Charlie Morrissey is a director/choreographer, performer, teacher, and researcher, who has been working in the field of performance for 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; and performs in the work of other dance and theatre makers.
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.
Charlie curates Wainsgate Dances with his partner Rob Hopper – an international artist-led programme of dance workshops, residencies and performances at Wainsgate Chapel in Yorkshire, UK.
Teaching is central to Charlie’s practice and he teaches for dance and theatre companies, institutions, festivals and independent organisations internationally.