Charlie Morrissey is a director/choreographer, performer, teacher, and researcher, who has been working in the field of performance for nearly 30 years.
He creates large and small-scale site-specific and theatre and gallery based performance work in diverse contexts and locations; he organises and collaborates in a variety of performance research projects; performs and collaborates in the work of other performance makers and curates a programme of dance events at Wainsgate Chapel in Yorkshire
His work is influenced by ongoing working relationships with Steve Paxton, Siobhan Davies, Lisa Nelson, Kirstie Simson, Scott Smith, Katye Coe, K.J.Holmes, Katie Duck and others.
Teaching is central to his practice and his classes are laboratories for exploration and discovery. He teaches for dance and theatre companies, institutions, festivals and independent organisations internationally.
Recent and upcoming projects include performances of Materials rearranged to be with Siobhan Davies Dance; What Happens When – a commission from Joint Adventures with Andrea Buckley, Orlando Gough and members of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra in Munich; he is creating a new group work If this is it, then what are we going to do with it with Ben Ash, Neil Callaghan, Katye Coe, Tom Goodwin and Susanna Recchia; Charlie is performing a solo directed by Colin Poole and also in Quarantine’s Wallflower this Autumn.
These classes play with ongoing interests I have in how perception, imagination, physiology and physics are in a constant interplay in human movement. We’ll work with images and exercises that shift the ways in which we experience movement. The classes are a combination of practical exercises and improvisational scores. Working individually, with a partner or…Find out more