performances by the Island Moving Co. will feature choreographers from Italy, Puerto Rico and Newport. The show — titled “Far to Near: Choreography. Closer.” — is designed to showcase the company’s 13 nationally […]