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 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. 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

  • Melanie Maar
    October 24
    Friday 10:00 am-12:00 pm
    Qi Gong
  • Jimena Paz
    October 24
    Friday 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
    Feldenkrais Method®
  • Janet Panetta
    October 24
    Friday 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    Ballet for Contemporary Dancers
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upcoming performances & events

  • Movement Research At The Judson Church
    October 27, 8:00pm
    Rebecca Davis, Jacob Slominski, David Zambrano
  • Open Performance
    October 28, 7:00pm
    Open Performance
    Moderated by Jen McGinn*
    Nico Brown, Andressa Furletti and Montserrat Vargas - Mouthful Annihilation, Daniel Roberts
  • Studies Projects
    November 10, 6:15pm
    Dancer as Agent
    Conceived by Cecilia Roos in partnership with Iréne Hultman
    Panelists include: Hilary Clark and Juliette Mapp
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