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Island Moving Co.
Artist: Island Moving Co.
PO Box 746, 
Newport,  RI 02840

Telephone: 401/847-4470
Fax: 401/846-2902
Email: info@islandmovingco.org
Artist Category: Dance
Artist Type: Education


Island Moving Co. is a professional, classically trained contemporary ballet company located in Newport, RI. In addition to its reputation of presenting world-class dance locally and on tour, the company is known for its work in area schools, having created critically acclaimed residencies through the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Artists in Residency program for over twenty years. Miki Ohlsen, Island Moving Co.'s Artistic Director, has led the development of their participatory programs that include "Text into Movement", "Introduction to Creative Movement" and "Team Building and Leadership Movement Workshop". All residency planning and teaching is done by IMC's company dancers under the direction of Miki Ohlsen.

Artist's Website: www.islandmovingco.org



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