michael j. morris

More POP solo (revised)
14 August, 2009, 2:02 am
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Images of 3 boys & an old prophetess

As part of the way that I am meditating on this project “3 boys & an old prophetess,” I have been dabbling in Photoshop. I’ve produced a series of images in which I am juxtaposing forms (very much like choreography), as well as the ideas I am associating with this project and those involved in it. I am going to share them in the order that they were produced. Some went through several “versions” and in alignment with the “mission” of this blog (in some way to unveil the creative process and give entry points to understanding what goes into dance/art making), I am sharing the various versions. I think it illustrates evolving ideas in evolving imagery/composition.

Depicted are CoCo Loupe, Eric Falck, Jeff Fouch, and myself.






POP solo for 3 boys & an old prophetess

So in collaboration with CoCo Loupe, I created this solo today, as part of her new work in progress “3 boys & an old prophetess.” It is choreographed to Lady Gaga’s “Like It Rough.” It is unlike anything I’ve ever choreographed, it is a mild parody of pop music structure . . . but there are many reasons that I am in love with it. Thought I would share it.

Here is another solo I made from a “fishnetting” process, in which each of us (CoCo Loupe, Eric Falck, Jeff Fouch, and I) each improvised material and each of us structured our own material from whatever we retained from the improvisations.



This piece will be performed in
“Anthro(pop)ology II”

Date: Fri, Nov 13, Sat, Nov 14 (8pm shows) & Sun, Nov 15, 2009 2:00pm – 3:30pm at Columbus Dance Theatre

Event Description
Anthro(pop)ology is an on-going series of collaborations between edgy performance art groups that consistently critique pop culture crazyn-ness in their own uniquely entertaining ways. More to come on what local performance groups will be performing soon!

Contact: Anna Sullivan
Email: annadroid@gmail.com
Phone: 614-893-0264

More Info: www.amerifluff.com

Location Details
Columbus Dance Theatre
592 East Main Street
Columbus OH 43215 USA

3 boys & an old prophetess

So I wanted to share a bit of somethings from a project in which I am involved with CoCo Loupe, Jeff Fouch, and Eric Falck. The project was instigated by CoCo and is entitled “3 boys & an old prophetess.” The identities of the 3 boys and and the old prophetess have yet to reveal themselves, but it seems entirely possible that we are all boys and prophetesses.

These are two videos from the rehearsal/creative process. Followed by a few images that we took today in an alleyway near Floorspace (where we are now rehearsing). Enjoy: