Entries by imcoffice

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 […]

Dancing into the Jazz Age

Island Moving Co’s Nuit Blanche is inspired this year by the Paris Jazz Age. The dancers will bring their magic to the lawns and Sunken Garden of The Elms, where patrons will mingle with Harry Houdini, Scott and Zelda and other characters from that amazing era. Music spills forth, performances enchant, and the evening ends with […]

From Kazakhstan With Love

We’re home all in one piece from our two week tour of three cities in Kazakhstan.  Join us for visuals, voices and vodka at the Jamestown Arts Center on Wednesday, May 18 at 7pm.  We’re show you our schopkas and entertain you with tales of folk dances, wonderful people and fermented camel’s milk.  Free!  RSVP […]

Support for our Education Programs

Island Moving Co has received two significant grants recently to support our programs for kids.  The Frederick Prince Memorial Fund at Newport Hospital continues its seminal support for our after school Pell School ballet class with a grant of $7500.  And the Newport County Fund at the RI Foundation has come back with a grant […]