Richard Move, Ph.D.

Richard Move, Ph.D.

Fellow: Awarded 2023
Field of Study: Choreography

Competition: US & Canada

 Richard Move, Ph.D., M.F.A. is a TED Fellow, NYPL Dance Research Fellow, Director of MoveOpolis! and Assistant Arts Professor at NYU. Move’s choreographic commissions include productions for Mikhail Baryshnikov/White Oak Dance Project, the Martha Graham Dance Company, New York City Ballet Principal, Heléne Alexopoulos, and PARADIGM – Carmen De Lavallade, Gus Solomons, Jr. and Dudley Williams.

Move’s site-specific works include creations for the Cannes Film Festival, European Capital of Culture/France, Guggenheim Museum/New York, Asian Civilizations Museum/Singapore, Parrish Art Museum, and a bus station in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Move’s Herstory of the Universe@Governors Island was named “Best Dance of 2021” by The New York Times.

In 2022, Move choreographed Snow White for the Theater Company of the Larino Prison in Italy, with director Giandomenico Sale.  Move’s works as filmmaker include: Bardo – Jury Prize nominee at the Dance on Camera Festival; BloodWork: The Ana Mendieta Story – National Board of Review Award; GhostLight – Tribeca Film Festival premiere, and GIMP – The Documentary, Dance on Camera Festival premiere.  Martha@…, Move’s performances as Martha Graham, received two New York Dance and Performance Awards and tours globally.  Upcoming publications include “Two Portraits, One Persona,” in the catalogue, Border Crossings: Exile and American Dance.

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