Artist in Residence
Department of Performing Arts
- Christopher K. Morgan is a choreographer, performer, teacher and arts facilitator. All of his work stems from a belief in the urgency of live performance in an increasingly isolating, commercial, and digital world. Morgan’s choreography has been presented in Russia, Kazachstan, Belarus, Bahrain, Jordan, Israel, The Palestinian Territories, The United Arab Emirates, Chile, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Ireland, Hong Kong, and US venues including The Kennedy Center, Dixon Place, La Mama, Joyce Soho and Theater Artaud (San Francisco). In 2007 Morgan was named Choreographer in Residence & Rehearsal Director for DC based repertory company CityDance Ensemble. His work +1/-1 won the 2010 Dance Metro DC award for Outstanding New Work. Performing credits include David Gordon, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Malashock Dance, Selfish Shellfish (Germany), and as a soloist with the Washington National, Houston Grand, and New York City Operas. TV and film credits include a PBS Great Performance with Placido Domingo, and on film dancing with Kate Winslet and Christopher Walken.
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