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Justin Morrison is a dancer, teacher and performance maker. He is based between San Diego and New York City, and remains connected to the Amsterdam and European dance communities.

Notable collaborations in dance include the work of Pavel Zustiak, Sara Shelton Mann, Hope Mohr, AVYK, Leslie Seiters, Christine Bonansea, Katie Duck, the Amsterdam based MAGPIE Music Dance Company, Wally Cardona, Diego Piñon, and others. While living in Amsterdam he was a frequent guest teacher at the Amsterdam School for the Arts, SNDO: School for New Dance Development, Rotterdam Dance Academy, and ArtEZ in Arnhem. In 2014 Justin was served as guest Professor of Dance in the Choreography department of K-Arts, Korea National University of Arts (KNUA), in Seoul.

Since 2016 Justin has served as Lecturer in Dance at San Diego State University


Dance Posts from the Blog

(re)Introducing Contact Improvisation 5 Week Class Series

Following the challenges that the last few years have presented, many of us find we’re starting again in many areas of our lives. With the re-introduction of…

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Your support is needed

Anticipating a new work being produced for The Riverside Art Museum, please consider a small donation to offset the costs of this production. Collaborator Nicole…

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New work in development with Anya Cloud

Thank you, bitch, get out of my body is a new work in collaboration with Anya Cloud set to premiere at OUTsider Fest 2022 in…

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Livestream Performance with Nick Lesley, Amy Cimini, Anya Cloud

This 4 camera livestream shoot was performed in a parking lot in San Diego, as part of a live 48 hour festival in Brooklyn: SMHOAKSTOCK…

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Open Studios Performance with Anya Cloud and Nick Lesley

Saturday Dec 14th, 6-9pm Performances throughout the evening and at 7 and 8pm. Space4Art340 16th St, San Diego CA 921016-9pmFREE Dance by Justin Morrison and…

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LA Performance Practice Nov 19 with Anya and Justin

CASUAL Tuesday November 19, 2019 // 7:30p Los Angeles Performance Practice Hosted by Marike Splint Featuring work from DaEun Jung, Serena Caffrey, Anya Cloud and…

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RaRa Noche Tijuana Nov 14 with Anya Cloud

7pm showtime at La Caja Fuerte FREE GRATIS

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MALA FORMA May 17 – Rosarito MX

MALA FORMA will perform at CAERT Rosarito following a workshop by Katie Duck in her Freakatoni Witchy Weekends program. During the week long workshop (link:…

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MALA FORMA: Danza Repentina @ La Caja Fuerte Sat Sept 22nd

Dance by Mellissa Cisneros, Anya Cloud, Nic Casado, Viktor De La Fuente, Justin Morrison, Veronica Santiago As a part of HAPPENING 2018, Tijuana: a day…

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After Nauman, Sunday April 29th 7pm

SPACETIME PRESENTS After Nauman A performance installation in 3 acts Directed by Justin Morrison with films by BRUCE NAUMAN SUN APRIL 29th 7:00pm-9:30pm @SANDBOX 325…

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WEAPON excerpt, OUTsider Fest 2017

dance: Justin Morrison (inspired by Trisha Brown) music: Midori Takada Performed Feb 2017, OUTsider Fest, Austin

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WEAPON at OUTsider Fest 2017, Austin

photography by Yvonne M. Portra OUTsider Fest 2017 presents: WEAPON Friday, 2/17, 8:30pm The Vortex Theater 2307 Manor Road Austin, Texas 78722 Individual tickets are…

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Dance Performance Festivals

From ContemporaryPerforamnce: Venues Alkantara Festival (Portugal) Baltic Circle Festival (Helsinki, Finland) Belluard Bollwerk International (Fribourg, Switzerland) Bergen International Festival (Bergen, Norway) Costa Contemporánea (Parque Natural…

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Custodians of Beauty, PS122 COIL Festival, NYC

Video Trailer Jan 5 – 8pm Jan 6 – 5pm Jan 7 – 5:30pm Jan 8 – 2pm 85 minutes at La MaMa, The Downstairs…

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Custodians of Beauty at The Walker Art Center

October 20 – 22 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN 8pm McGuire Theater Tickets & Info

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moreUNICORN with Leslie Seiters, Saturday June 25th

Created and performed by: Anya Cloud, Eric Geiger, Jess Humphrey, Justin Morrison, Leslie Seiters Directed by Leslie Seiters June 25th 4pm, 7pm Triskelion Arts Muriel…

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Custodians of Beauty, with Palissimo Co.

World premiere: American Dance Institute, November 20-21, 2015
NYC Premiere: New York Live Arts, December 2-5, 2015

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Instant Music Day @ MLK Church, Amsterdam

with dancers Miri Lee & Justin Morrison Music: Alfredo Genovesi (guitar), Marcos Baggiani (drums), Joost Buis (trombone) Location: Dintelstraat 134, Amsterdam Cost: 5-10 euro by…

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Orgelpark Performance, August 28

Update: Video Trio with Miri Lee and Manuela Tessi Quintet finale The Orgelpark performance workshop project has been held in the Orgelpark church organ concert hall…

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Artist talk, Festival B:om, Seoul

Friday, July 11th 2014 18:00 (6pm) Seoul ArtSpace Seogyo (near Hong-University) Discussion about the intersection of daily life, politics and art practice, with Taerim Hong,…

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FLOATERS #3, Dock 11 Berlin, July 25-27

July 25 – 27 20:30 (8pm) Dock 11, Berlin Direction: Christine Bonasea Dance: Justin Morrison with Sherwood Chen and Raoul Germano

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Between The Cracks with Dana Reason

Between the Cracks Forum: a new and improvised music and performance series produced and curated by Dana Reason at The Arts Center in Corvallis, Oregon.…

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Speculations on Spectatorship by Irene Hsiao

By Irene Hsiao (SF Weekly) Published Mon., Jun. 10 2013 at 12:49 PM [Excerpted] In Pageantry, June 7-9 at CounterPULSE, Liz Tenuto and Justin Morrison presented two…

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‘Pageantry’ and the premier of WEAPON opens Friday-Sunday

‘Pageantry’ and the premier of WEAPON opens Friday-Sunday Details here: WEAPON We were picked by the SF Bay Guardian: Addressing the unspeakable by Robert Avila…

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Addressing the Unspeakable, SF Bay Guardian interviews Justin Morrison on WEAPON

http://www.sfbg.com/2013/06/04/addressing-unspeakable -by Robert Avila Morrison, a graceful and intelligent force on stage, has been a member of Hope Mohr Dance Company, and continues to work…

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