cho·re·o·vi·sa·tion //ˌkôrēˈäviˈzāSHən// noun 1. the action of improvising and fluidly adapting and changing choreography within multiple unpredictable environments that differ from the stage, allowing professional dancers to bring thematic movement vocabulary into the super fun environments of street festivals!  “Through choreovisation, MorrisonDance can perform in any environment, allowing the dancers to interact with audience members, random … Continue reading

The City is Our Playground, 2014 – September festivals

It’s been an amazing summer of dancing already and September will bring many opportunities to find MorrisonDance performers improvising and interacting among the crowds at some of Cleveland’s FAVORITE festivals!  Come on out, enjoy the arts and culture that Cleveland has to offer, and see if you can find us dancing through the crowds!!! FRIDAY, September 5th … Continue reading

S.T.E.M. in Motion, May 9th at noon

Tri-C presents their Showtime Matinee Series STEM in Motion: A Dance Showcase! Friday, May 9th from Noon-1pm Tri-C Eastern Campus Performing Arts Center 4250 Richmond Rd. Highland Hills, OH 44122 MAP FREE! Large groups and field-trips, please contact Dorothy Hirsch at 216-987-4940 or Tri-C partners with the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning to produce a … Continue reading

A letter from director Sarah Morrison regarding the Rauschenberg Foundation Award to MorrisonDance

MorrisonDance receives a surprise award from the New York based Rauschenberg Foundation. The anonymously nominated SEED grant will provide three years of unrestricted operating capital to bolster 16 national ground-breaking arts organizations. Below is a letter from our Director, Sarah Morrison, to the ANONYMOUS person who nominated MorrisonDance, to the Foundation, and to everyone who … Continue reading

MorrisonDance at Open Air at Market Square, 2013

MorrisonDance continues our summer series “The City is Our Playground” with an interactive street adaptation of “Good Fences” at Open Air at Market Square (W. 25th and Lorain, Cleveland), Saturday, August 31 from 2-3:30pm. Trepanning Trio will be playing LIVE, as well!! Event info: MorrisonDance will continue it’s festival interactions at Berea Arts Fest, … Continue reading

MorrisonDance at the Cleveland ONE WORLD Festival

Sunday, August 25th from 2:30-3:30 Cleveland One World Festival Sarah Morrison and Bethany Nesta will be improvising throughout the Rockefeller Gardens with masks by Scott Radke in collaboration with musicians from Trepanning Trio This event is a part of MorrisonDance’s “The City Is Our Playground,” their annual summer series that brings improvisational dance into public … Continue reading

MorrisonDance at Taste of Tremont 2013

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 from 3-4:30pm MorrisonDance will make this summer’s first of many festival appearances at Taste of Tremont, on Professor Ave. between Starkweather and Fairfield in Cleveland, 44113. The festival is free, but bring some money for some tasty treats!!! MorrisonDance will present their annual summer series “The City is Our Playground,” … Continue reading

MorrisonDance performs one night only at Playhouse Square, Saturday, May 4th, 2013

For Immediate Release 2/1/2013 15 years of Dance MorrisonDance receives funding from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture for their 15th anniversary performance at PlayhouseSquare! Cleveland, OH – MorrisonDance is proud to announce their ONE NIGHT ONLY performance celebrating 15 years in Northeast Ohio. On Saturday, May 4th at 7:00pm at the Ohio Theatre at PlayhouseSquare, Cleveland’s … Continue reading