About Us

Mission Statement

movement research is one of the world's leading laboratories for the investigation of dance and movement-based forms. Valuing the individual artist, their creative process and their vital role within society, Movement Research is dedicated to the creation and implementation of free and low-cost programs that nurture and instigate discourse and experimentation. Movement Research strives to reflect the cultural, political and economic diversity of its moving community, including artists and audiences alike.

Annual Report

Download Movement Research's Annual Report for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011: click here.

Town Hall Meeting

Movement Research Town Hall meeting
November 2013 (date and location TBA)
Join us for the annual Movement Research Town Hall meeting, an opportunity to participate in a lively discussion of current artists’ concerns. Each year, the Artist Advisory Council identifies a topic of interest in the community that speaks to the present moment. Be there when we come together to share stories, thoughts and opinions in conversation. Check the website for more information.

Strategic Plan

This three year Strategic Plan establishes goals from Movement Research in Fiscal Years 2008-2010.  The plan was developed over a three-year period by the Board of Directors under the direction of former Executive Director Carla Peterson (2002-2006).  A draft of the plan was written in summer 2006 by Peterson and staff.  The plan was finalized and published in summer 2007 under Executive Director Barbara Bryan.

Download the Executive Summary.

Download the Movement Research Timeline.

Download the Full Plan.

Organizational Chart

Download the Organizational Chart.

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upcoming classes & workshops

  • Barbara Mahler
    April 24
    Thursday 10:00 am-12:00 pm
    A Re-Education - Klein Technique
  • Gwen Welliver
    April 24
    Thursday 10:00 am-12:00 pm
    Morning Class
  • Janet Panetta
    April 24
    Thursday 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
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upcoming performances & events

  • Open Performance
    April 29, 7:00pm
    Moderated by Ivy Baldwin*
    Meghan Frederick/Jenny Bennett, Elke Rindfleisch, Anna Smith
  • Festival
    May 2, 8:00pm
    The Movement Research Festival Spring 2014
    Curated by Jennifer Monson, Alicia Ohs, Jill Sigman, and Tatyana Tenenbaum
  • Movement Research At The Judson Church
    May 5, 8:00pm
    Jeanine Durning*, Deborah Hazler†, Phoebe Morris, Saúl Ulerio**
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