On The Verge – May 16th at the Casinos

See Island Moving Co.’s 2015 repertoire at our annual spring show in the beautiful Casino Theatre, Saturday May 16th, 2015.  Join us for an incredible evening of dance for dance lovers.  Come for a drink with Board members and other aficionados before the show and walk to the theatre with us at 7:30.  After the performance, which features premieres by John-Mark Owen and Company member Shane Farrell, join the dancers for a convivial dinner at the Canfield House.
Our repertory also includes Spencer Gavin Hering’s electric “ism” duets, Glen Lewis’ breezy Image de Vida and Miki Ohlsen’s soaring La Tierra Giro, which premiered at Rosecliff in March.
Performance only is $25; drinks at 6pm and the performance is $55 and the full evening with dinner included is $80.  Get more details and buy your tickets here.

Paris Raffle Winner Announced!

At a crowded and fun celebration at Hope on Broadway, the winning ticket was chosen (with drumroll) for our annual raffle for a trip to Paris.  Casey Hansel, sister of one of our Junior Company dancers, won the trip and Dennis McCarthy took home second prize: tickets to our fabulous Nuit Blanche on July 10th. We raised almost $20,000 which is vital to our preparations for a busy spring schedule. Merci milles fois to all of our ticket sellers. You are the best!

Joining the Volvo Ocean Race Celebration

The IMC dancers will be part of the huge celebration of the sailors of the Volvo Ocean Race on May 13th at Fort Adams.  We’ll be performing on the inner Fort stage at 7:15pm, just before a NewportFilm showing.  We’re thrilled to be part of this significant event for Newport and thank Sail Newport for including us.

An Intimate Evening at the Little Compton Community Center

The dancers bring an intimate evening of duets, solos and trios to the stage at the charming Little Compton Community Center, on the Common in LC, May 2nd at 6pm.  Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served and audience members will have a chance to mingle with the performers after the show. Tickets are only $15 for this magical evening. Call 401 635-2400 or visit the LCCC website for tickets.

Mother Goose goes to Little Compton

Glen & Lauren LCC LuLoThe dancers visited the Little Compton Community Center Sunday, March 15th and presented Mother Goose in the Center’s lovely little second floor theatre.  About 60 audience members, ranging in age from -1 to +65 enjoyed tales of Bo Peep and the Woman from France.  At the end of the performance, Lisa Reimer’s Mother Goose invited all on stage for some group dance time. The performance was sponsored by our patron Randal Poirier, whose Independence Financial Partners is based just across the Common from the Center.BoPeep & sheep LCC LuLo

A Collection of Attitudes

One week to go for our Opening Weekend at Rosecliff.  Miki and the dancers comb through the details of Colin Connor’s “Everything is Closer Than It Appears” in preparation for our Saturday night rep show, A Collection of Attitudes.  Don’t miss it!  We’ve lowered ticket prices this year — all is revealed here.  And, for the young at heart, 3 performances of Mother Goose that weekend too!

Colin Connor in the House

CConnor Rehearsing 3 2.15 webCalifornia choreographer Colin Connor has been in the studio for these cold days, working on his new full company piece, Everything is Closer Than It Appears.  The piece premieres at Rosecliff in A Collection of Attitudes, IMC’s season opener on March 7th.  Join us for a beautiful evening of dance, drinks and friends; tickets here.

Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig Rescheduled for March

Gwendolyn in arabesquePoor Gwendolyn was a victim of the blizzard on WinterFest weekend.  The Junior Company will present the ballet, with reading of David Ira Rottenberg’s charming story by Lisa Reimer, on Saturday, March 21st at 2 & 3pm.  We will honor all tickets purchased for the original February 15th performance, as well as WinterFest bracelets, which fetch a $1 discount.  Purchase tickets now and join us for a Graceful afternoon at the IMC studios!