Movement Research seeks a qualified individual to oversee its arts-in-education program, Dance Makers in the Schools.

Movement Research mission:

Movement Research, founded in 1978, 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.

Movement Research is dedicated to supporting the employment of working…


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Position ideally starts the first week of August 2020.

The Development Position at Movement Research is a 20–25 hour/week, part-time hourly staff position. The position reports to the Executive Director and is part of the Development Team which includes a grant writing consultant and a part-time intern position. Compensation is $20/hour. and title is commensurate with experience. Employee contribution 403(b) plan is available. Employee receives free access to Movement Research classes and selected workshops. …


Anabella Lenzu, Ilona Bito, Jasmine Hearn**, Josie Bettman

The night that you stopped acting/ La noche que dejaste de actuar Choreographer and Dancer: Anabella Lenzu
Direction: Daniel Pettrow
Technology advisor: Todd Carroll
Dramaturgy: Naoko Maeshiba

The night that you stopped acting/ La noche que dejaste de actuar, questions and affirms the reality of being a creator, an artist, and a spectator. It’s a reexamination of five key pieces of my repertory as well as an investigation of the very nature of the creative process, asking: “If a work of dance is created in the here and now, what happens…


Laurel Snyder, n ï m company, Movement of the People Dance Company, Malcolm-x Betts**

To What End (study #11)
Created and performed by Laurel Snyder
Videography by Carley Santori

THE CHANGING SAME (Amiri Barka)
A conversation of three dancers and three musicians based on a shared polyrhythmic language. My Research Is A Jazz Tune. Form: A B C A Mode: A Position Of Trust Tempo: ♩ = Let Yourself Be Surprised By The Results Choreographer/Dancer: Naïma Mazic Dancers: Gabriela Burdsall and Shango Nijah Ra
Music: Vinicius Gomes (guitar), Lukas Akintaya (percussion)
Dramaturgical Advice: William Ruiz-Morales
Research: Haggai Cohen-Milo…


Zack Fuller and Emily Smith, Karen Bernard, Kevin Quiles Bonilla, Cathy Weis

Twisted from Constantly Watching Doves
Choreographer: Zack Fuller in collaboration with Emily Smith
Performers: Zack Fuller and Emily Smith
Music: Michael Evans

Videography: The Fleet NYC LLC

Longing
Creation: Karen Bernard
Performer: Karen Bernard
Technical Assistant: Olivia Palacios

Video by The Fleet NYC LLC

Through her, 2020
Doris Bonilla Ramos and Kevin Quiles Bonilla Performance

Videography: The Fleet NYC LLC

FishSticks
In FishSticks, two dedicated fishermen, Tyler Fairbanks and Cathy Weis, wrangle with a passionate fish and end up in a stalemate in hell.


This is a Movement Research Studies Project entitled: “Are Y’all Really Feeling Me?” How Black Performance moves beyond just Matter(ing) — January 22, 2020

Organized by André Daughtry with panelists: Jonathan Gonzalez, NIC Kay, Angie Pittman, Joe Tolbert Jr., Nehemoyia Young

Listen to the podcast here!

This panel intends to speak to an illegibility of the spiritual black body to predominantly white audiences in performance with artists whose work addresses an “epistemic absence” in the performance community. Noting that Experimental performance can be extremely innovative when probing the multiplicitous issues surrounding identity, guest artists will discuss how they address normative…


This Studies Project was a part of the Movement Research Festival Fall 2019: ComeUnion. It took place on December 8, 2019 at Movement Research on First Avenue in New York City.

Moderated by Ni’Ja Whitson
Panelists: Cheryl Clark, Martha Eddy, Kayvon Pourazar, and Sangeeta Vallabhan.

Listen to the podcast here!

This Studies Project explored how social injustices impact people’s lives and communities; who has access to healing and somatic practices; how we as somatics practitioners are working with offering trauma-informed approaches to our communities.
This event brought together artists and practitioners whose individual somatic and trauma-informed practices were generated from their…


Movement Research at the Judson Church

A high visibility, low-tech forum on Monday nights at Judson Memorial Church throughout the fall and spring seasons. Movement Research at the Judson Church is one of a number of MR programs intended to serve as a creative laboratory and incubator for wide-ranging artistic investigations in movement-based forms; this series is a platform for artists at various stages of their creative development.

Movement Research at the Judson Church began in 1991. Explore the archived moments below from 1997–1998.

Wendell Beavers, Movement Research at the Judson Church (1993) Photo credit: Anja Hitzenberger

Maura Bailey, Aminah Ibrahim, Paige Phillips, Athena Malloy and Connor Voss (video not shown)

Hot Spots
Choreographer: Maura Bailey in collaboration with performers
Performers: Katherine Desimine, Maddy Mikami, Andrew Smith
Music: Laurie Anderson, Aphex Twin, Eagles (music edited by Brian Gianelos) Costuming: Maura Bailey

Video by The Fleet NYC LLC

Clay bodies
Movement by Aminah Ibrahim
Sound mix by Aminah Ibrahim
Garments in collaboration with Hanan Sharifa

Video by The Fleet NYC LLC

Après moi, l’obscurité
Choreography: Paige Phillips
Sound: Liam Ze’ev O’Connor
Materials: Evan Dawson
Performers: Celine McBride, Paige Phillips

Video by The Fleet NYC LLC


André M. Zachery/Renegade Performance Group, K.J. Holmes, He Jin Jang

Against Gravity: Flying Africans and Other Urban Legends
Choreography: André M. Zachery
Text: André M. Zachery
Music: “Captain” Bobby “Blue” Bland
Sound Mixing: André M. Zachery

Videography: The Fleet NYC LLC

excerpts of a work in progress, 900 Bees Are Humming
Created and performed by K.J. Holmes
Recorded music by cellist, Juan Ignacio Ferreras
K.J. Holmes is a dance artist who lives in Brooklyn NY. Juan Ignacio Ferreras is a cellist who lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Videography: The Fleet NYC LLC

Weekly Weakly (the 27th week)
Choreography/concept…

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