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Fort Adams State Park
Fort Adams Road
Newport RI


FLIGHT OF STEPS 2002
Performances begin at 630pm

SATURDAY, JUNE 29
A great evening with two of Rhode Island's top companies. The Island Moving Co. and Providence's Everett Dance Theatre. Everett is a nationally renowned modern dance company with strong ties to its Providence community through programs presented at its Carriage House Theatre. The Everett dancers will perform Suite of Balls from their signature work, The Science Project. Island Moving Co. presents the Newport premiere of Recent Arrivals, a ballet about the immigrant experience to music by Schubert.

MONDAY, JULY 08
Experience the infectious African Puerto Rican rhythms of Lydia Perez and Yoruba 2. Lydia Perez is skilled as a dancer and singer, as well as a drummer, who has received national recognition for her championship of the bomba tradition.

JULY 19 & 20
The Island Moving Co. returns to the Fort Adams stage with two repertory programs in alternation. The shows include the Newport premieres of new ballets by Carol Somers, Colin Connor and Colleen Cavanaugh, as well as a work by Company member Alejandro Gomez, choreographing for the first time.

MONDAY, JULY 22
Adrienne Hawkins and her Impulse Dance Company will travel from Boston to perform for the first time on a Newport stage. Impulse is celebrating its thirtieth year of jazz modern fusion performances. The performance by Impulse is part of the New England States regional touring program, supported by the National Endowment for the Arts with additional support from the state arts agencies of New England. (More information and photo)

JULY 24 thru 27
The Island Moving Co. returns to the Fort Adams stage with two repertory programs in alternation. The shows include the Newport premieres of new ballets by Carol Somers, Colin Connor and Colleen Cavanaugh, as well as a work by Company member Alejandro Gomez, choreographing for the first time.

Tickets to Flight of Steps are $15, $10 for children and seniors. Flight of Steps discount packages are also available. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Island Moving Co. at 401 847-4470 or by email at imcdance@yahoo.com.

Flight of Steps is presented with generous sponsorship from the Fort Adams Trust, WJAR Channel 10, WCRI Classical 95.9FM, FIRSTFED and Pride Mortgage.


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