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Jeff Morris

Jeff Morris joined The National Ballet of Canada in 1995. Born in Toronto, he studied technical theatre production and administration at Ryerson's Theatre School. From 1990 to 1995, he was Production Stage manager for Toronto Dance Theatre, including the company's debuts in Berlin, Warsaw, Tokyo and at the Joyce Theater. He was Production Stage manager for Dancers For Life (1991-1997), Stage Manager for Théatre Passe-Muraille (Never Swim Alone) and for the Fringe Festival of Independent Dance Artists.

Since joining the National Ballet, he has stage-managed a wide range of the company's unique classical and contemporary repertoire, including the world premieres of James Kudelka's The Four Seasons, Cinderella and An Italian Straw Hat, Crystal Pite's Emergence and Angels's Atlas, Guillaume Côté's Le Petit Prince and Frame by Frame (with Robert Lepage). Company premieres include John Neumeier's The Seagull, A Streetcar Named Desire, Nijinsky and Anna Karenina, and Christopher Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and The Winter's Tale.

He is an adjunct faculty member at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre and Festival Co-Director for dance:made in Canada/fait au Canada.