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.

Strategic Plan

Available Downloads
Movement Research's Annual Report
Movement Research Timeline
Organizational Chart

Job Opportunities

Movement Research is now hiring a Media & Communications Manager!

Media & Communications Manager is a 20 hour/week, part-time hourly position at Movement Research.
+ Compensation is $18/hour.
+ Employee contribution 403(b) plan is available.
+ Employee receives free access to Movement Research classes and selected workshops.
+ Schedule is anticipated to be 4 days per week in the office.
+ For the full position description and how to apply click here!

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interviews to take place the weeks of July 3 and 10, 2018

Position starts the week of July 30, 2018

Intern with Movement Research

Movement Research accepts internship applications on an ongoing basis. Read more here.

Board of Directors



Moriah Evans

Performance Journal Editor-in-Chief

Lauren Bakst

Performance Journal Managing Editor

Amelia Bande

Critical Correspondence Co-Editor

Tess Dworman

Critical Correspondence Co-Editor


Advisory Boards

Artists of Color Council (AoCC)

Artist Advisory Council

Advisory Board

Wendell Beavers

David Dorfman

Simone Forti

Cynthia Hedstrom

Bill T. Jones

Daniel Lepkoff

Mary Overlie

Steve Paxton

Yvonne Rainer

Jim Staley