2016 - 2017 Season

DanceNow NYC Festival 

Joe's Pub

New York, NY

September 1o, 2016 at 7pm

 

Christopher performs his new duet The Essence of Normal with guest artist Adriane Fang in this annual Downtown New York Dance Festival.

Faculty Dance Concert 

Howard Community College, Columbia MD

September 23 & 24 at 7pm

 

CKM&A shares an evening of dance with the Howard Community College dance faculty, presenting a remount of the 2013 work Halcyon, the company premiere of Morgan's 2014 Teetering, and the World Premiere of Eye, a new duet for Morgan & CKM&A Assistant Director Tiffanie Carson.

 

 

 Repertory at The Arts Club 

The Arts Club of Washington

September 28, 2016  at 7pm

CKM&A is thrilled to return to the Arts Club of Washington to present excerpts of Morgan’s  acclaimed solo work Pōhaku with  live accompaniment by electric cellist / composer Wytold. In addition Morgan and Assistant Director Tiffanie Carson will present their new duet Eye, and Carson will also dance the solo excerpt from Morgan’s 2002 work Ties That Bind.

Velocity DC Dance Festival 

Sidney Harman Hall

Washington, DC

October 7, 2016 at 8pm

October 8, 2016 at 8pm

 

CKM&A returns for our 5th appearance in Washington DC's biggest annual dance festival to present Morgan's 2014 work Teetering.

Pōhaku Hawaii Tour 

Hawaii Theater in Honolulu, HI

7:30pm

October 21, 2016

Kahilu Theater in Waimea, HI

4pm

October 23, 2016

University of Hawaii Hilo in Hilo, HI

7:30pm

October 26, 2016

Join Christopher for continued touring of his evening length solo Pōhaku.

 

 

Inspired by Morgan’s late cousin, Kumu Hula (hula master) John Kaimikaua (1957-2006) Pōhaku premieres one decade after his cousin’s passing, and nearly as long since the piece was first conceived. Performing live with Morgan are Kumu Hula Elsie Kaleihulukea Ryder of Kaimikaua’s Hālau Hula o Kukunaokalā, and classically trained electric cellist Wytold. Collaborators also include projection designer Sareen Hairabedian, scenery by Kapa maker Dalani Tanahy, lighting and technical direction by Brian S. Allard, and rehearsal direction by Tiffanie Carson.

 

 

Winter Workshop

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

College Park MD

January 2 - 4, 2017

 

CKM&A is excited to move our educational initiatives to the world-class facilities at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.  This new partnerhsip begins with our fourth annual Winter Workshop with three days of technique classes and repertoire, the Winter Workshop is a fantastic way to refresh your practice as a working professional, or get back into your body after the holidays.

Pōhaku Minnesota Tour 

The Ordway Theater, St. Paul,

March 4, 2017

Join Christopher for continued touring of his solo Pōhaku, as the work is presented in Oyate Okodakiciyapi, an evening of Native Contemporary Dance at the Ordway, and the larger Twin Cities Festival of the same name.

 

 

Inspired by Morgan’s late cousin, Kumu Hula (hula master) John Kaimikaua (1957-2006) Pōhaku premieres one decade after his cousin’s passing, and nearly as long since the piece was first conceived. Performing live with Morgan are Kumu Hula Elsie Kaleihulukea Ryder of Kaimikaua’s Hālau Hula o Kukunaokalā, and classically trained electric cellist Wytold. Collaborators also include projection designer Sareen Hairabedian, scenery by Kapa maker Dalani Tanahy, lighting and technical direction by Brian S. Allard, and rehearsal direction by Tiffanie Carson.

 

 

CKM&A at The Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Washington, DC

April 7, 2017

 

Join CKM&A for a very special FREE presentation in the Family Theater at The Kennedy Center.

On the program will be Morgan's 2014 works In the Cold Room and Bruised, both featuring original scores for electric cello played live by music collaborator Wytold. Both works were praised by the Washington Post as "direct, transcendent and entrancing."

Also on the program Morgan will present excerpts of his solo Pōhaku.

Pōhaku in Dance St. Louis

The Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center

St. Louis, MO

May 26, 2017

 

Join Chistopher for continued touring of his solo Pōhaku, as the Kumulipo excerpt is presented in the 10th Anniversary Dance St. Louis Festival. 

Summer Intensive

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

College Park MD

June 5-16, 2017

 

Join CKM&A for two weeks of technique, repertoire, and seminars designed to inspire and challenge serious pre-professional students. The Intensive includes a professional photoshoot and a culminating intensive performance free and open to the public.

  © 2020 Christopher K. Morgan & Artists / Photos by Brianne Bland, Sareen Hairabedian, Mark Hoelscher, Jonathan Hsu, N Link Photography