ROOM TO ROAM: "I want MOTION to inspire creative, innovative thought of all kinds," says Nick Kepley, founder of MOTION Dance Theatre. The company holds an annual residency and production in Asheville.

MOTION Dance Theatre goes behind the scenes of New/Now/Ne­xt

“The mission of MOTION is really to allow the choreographers a chance to experiment,” says Nick Kepley, founder and artistic director of MOTION Dance Theatre. Trying new things is exactly what this year’s residency and performance, New/Now/Next, is all about. MOTION returns to Asheville this summer with a production at Diana Wortham Theatre on Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11.