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 Meetings take place once a year every fall. Town Hall Meetings provide an opportunity to participate in a lively discussion of current artistsí 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. Join our mailing list (at right) to be notified about the next Town Hall Meeting.

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

  • John Jasperse
    October 13
    Tuesday 10:00 am-12:00 pm
    Morning Class
  • Janet Panetta
    October 13
    Tuesday 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
  • Daria Faïn
    October 13
    Tuesday 10:00 am-12:00 pm
    C O R E M O T I O N
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upcoming performances & events

  • Open Performance
    October 13, 7:00pm
    Open Performance
    Moderated by Melinda Ring**
    Chris Ferris & Dancers, Rina Espiritu, Dawn Kinstle
  • Movement Research At The Judson Church
    October 19, 8:00pm
    Melanie Greene, Molly Heller in collaboration with Netta Yerushalmy, Odeya Nini, Reyes Dance
  • Open Performance
    October 20, 7:00pm
    Open Performance
    Moderated by Camilo Godoy*
    Leanna Grennan, Kathleen Kelley, Jessica Leigh Smith
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