MoveOpolis! and Move It! Productions

MoveOpolis! and Move It! Productions MoveOpolis! and Move-It Productions, Inc. - Art that Moves... Performance, Media, Events & Arts Consultancy for the 21st Century.
MoveOpolis! and Move It! Productions, Inc. - A Company Directed by Richard Move, Ph.D., that produces collaborative performance and transdisciplinary art. Support the work of MoveOpolis! with a tax deductible contribution: https://www.nyfa.org/artistdirectory/ShowProject/34e4cceb-9661-4052-aee1-953f178a8b09

MoveOpolis! and Move-It Productions, Inc. - A Company Directed by Richard Move, Ph.D., that produces collaborative performance and transdisciplinary art.

Mission: MoveOpolis! Art that Moves - 21st Century Art that cultivates and educates new audiences. Under the Direction of Richard Move, Ph.D., along with a dynamic Advisory Board, MoveOpolis! provides infrastructure in service of the collective’s artistic vision, creative ventures and collaborators. The work of Mx Move/MoveOpolis! include live performance, dance, theater, film/video, special event production, literary scholarship & arts consultancy.

Check out this preview in today's New York Times! We'll see you at The House of Forbidden Flowers!
05/15/2019
Daniel Fish’s ‘White Noise’ Set for American Debut

Check out this preview in today's New York Times! We'll see you at The House of Forbidden Flowers!

The fall season at N.Y.U. Skirball Center will also include 10 interdisciplinary performance works by artists like John Kelly and Mette Ingvartsen.

Welcome to … The House of Forbidden Flowers - a new performance collaboration by Richard Move & Keng Sen Ong, featurin...
12/10/2018

Welcome to … The House of Forbidden Flowers - a new performance collaboration by Richard Move & Keng Sen Ong, featuring Francesca Harper. World Premiere commissioned by NYU Skirball. Scenic art by Gabe BC & lighting by Donalee Katz. More details to be announced! Photo by Marc Parroquín. L. to R. - Keng Sen Ong, Richard Move & Francesca Harper at Norwood Club. Exclusive Worldwide Booking - Tommy Kriegsmann, President ArKtype.

Down Under? Plz join us! Monash University / MADA ARTFORUM: “Martha@21: Sonic Bodies, Seizures and Spells.” Wed. 8/8...
08/06/2018

Down Under? Plz join us! Monash University / MADA ARTFORUM: “[email protected]: Sonic Bodies, Seizures and Spells.” Wed. 8/8 at 1pm at MADA Monash University Art Design & Architecture in Melbourne, AU. The forum examines Move's performances of Martha Graham, [email protected], now in its 21st year. Richard Move showcases the contemporary dance icon, through the evolving [email protected] events, including: [email protected] (2013), the world premiere staging of Graham’s once lost 1928 solo, Immigrant (2017), and highlights Move’s 2017 publication “[email protected] 1963 Interview – Sonic Bodies, Seizures and Spells” in the Oxford Handbook of Dance and Reenactment – an exploration of Move’s 2011 and 2014 recreation of Graham's onstage interview w/ critic Walter Terry, portrayed by Lisa Kron. Details: [email protected],-seizures-and-spells" target="_blank">https://www.monash.edu/news/events/[email protected],-seizures-and-spells We hope to see you there! Photo: Move/Graham in [email protected] (Asian Civilisations Museum)/Singapore (2014) by Lori E Seid.

AU FaCeS: Please Join Us - Performing on Screen: Films by Richard Move - Wed. 8/1 at 6 - MADA Monash University Art Desi...
07/29/2018
Performing on the Screen – The Films of Richard Move

AU FaCeS: Please Join Us - Performing on Screen: Films by Richard Move - Wed. 8/1 at 6 - MADA Monash University Art Design & Architecture- 3 of Richard Move's short films: 'BloodWork - The Ana Mendieta Story' w/ Dawn Dunning, Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Jose Munoz & Lisa Streitfeld, 'GIMP - The Documentary' featuring Heidi Latsky Dance & 'Homage to Allan Kaprow: On the Way to Un-Art' (Re-Imagined) made w/ Mickey Sanchez. We hope to see you there!

Monash Art Design & Architecture (MADA) is an open connected community. Find out how we dissolve the boundaries between disciplines and imagine real change.

06/19/2018
Night Wind Sent - Duet from The Show (Achilles Heels) by Richard Move. Performed by the Martha Graham Dance Company.

