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.

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Board of Directors



mayfield brooks

Performance Journal Co-Editor-in-Chief

Joshua Lubin-Levy

Performance Journal Co-Editor-in-Chief

John Arthur Peetz

Performance Journal Managing Editor

Moriah Evans

Performance Journal Editorial Director

Leslie Cuyjet

Critical Correspondence Co-Editor

Anh Vo

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

Steve Paxton

Yvonne Rainer

Jim Staley

Mary Overlie (In Memoriam)