Richard Move and MoveOpolis!
Richard Move is Artistic Director of the transdisciplinary collective MoveOpolis! He is a TEDGlobal Oxford Fellow, Ph.D. (ABD) in Performance Studies at New York University and Assistant Professor of Drama, Theatre & Dance at Queens College, CUNY. Move’s commissions include productions for Mikhail Baryshnikov and the White Oak Dance Project, Martha Graham Dance Company, PARADIGM (Carmen DeLavallade, Gus Solomons, Jr. and Dudley Williams), Italy’s Opera Ballet of Florence, New York City Ballet’s Helene Alexopoulos, Guggenheim Museum/New York, Parrish Art Museum, European Cultural Capitol, Deborah Harry, Dame Shirley Bassey and Isaac Mizrahi. MoveOpolis! has been presented by Dance Theater Workshop, New York Live Arts, The Kitchen, Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival, SiteLines/River-to-River Festival, and on tour internationally. Move’s films include: Bardo, Jury Prize nominee at Lincoln Center’s Dance on Camera Festival, BloodWork-The Ana Mendieta Story, National Board of Review Award/Directors Guild of America, GhostLight, Tribeca Film Festival premiere and GIMP-The Documentary, Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Festival premiere. Martha@…, Move’s performances as 20th Century icon, Martha Graham, received two New York Dance and Performance Awards (Bessies) and tours globally. Martha@…The 1963 Interview, named “Best of 2011” by ARTFORUM International, Time Out and other publications, had its world premiere at New York’s Dance Theater Workshop in March, 2011 and returned for encore performances in November, 2011 at New York Live Arts. Recent Martha@… performances include MoMA – The Museum of Modern Art and the Asian Civilizations Museum in Singapore. Upcoming performances include Martha@Ravello/Italia.