Jorden Morris - by David Cooper

About Jorden

Jorden Morris is a former principal dancer with Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and now focuses his energy on bringing new choreography to the world of dance. Jorden has also been a part of the Artistic staff in Winnipeg for the company and the school, the Alabama School of Fine arts, as well as Boston Ballet where he rose to the rank of Chief Ballet Master. When Jorden is not choreographing or re-staging his works, he teaches the company and senior students at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

Jorden has choreographed several works including two full length ballets - "Peter Pan" and "Moulin Rouge". Mixed repertoire pieces include Leonard Cohen/The Doorway, Deverell, "The Three Musketeers" and "MOA".

Most recently Jorden's choreography has been taken to Atlanta Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Festival Ballet Providence and Toronto for a CBC production with dancers from the National Ballet of Canada.

2014 will see the release of Jorden's production of Moulin Rouge, the Ballet on film in Cineplex Odeon Theaters across Canada with U.S and global releases to follow.

Meet Jorden


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Recent Works

Jorden on Peter Pan

Choreographer Jorden Morris talks about his ballet Peter Pan in an interview recorded at Aspire at Hotel Providence.

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Peter Pan is a full length ballet in two acts, and was created in 2006 for Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet. It was my very first major work, and it holds a very special place in my heart.

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Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge

The success of Moulin Rouge the Ballet has truly been overwhelming. It has been on tour in North America every year since its creation in 2009. I have also re-staged the production for Atlanta Ballet and Pittsburgh Ballet Theater.

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The Doorway

The Doorway

This was a great challenge as there is so much incredible music written by Leonard Cohen spanning several decades. I also had only seven dancers to work with.

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