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Open for Dancing 2017

September 20, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Recurring daily
9:00 AM
performances are free and open to the public, participation in the event is $150/adults, $75/students
Location: Island Moving Company
3 Charles Street
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 847-4470

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Newport's Island Moving Company presents Open for Dancing 2017, September 20-24, 2017.

This year, the sites and artists are:
Molly Scott - Advanced Southern Redoubt - The "Lost Fortress" - Lincoln Drive, Fort Adams, Newport, RI
Thom Dancy - Greenvale Vineyards - 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, RI
Teresa Fellion- Ballard Park - 21 Hazard Road, Newport, RI

Participation fee is $30 per day / 5 day
Saturday & Sunday Performances are FREE and Open to the public

Performance schedule:
Saturday, September 23
2pm – Ballard Park, Fort Adams
3pm and 4pm – Ballard Park, Fort Adams and Greenvale Vineyards
5pm – Greenvale Vineyards

Sunday, September 24
2pm – Fort Adams, Greenvale Vineyards
3pm and 4pm – Fort Adams, Greenvale Vineyards, Ballard Park
5pm – Ballard Park

We are seeking participants for this year’s festival. Participation includes being part of the creation of one of the new site specific pieces, working with the choreographer, the collaborating artist, dancers of the Island Moving Company and other community company members for three days at your site. It also includes stretch, yoga and master classes with the choreographers and evening events such as an opening night party and the Friday artists panel, where the artists tell about their creative adventures and answer questions about their process. For adults, the five day festival participation fee is $150; for students $75. Commitment to the entire 5 day creative adventure is required.
Photo Credit: Alexander Nesbitt

Open for Dancing 2017
  • September 20, 2017 - September 24, 2017
  • Island Moving Company
  • performances are free and open to the public, participation in the event is $150/adults, $75/students
  • Recurring daily