Celebrate Pride - A classic & epic love story of Greek warrior-heroes Achilles & Patroclus from The Show (Achilles Heels), performed by Martha Graham Dance Company at The Joyce Theater in ’13. Duet w/ Lloyd Mayor
as Achilles & Abdiel Cedric Jacobsen as Patroclus. Night Wind Sent by Blondie. Created, Choreographed & Directed by Richard Move. Originally commissioned & performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov & the White Oak Dance Project. Scenic Art - Nicole Eisenman. Costume Design - Pilar Limosner. Lighting Design - Les Dickert. Properties - Gia Grosso. Production Stage Manager - Donalee Katz. For full cast, credits & more excerpts, please see Vimeo. Happy Pride!

Duet performed by Lloyd Mayor as Achilles and Abdiel Jacobsen as Patroclus. The Show (Achilles Heels) Created, Choreographed and Directed by Richard Move Originally…

Richard Move  - 'Stigma, Dancing Bodies & GIMP' at TEDActive Palm Springs in 2012. "In this profoundly inspiring talk, R...
06/10/2018

Richard Move - 'Stigma, Dancing Bodies & GIMP' at TEDActive Palm Springs in 2012.

"In this profoundly inspiring talk, Richard Move fights stigma through dance ... that invites dancers with disabilities to express themselves and confront audiences." - TED Archive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9yD9A0gHV8

03/30/2018
Singapore - [email protected] - Richard Move in "Tragedia di Martha Graham del Periodo Greco"

April Fools Day-The 17th Deathiversary of Martha Graham. Despite forensic evidence, Graham/Move was recently seen at Singapore's ACM (Asian Civilisations Museum) dancing amidst the world’s finest Asian antiquities...

[email protected] Richard Move/Martha Graham - the 20th Century icon live at the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore. Responding to the ancient antiquities and the…

Announcing book launch: Ally-Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin & Stephen Petronio, featuring Richard Move's essay, God Save Pe...
02/20/2018

Announcing book launch: Ally-Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin & Stephen Petronio, featuring Richard Move's essay, God Save Petronio! - In the Paradise of First Grace… A stunning 208 pages w/ 100 color plates, documenting the Fabric Workshop and Museum’s radical 3 - month exhibit, Ally. Visual art & dance collided w/ the artists' union of performance, installation and multimedia, filling the entire museum. The book includes essays by editor, Adrian Heathfield, Carol Becker, Jacquelynn Baas and Hélène Cixous. Photos: Cover- Anna Halprin & Petronio in Halprin's Courtesan & the Crone.

BRAVI TUTTI- To my beautiful cast of ‘Wait for Me’ & our fantastic students at  Queens College! All did remarkable w...
12/05/2017

BRAVI TUTTI- To my beautiful cast of ‘Wait for Me’ & our fantastic students at Queens College! All did remarkable work onstage & off for Migrations! Gratitude to our terrific audiences! Dance – Artists/L to R: Robyn Cascio, Maggie Mae Cronin, Victoria 'Viper' Murgida, Wei Yao, Asia Pharr, Steven Jeltsch & Noni Gibbs. BIG Thanks to costume designer Whitney Locher, lighting designer Jeff Greenberg, set designer Jimmy Amor, production manager Ralph Carhart & all Kupferberg Center for the Arts!

Bostonians - Please join us for this 1 night only event at the entirely unique Gardner Museum in their exquisite theater...
10/30/2017

Bostonians - Please join us for this 1 night only event at the entirely unique Gardner Museum in their exquisite theater designed by Renzo Piano...Great Gratitude to my glorious collaborators, David Dalrymple, Suzzanne Ponomarenko & Connie Fleming! Photograph by Josef Astor. Costume by Pilar Limosner, Makeup by Bobby Miller. Special thanks also to the Baryshnikov Arts Center!

On November 2 the Gardner will present an evening of dance centered on the idea of migration. Working with bodies in motion, choreographers will address a range of topics, including cultural and political refugees, voluntary and involuntary exile, and gender transience.
Learn More: http://bit.ly/2hYqzEG

Join us at the extraordinary Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston on November 2 for ‘Migrations’– A 1 night o...
10/11/2017

Join us at the extraordinary Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston on November 2 for ‘Migrations’– A 1 night only event featuring my World Premiere of Martha Graham’s 1928 solo, ‘Immigrant,” commissioned by the museum. The solo is a lost work in 2 parts; ‘Steerage’ & ‘Strike,’ that I’m staging based on archival photographs, reviews & choreographic notations Louis Horst wrote on the musical score. The stellar pianist Adam Marks will play live. Costuming by Atelier David Dalyrimple, Maquillage, Coiffure & Wardrobe by La Connie Fleming w/ lighting by Kelly Martin. Choreographic & Administrative Associate Suzzanne Ponomarenko. For tickets, please visit: https://www.gardnermuseum.org/calend…/event/migrations-dance - Special thanks to museum curator extraordinaire, George Steel! This is truly 1 of the world’s finest museums & we hope to see you there! Iconic [email protected] photograph © Josef Astor.

