Based in West Yorkshire, Eilon Morris works as a percussionist, composer, actor and educator throughout the UK and internationally. He is a senior lecturer at Leeds Conservatoire, teaching on music and actor-musician courses. Eilon is also a core member of OBRA Theatre Co, and Iceberg. Recent projects include his collaboration as a music producer with Zoe Katsilerou on project mάzoksi, and music composition for Strawboys (Rob Heaslip) and Decades (Leeds Playhouse) …read more
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The PROGRAMME has been released Rhythm in Acting and Performance International Conference online, March 26-28, 2021.
In support of this event, Methuen Drama are offering a 35% discount to all participants wanting to purchase a copy of the book Rhythm in Acting and Performance by Eilon Morris, on which this conference is based.
Taking the themes and practices of this book as a platform for opening up discussion and exchange across the fields of performance and training practices, this conference will focus on embodied approaches and understandings of rhythm and the ways these are applied across a wide range of cultural and artistic contexts …read more
Project mάzoksi, collects and recreates Greek rebetika songs. Instigated by singer Zoe Katsilerou and composer, percussionist Eilon Morris, the project launched in June 2020 with Misirlou, a folk song from the Eastern Mediterranean region, with origins in the Ottoman Empire. The earliest known recording of the song is a 1927 rebetiko/tsifteteli composition by Theodotos (“Tetos”) Demetriades.
You can find more details and subscribe to our channel here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmV0Bx2xr_b7TXNutBvJHqg …read more
With an optimistic outlook and hope that 2021 might see us all able to meet and exchange together again, OBRA Theatre Co are offering a number of work sessions for summer and Autumn led by members of the company on-site at Au Brana Cultural Centre in the south of France.
Here is the season at a glance: or click here for more details
– Eilon Morris Orbits – Simultaneity and Polyrhythm in Performance
28th June – 2nd July Au Brana Centre, S.W. France
-Marléne Rostaing and Fabian Wixe – Improvisation as Composition / Composition as Improvisation Dance Intensive
July 19th – 23rd Au Brana Centre, S.W. France
Kate Papi OBRA Show in a week – Youth devising workshop
August 16th – 21st Au Brana Centre, S.W. France
OBRA Autumn Residency – Kate Papi and Oliviero Papi
September 6th – 11th Au Brana Centre, S.W. France