Movement Research
Founded in 1978, Movement Research is one of the world's leading laboratories for the investigation of dance and movement-based forms. Movement Research values 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.

Videos from Movement Research

Movement Research 04:04 Performing Arts

A dance performance from Brooklyn-based artist and dancer K.J. Holmes.

Movement Research 03:59 Performing Arts

A performance from Korean dancer Jin Young Choi.

Movement Research 03:25 Performing Arts

A performance from NYC-based dancer Erik Thurmond.

Movement Research 04:00 Performing Arts

Bodies on the Brink
Sculptures, Direction, Choreography: Ximena Garnica & Shige Moriya
LEIMAY Ensemble Performers: Krystel Copper, Derek DiMartini, Mario Galeano, Andrea Jones

Movement Research 04:02 Performing Arts

Video Vixen (formerly known as Video Ho)
Choreographer and performer: Ogemdi Ude
In collaboration with: Selah Hampton
Music: "Slow Motion" by Juvenile and Soulja Slim

Movement Research 04:02 Performing Arts

Una mirada desde la alcantarilla
Choreography, performance, music and costume: Inés Terra

Movement Research 04:05 Performing Arts

UNA PROTESTA
Solo improvisation performed by David Zambrano
Music by Yva Las Vegass

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Movement Research accomplishes its mission through a range of programs that annually serve its program participants, including artists, students, and audience members. Ongoing classes and workshops are taught by artist educators and innovators; creative residencies are offered for choreographers and movement-based artists; semi-annual festivals bring together leaders in the field; and publications and public events provide artists with forums for discourse on a broad range of issues.

Movement Research’s programs are served by an infrastructure that is ready to adapt and respond to artists’ needs; a dynamic, interactive home base for experimentation and the development of new work; a creative community hub for critical dialogue; and a launch point for artist-driven initiatives. They invite artist participation throughout the organization, helping to build leadership in dance and culture and ensuring that Movement Research maintains an ongoing connection with the perspectives of artists in its community. 

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