SaVe the DaTes! Join us for the 10th Anniversary of "Lamentation Variations" by the Martha Graham Dance Company! SO hono...
09/18/2017
Martha Graham Dance Company Announces LAMVAR10

SaVe the DaTes! Join us for the 10th Anniversary of "Lamentation Variations" by the Martha Graham Dance Company! SO honored to be an inaugural choreographer of the project. LAMVAR10 includes a live performance of my Variation, created w/ my muse La Katherine Crockett & performed by Natasha Diamond Walker on October 18. We hope to see you there!

The Martha Graham Dance Company announces LamVar10: A Festival for New Work, a multiweek program celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Lamentation Variations, short commissioned works inspired by Martha Graham's iconic solo Lamentation.

Plz join us @ Lincoln Center  tomorrow - A special screening of 'Rainer Variations' by Charles Atlas! Featuring: Yvonne ...
07/21/2017
Trainer A/Rainer Variations

Plz join us @ Lincoln Center tomorrow - A special screening of 'Rainer Variations' by Charles Atlas! Featuring: Yvonne Rainer as herself, Richard Move as Yvonne Rainer & Richard Move as Martha Graham & Kathleen Chalfant as Yvonne Rainer! PLUS archival footage of Rainer (as herself) in works from the 1960's to the present! Here's a Preview: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2ortnv We hope to see you @ Film Society of Lincoln Center

One of Rainer’s most iconic dance works paired with an inspired and idiosyncratic study by Charles Atlas.

SO excited to be part of 'SlowDancing/TrioA' at Danspace Project - a video installation by David Michalek & Yvonne Raine...
06/21/2017

SO excited to be part of 'SlowDancing/TrioA' at Danspace Project - a video installation by David Michalek & Yvonne Rainer! Please join us 6/23 to 7/1 from 6-10pm & check out critic Siobhan Burke's intimate account of the project's process in The New York Times! Photo- L. to R.: Yvonne Rainer, Pat Catterson & Richard Move by Mark Kornbluth.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/16/arts/dance/seven-seconds-of-yvonne-rainer-trio-a.html?action=click&contentCollection=dance®ion=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront

Check out our Review in The New York Times! "The greatest fascination of the program lay in the contrast...Through Move,...
03/22/2017
Reviews: Colliding Particles, a Grim Duet and Channeling Martha Graham

Check out our Review in The New York Times! "The greatest fascination of the program lay in the contrast...Through Move, these voices spoke to each other, and to us." Great Gratitude to JulenPhoto for the fantastic imagery & to my extraordinary collaborative team!

Our critics review recent performances around New York at Danspace Project, the 92nd Street Y and New York Live Arts.

Check out The New York Times photos of our Opening Night Gala! "In Defense of the Arts." THANK YOU to all involved for a...
03/20/2017
In Defense of the Arts

Check out The New York Times photos of our Opening Night Gala! "In Defense of the Arts." THANK YOU to all involved for a beautiful event, our stellar MoveOpolis! and Move It! Productions team & our fantastic audiences at New York Live Arts!

Benefits were held recently for the School of American Ballet, Anthology Film Archives, Atlantic Theater Company and MoveOpolis.

Check out our REVIEWS: “XXYY is timely and important. It’s also crushingly gorgeous…Move reminds us that beauty ca...
03/15/2017
Impressions of: Richard Move and MoveOpolis! during the Live Ideas Festival at New York Live Arts

Check out our REVIEWS: “XXYY is timely and important. It’s also crushingly gorgeous…Move reminds us that beauty can slice deep into a heart and may be the most potent weapon of all.” Gratitude to my collaborators for a grand success - Katherine Crockett, Catherine Cabeen, Donalee Katz, Connie Fleming, Pilar Limosner, Valeria Orani, Ravenn Wolf, Alba Clemente, our generous donors, our great audiences & the team New York Live Arts!

In Impressions of: Richard Move and MoveOpolis! during the Live Ideas Festival at New York Live Arts, "Move reminds us that beauty can slice deep into a heart and may be the most potent weapon of all." Erin Bomboy, New York.

REVIEW: "Performed with the utmost clarity and a delicacy..." by legendary Dance Critic Deborah Jowitt! Gratitude to all...
03/15/2017
Speaking of Gender. . .

