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New Board Members Join IMC

The Island Moving Co Board of Directors has experienced a significant expansion this season, thanks to the work of Mary Clare O’Grady’s energetic Governance Committee.  At the last meeting, Kristie Feroce, whose background is in finance, and Bill Martin, longtime supporter and Partner for Dance, were welcomed onto the Board.  Recently, Kayleigh Melroy, a physical […]

Nutcrackers for everybody!

This year, in celebration of our 15th year of Nutcracker, we are adding a special students’ schooltime matinee for the second and third graders of the Middletown Public Schools on Wednesday, November 23rd.  We will again be welcoming the Pell School third graders to Rosecliff the day before through the generosity of David and Leslie […]

Newport Nutcracker Open Rehearsal Scheduled for Veteran’s Day 2016

Before Island Moving Company’s Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff opens the Friday after Thanksgiving, IMC will allow the general public to see how the performance comes together, with a Free Open Rehearsal on Friday, November 11 at 12:30pm.  Our professional dancers and members of our younger “kids cast” will be rehearsing various sections of the Nutcracker for all […]

Second Star Premieres

Miki Ohlsen’s spectacular Peter Pan story, told on the docks of Fort Adams and the decks of the Oliver Hazard Perry, opens on September 8th.  Second Star to the Right: A Tale of Hook and Pan, features a raucous cast of skateboarders, paddleboarders, Lost Boys, Pirate Kings and Queens and of course the dancers of […]

Dancing in Neverland

The Island Moving Co dancers and our Neverland Band met in the studio for our first rehearsal together today. Second Star on the Right opens September 8th and it is going to be amazing. Lauren and Christine have been working on the silks, hung from the rigging of the Oliver Hazard Perry and Eileen Stoops […]

NE Monthly Features IMC

Glossy magazine New England Monthly has devoted a large part of its August issue to the dancers of the Island Moving Co.  An article about our summer season, and a full spread of photos from the Nuit Blanche, plus the cover (!) all illuminate the Company’s part in the cultural landscape. You can pick up […]

Farewell to all our Great Friends

A fabulous 7th annual Great Friends Dance Festival just wrapped up — stellar performances by our resident company Owen/Cox Dance Group from Kansas City and all our guests, part of the oath, Ballet des Ameriques, Nomad Contemporary Ballet, Sundance and BodyStories.  A wonderful camaraderie marked this Festival and the Big Piece, Three Fables, choreographed by […]

Great Friends Dance Festival 2nd Week

Join us at the Great Friends Meeting House for our second week of performances featuring part of the oath from Providence, Nomad Contemporary Ballet from New York and Owen/Cox, our brilliant resident company from Kansas City.  We were thrilled to host Ballet des Ameriques and BodyStories, both from New York, for our opening week.  Come […]

Nuit Blanche at The Elms

Over 300 guests joined the Island Moving Co dancers and a guest artist crew of actors, sketch artists and musicians, for a stunning evening of performance and dancing at The Elms.  The Company’s fifth Nuit Blanche was framed spectacularly by the stately mansion and expansive gardens of the Bellevue Avenue mansion.  Auctioneer Emlen Drayton raised […]