Company auditions

Island Moving Company’s NEW YORK AUDITION

Audition: Ballet class, Choreography and Island Moving Company Rep
Saturday, January 13
Registration ~ 3pm
Auditions ~ 4-6pm
Audition at Steps on Broadway
2121 Broadway @ 74th St., NY, NY 10023

Fee: $20. Please provide resume and headshot.

Pre-Registration is closed.   Register in person at Studio 1 on the main floor of Steps 3:30pm. 

Cash/Check/Credit Cards welcome

The 4:00 Audition will be downstairs in Annex 1.

Professional contracts available for male & female dancers.
Strong classical ballet, modern & contemporary technique and partnering experience required.

Contract period January 24 – July 2018 (18 weeks) and June 2018 – July 2018 (7 weeks)
Regular Contract Period September 2018 – July 2019 (30 weeks annually)

Season includes repertory performances and touring nationally and internationally.

Contact Associate Artistic Director Danielle Genest for audition requirements & additional information or 401-847-4470

Island Moving Co. is a classically trained contemporary ballet company based in Newport, RI, which produces new dance works through a collaborative creative process. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Miki Ohlsen, the Company has produced and presented dances for 36 years by a diverse group of choreographers, working with musicians, poets, and visual artists.

Island Moving Company resides in beautiful Newport, RI, with its bustling waterfront, year-round festivals and events, historical mansion and lively eateries. The IMC dancers work in spacious studios in the heart of this famed home of musicians, artists and dancers, creating new and innovative nationally recognized work.


Please contact Associate Artistic Director Danielle Genest for audition requirements & additional information or 401-847-4470


Auditions are ongoing; please contact us for more information.

Please send your resume, head shot and your YouTube links of Classical and Contemporary partnering footage. You will then be contacted with information on how to make an appointment to take class and spend the day working with the company. An audition is necessary.

Materials can be emailed to or mailed directly to:

Island Moving Co.
PO Box 746
Newport, RI 02840-4192

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Auditions for the 2016 performance of the Nutcracker at Rosecliff will be held September 17.