REVIEW: "Performed with the utmost clarity and a delicacy..." by legendary Dance Critic Deborah Jowitt! Gratitude to all of my collaborators for a grand success - Katherine Crockett, Catherine Cabeen, Donalee Katz, Connie Fleming, Pilar Limosner, Valeria Orani, Ravenn Wolf, Alba Clemente, our generous donors, our great audiences & the team New York Live Arts!

Richard Move and MoveOpolis! performs at New York Live Arts. I have warm, twenty-year-old memories of a cold corner in New York’s meatpacking district (you entered the funky, all red nightclub call…

Join us for the World Premieres of Martha@20 & XXYY this Wed. - Sat. @ New York Live Arts! Gratitude to all of the team ...
03/06/2017

Join us for the World Premieres of [email protected] & XXYY this Wed. - Sat. @ New York Live Arts! Gratitude to all of the team - Katherine Crockett, Catherine Cabeen, Donalee Katz, Pilar Limosner, Connie Fleming, Valeria Orani, Ravenn Wolf & all who've supported us on this journey! For tickets, please visit: http://newyorklivearts.org/event/xxyy/
We hope to see you there! Photos: Move as Martha Graham by Josef Astor & Move in XXYY by Jason Reinhold

Check us out in the Sunday New York Times - Spring Preview! We hope you'll join us March 8-11 at New York Live Arts! htt...
02/27/2017
32 Reasons to Get Out & Off the Couch

Check us out in the Sunday New York Times - Spring Preview! We hope you'll join us March 8-11 at New York Live Arts! http://newyorklivearts.org/event/xxyy/

Laughter, tears, romance, or the sheer thrill of the unexpected. Here’s a guide to this spring’s most promising live events, from Bette Midler’s star turn in “Hello, Dolly!,” to Chris Rock’s first standup tour in nearly a decade, to the Weeknd’s new North American jaunt.

We surpassed our Kickstarter goal! Gratitude to our 124 backers! Please join us at New York Live Arts March 8 - 11. For ...
02/13/2017

We surpassed our Kickstarter goal! Gratitude to our 124 backers! Please join us at New York Live Arts March 8 - 11. For Tickets, visit: http://newyorklivearts.org/event/xxyy/ For Opening Night Gala Tickets, message us at MoveOpolis! and Move It! Productions. We hope to see you there!
Photos - Richard Move/XXYY by Janelle Jones & Richard Move/ [email protected] by Josef Astor

Gratitude to MASS MoCA for an extraordinary residency & performance! Read about our program in this Berkshire Eagle prev...
01/26/2017
MASS MoCA

Gratitude to MASS MoCA for an extraordinary residency & performance! Read about our program in this Berkshire Eagle preview & visit us on Kickstarter to learn more & support our project! Thank you to Jacobs Pillow Dance for this co-presentation!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/richardmove/richard-move-presents-xxyy-and-martha20-at-new-yor?ref=email

Plans tonight? Co-presented with Jacob's Pillow Dance, esteemed choreographer Richard Move performs two impassioned pieces: XXYY, a collaboration with theater artist Alba Clemente and Italian electronic music producer Martux_m, and [email protected], a 20th-anniversary performance of Move's hallmark Martha Graham show. Tickets and more information: http://bit.ly/2ikSDB2

Tonight, we share a Work in Progress showing of XXYY & Martha@20 at MASS MoCA! Gratitude to the amazing team at MASS MoC...
01/20/2017

Tonight, we share a Work in Progress showing of XXYY & [email protected] at MASS MoCA! Gratitude to the amazing team at MASS MoCA & Jacobs Pillow Dance for providing support to develop & present this work! Gratitude to my collaborators; Katherine Crockett, Catherine Cabeen, Donalee Katz, Alba Clemente & Ravenn Wolf! Gratitude to our Kickstarter champions! The Arts shall always triumph! XXYY Costume Rendering by Alba Clemente. Learn more about us on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/richardmove/richard-move-presents-xxyy-and-martha20-at-new-yor?ref=email

I'm honored to be among 12 artists TED selected for this important piece! GREAT GRATITUDE to all of our Kickstarter back...
01/19/2017
Can politics make great art? Meet 12 young artists who say yes

I'm honored to be among 12 artists TED selected for this important piece! GREAT GRATITUDE to all of our Kickstarter backers - We're halfway to reaching our goal! Please visit our project & support political Art! THANK YOU all! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/richardmove/richard-move-presents-xxyy-and-martha20-at-new-yor?ref=email

Will the societal shocks of 2016 lead to a bumper crop of art in 2017 and beyond? These TED Fellows aim to channel the energy of activism into creative work that can change hearts and minds.

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