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Richard Move is Artistic Director of MoveOpolis! a TEDGlobal Oxford Fellow, Lecturer in Design at Yale School of Drama and PhD Candidate (ABD) in Performance Studies at New York University. His dance, performance and multi-disciplinary commissions include productions for Mikhail Baryshnikov and the White Oak Dance Project, Martha Graham Dance Graham Company, PARADIGM (Carmen DeLavallade, Gus Solomons, Jr. and Dudley Williams), American Festival of Paris, European Cultural Capitol, Italy's Opera Ballet of Florence, New York's Guggenheim Museum, Parrish Art Museum, Vogue, Dame Shirley Bassey, Deborah Harry of Blondie, Isaac Mizrahi and New York City Ballet Principal, Helene Alexopoulos. MoveOpolis! has been presented by Dance Theater Workshop, The Kitchen, New York Live Arts, 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 at CityVisions/Directors Guild of America, GhostLight, Tribeca Film Festival premiere and GIMP-The Documentary, whichpremiered at the 2014 Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Festival. He choreographed the cult classic, Strangers With Candy, starring Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert and Mathew Broderick.
Martha@ ..., Move's performances as 20th Century icon, Martha Graham, received two New York Dance and Performance Awards (Bessies) and tours globally. Recent performances include MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art and the Asian Civilizations Museum in Singapore. Martha@...The 1963 Interview also features Tony Award nominated actress and playwright, Lisa Kron, and was named "Best of 2011" by ARTFORUM International and Time Out, among many others. He has performed with numerous companies, including the Karole Armitage Ballet, DANCENOISE and Le Centre Choreographique National de Tours in France.
His publications include "The Sovereign Soloist – States of Exceptional Labor and State of Darkness" in Rhythm Field – The Dances of Molissa Fenley (Seagull Press, 2014) and the Exhibition Catalogue – Where is Ana Mendieta? 25 Years Later – An Exhibition and Symposium (Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University, 2010). He has taught extensively at many institutions, including Foro Italico University of Rome (University of Sports Medicine and Movement Sciences), University of Florida and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.
Move received his MFA in Media Arts Production from The City College of New York, MA in Performance Studies from New York University and BFA in Dance from Virginia Commonwealth University.