Movement Research gratefully acknowledges public support from the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency); the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; Materials for the Arts, (a program of NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC Department of Sanitation, and NYC Department of Education); and Manhattan Borough President’s Office Community Grants. Movement Research also gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions of private support from the Capezio/Ballet Makers Dance Foundation, Inc; Davis/Dauray Family Fund; Emma A. Sheafer Charitable Trust; Foundation for Contemporary Arts; The Harkness Foundation for Dance; the James E. Robison Foundation; Jerome Foundation; the Lambent Foundation; the Mertz Gilmore Foundation; the Yellow House Fund of Tides Foundation; from MRX partners Austrian Cultural Forum New York and Dance Ireland; and from all of the dear Friends of Movement Research, who contribute financial support, labor and love.
Thanks always to the staff and congregation of Judson Church for the use of the space. Judson continues to be a beacon for free spirits in the arts and politics and a leader among progressive faith communities in the city and nation for over 100 years. Special thanks to Danspace Project and A.R.T./New York. Additional thanks to The Joyce for their generous donation of ongoing meeting space. Many thanks to Gibney Dance Center for their partnership in hosting the Studies Project series. Special thanks to East Village Dance Project and Goh Productions, owners and operators of Avenue C Studio.
Enormous gratitude to Frances Alenikoff (1920-2012), owner and founder of Eden’s Expressway, and to her family, for her continuing belief in the mission of Movement Research and for keeping alive Frances’s spirited example of what lifelong artistry is. Frances, you are missed!