March 28, 2009

Sally Morgan

Biography

Sally Morgan works independently and through her company, Eastward Moving, as a choreographer, director, performer, teacher and producer. Her choreography has been performed across Canada and in the USA. She began training professionally in Toronto in 1994 and has traveled internationally with studies and work in dance, contact improvisation and film/video. A founding member of Halifax collective The North End Dance Co-op, she continues to explore improvisation and the connections between landscape and the body through performance, research and teaching. The late Diane Moore and noted teachers, including Nancy Stark Smith and Simone Forti, have influenced Sally's artistic approach. Most recent projects include the solos Intersections and The Far Field and the dance film and accompanying documentary (decoding the) Undertow. Recently, she has performed in Maxine Heppner’s “Krima”, and for Karen Kaeja, Barbara Lindenberg, Holly Treddenick, Jessica Runge, Circus Orange, Jacinte Armstrong and Catherine Crocker.

Sally is a certified Pilates and Yoga Instructor. She holds an Honours BFA from York University (Dance) and trained through The School of Toronto Dance Theatre’s Professional Training Program.