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Movement Research gratefully acknowledges public support from the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency); the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; and Materials for the Arts, (a program of NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC Department of Sanitation, and NYC Department of Education). Movement Research also gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions of private support from the Davis/Dauray Family Fund; Goethe-Institut New York; Harkness Foundation for Dance; James E. Robison Foundation; Jerome Foundation; Lambent Foundation; Mertz Gilmore Foundation; New York University Community Fund; Trust for Mutual Understanding; from MRX partners Austrian Cultural Forum New York, Dance Ireland and Konstnärsnämnden/The Swedish Arts Grants Committee.

Thanks always to the clergy, staff and congregation of Judson Church for the use of the space. Judson continues to be a beacon for free spirits in the arts and politics and a leader among progressive faith communities in the city and nation for over 100 years. Special thanks to Danspace Project. Many thanks to Gibney Dance Center its their partnership in hosting the Studies Project series. Additional thanks to The Joyce for its generous donation of ongoing meeting space. Special thanks to East Village Dance Project and GOH Productions, owners and operators of Avenue C Studio.

Enormous gratitude to Frances Alenikoff (1920-2012), owner and founder of Eden’s Expressway, and to her daughter Francesca Rheannon and family, for their continuing belief in the mission of Movement Research and for keeping alive Frances’s spirited example of what lifelong artistry is. Frances, you are missed!

Thanks to all of the dear Friends of Movement Research, who contribute financial support, labor and love. As of January 18, 2016, thanks to the following Friends:

Bruce Allardice
Jonathan Aubrey
Linda Austin & Jeff Forbes
Arthur Aviles
Sherrie Barr & Philip M. Lewin
Margot Bassett & Kristin Bohley
Jodi Bender
Laurie Berg
Karen Bernard
Susan Bernofsky
Zena Bibler
Cristiane Bouger
Michelle Boulé
Art Bridgman & Myrna Packer
Rebecca Brooks & Bianca Grimshaw
Andrew Bryan
Marsi Burns
Amy Cassello
Peggy Cheng
Janey Clancy
Jaime S. Coan
Aidan Connolly
Kimberleigh Costanzo
Nicholas Croft
Diana Crum
Ross Cuff & Milka Djordevich
Katy Dammers
Kyle deCamp
Charles Dennis
Annie Dorsen
Ian Douglas & Rebecca Wender
Eleanor Dubinsky
Dan Duro
Ursula Eagly & Will Cohen
Bob Eisen
Rima Fand
David Fanger & Martin Wechsler
Emily Faulkner
Simone Forti
Sarah Gamble & Christopher Neville
Vallejo Gantner
Paul Gill
John K. Glenn
Naomi Goldberg Haas
Meira Goldberg
Ellen Gould-Silcott
Ruth and Stephen Grant Fund of the Triangle Community Foundation
Sam Green
Neil Greenberg
Steven Grote
Andrea Haenggi
Deborah Hay
Cynthia Hedstrom
David Helbich
Ron Helpman
Theodore Henigson
Keith Hennessy
Rachel Holmes
Sara Juli & Chris Ajemian
Joanna Kotze & Jonathan Allen
Heather Kravas
Marija Krtolica
Phyllis Lamhut
Paul Langland & Colin Cochran
Janice Lee & Stuart Shapiro
Julie Lemberger
Ralph Lemon & Jimena Paz
Abigail Levine
Cara Angela Liguori
Amanda Lopez-Kurtz
Susan F. Lourie
William Lynch
Anne Marien-Gaccois
Claire Marshall
Kyle Marshall
Matthew McQuillan
Risa Mickenberg
Ryutaro Mishima & Kathryn Sanders
Arthur B. Monroe Family Fund
Jennifer Monson
Barbara Moore
Yves Musard
Natalie Neubert
Benny Olk
Vanessa Paige
Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar
Catherine Pavlov
Lymarie Perez
Jessica Phillips-Fein
Mathew Pokoik
Doug Post
Stan Pressner
Yvonne Rainer
Anna Rogovoy
Sara Rudner
Kourtney Rutherford
Nancy Lee Ruyter
Ace Salvador
Leslie Satin
Karen Sheingold
Denise Shu Mei
Ellynne Skove & Roger Gilchrist
Mardi Strand
Leyya Tawil
Rose Anne & Peter Thom
David Thomson
Laurie Uprichard
Carlo Antonio Villanueva
James Welling
Gwen Welliver
Sasha Welsh
Emily Wexler
Katharine B Wolpe
Guy Yarden
Netta Yerushalmy
Malin Yhr
Henry Yuen
Rishauna Zumberg


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