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    Open For Dancing 2017

    Presented by at Fort Adams

    September 20 - September 24, 2017

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    Open For Dancing 2017

    Open for Dancing 2017 is the seventh Open for Dancing festival mounted by IMC.  This year, the sites and artists are:

    Ballard Park Quarry Meadow

    • Choreographer: Teresa Fellion
    • Collaborating artists: Elizabeth Woodhouse and Alicia Ruggiero


    Greenvale Vineyards

    • Choreographer: Thom Dancy
    • Collaborating artist: Lisa Reimer


    The Redoubt at Fort Adams

    • Choreographer: Mary Scott
    • Collaborating artist: Jarrad Powell


    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. 

    Fort Adams

    90 Fort Adams Drive
    Newport, RI 02840

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    Admission Info:

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

    Phone: 401-847-4470

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