Newport Dance Festival 2019

Newport Dance Festival (formerly Great Friends Dance Festival) is back this July with eight nights of dance, featuring five visiting dance companies from around the globe! Newport Dance Festival July 14 - 21 The Lawn @ St. Michael's …

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Newport Dance Festival (formerly Great Friends Dance Festival) is back this July with eight nights of dance, featuring five visiting dance companies from around the globe!

Newport Dance Festival

July 14 - 21

The Lawn @ St. Michael's Country Day School

180 Rhode Island Avenue, Newport

6:00pm - Doors open & Live Music begins

6:45pm - Choreographer “Talk-Forward” Q&A

7:00pm - Show begins (runs 90 minutes)

Ticket options:

1 Ticket - $30

2 Tickets - $50

Student & Military Ticket - $22

5 Flex Tickets - $100

Children 12 & under - FREE

Purchase tickets at bit.ly/IMCDanceFestTix2019

Picnics, blankets, & lawn chairs are suggested to enjoy world-class dance in a relaxed, community setting.

Each night's show will begin with an Etude, a short piece that is choreographed by one of the festival choreographers during the day, and performed with a group of self-selected festival dancers that same night.

Dancers attending IMC’s pre-professional summer intensive will also perform each night of the festival.

Featured Dance Companies:

Island Moving Company - Newport, RI

Thomas/Ortiz Dance - New Canaan, CT

Breathing Art Company - Bari, Italy

Ballet Dallas - Dallas, TX

Matthew Westerby Company - New York, NY

Trainor Dance - New York, NY

CONTINUUM Contemporary/Ballet - New York, NY

Pieces presented by IMC at the festival will include works by Artistic Director Miki Ohlsen, Associate Artistic Director Danielle Genest, company dancer Glen Lewis and choreographers Rodney Rivera and Colin Connor

Purchase tickets at bit.ly/IMCDanceFestTix2019

A big thank you to Bank Newport for sponsoring Opening Night, Sunday, July 14 & to St. Michael's Country Day School for hosting us!

Event Dates
Sunday, July 14, 2019 through Sunday, July 21, 2019
Event time
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost / donation
1 Ticket - $30 2 Tickets - $50 Student & Military Ticket - $22 5 Flex Tickets - $100 Children 12 & under - FREE
Contact
Shauna Maguire,
info@islandmovingco.
org, 401-840-4470