Currently based in Glasgow, Eilon Morris works as an actor, percussionist and educator throughout the UK and internationally. In 2017 he published his first book, Rhythm in Acting and Performance: Embodied Approaches and Understandings (Bloomsbury, Methuen Drama).
Eilon has over twenty years experience performing, training and researching with theatre, dance and music ensembles in Australia, Europe and America, including The Royal Shakespeare Company (UK), Duende (UK/Greece), and OBRA Theatre Co. (France) as well as PhD research at the Centre for Psychophysical Performance Research (UK) and the Taller de Investigación Teatral (Mexico).
In recent years Eilon has also taught and presented research at cultural and educational centres including Central School of Speech and Drama, Rose Bruford College, University of Kent (UK) the Duende School of Ensemble Physical Theatre (Greece), Au Brana Cultural Centre (France), Baratza Aretoa (Basque Country), Université Laval, Québec City (Canada), Taller de Investigación Teatral (Mexico) and Universidad Nacional de las Artes
Currently, he is a core member of Duende, Iceberg and OBRA Theatre Co, as well as an associate artist at Whitestone Arts. He was a founding member of the Quiddity Ensemble (2001-2004) and the Butterfly Club Pocket Theatre (1998-2002) in Melbourne Australia, and since relocating to the UK in 2004, has worked on productions including Day of the Living (RSC), Lord of the Flies (BBC Radio Drama), These Trees are Made of Blood (Southwark Playhouse and Arcola Theatre), Gaudete (OBRA), Le Voyage dans la Lune (BFI), It’s Like He’s Knocking (Unfinished Business), Electric Field (IOU), Shattering Man (DUENDE), and Rhein (Royal Festival Hall), as well as touring and recording with music groups including Stems and Kelter.
Eilon completed a Masters in Ensemble Physical Theatre in 2008 and in 2013 completed a PhD investigating the role of rhythm in actor training, at the University of Huddersfield.