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Keith Seiji Morino

Professional Dancer/Modern and Ballet dance teacher/choreographer

Nationality: Canadian
Languages spoken and written: English, Spanish, French and Catalan

Present Employment:
2009 – PRESENT: Director of the Professional Dansa Conservatory (EESA/CPD) in the Institut del Teatre of Barcelona, Spain.

TRAINING/ EDUCATION

1979 – 1987
The National Ballet School of Canada, Toronto, Canada
Director: Mavis Staines
Academic Principal: Mora Oxley
Dance Teachers:
Classical: Reginald Amatto, Katheryn Bennets, Deborah Bowes, Glenn Gilmour, Betty Oliphant, Mavis Staines, Sergiu Stefanschi…
Flamenco: Susana and Antonio Roblero
Limón: Daniel Lewis and Jane Carrington
Modern: Robert Desrossiers
1988 – 1991
The Netherlands Dance Theater, The Hague, Netherlands
Graham: Peitje Janmat
1991 – 1998
Metros, Barcelona Spain.
Modern (Limón base): Ramón Oller
2001 – Limón Institute, New York, NY.
Limón; technique, repertory and methodology summer workshop: Risa Steinburg
2011 - present
Conservatori Superior de Dansa, Barcelona
Dance Pedagogy program (4 year course)

DIPLOMAS

Advance Cecchetti Syllabus (equivalent 'Grau Professional de Dansa' of Spain)
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (equivalent '2n Baxillerat', Spain)

OTHER STUDIES
Fifth Level with the Royal Conservatory of Music in Piano.
First year in Interpretation, with Txiki Berraonda in Barcelona Spain.

PROFESSIONAL DANCE EXPERIENCE

2006    - Dancer in ‘Madama Butterfly’, Barcelona, Spain. Choreographer: Ramon Oller.
– Dancer/choreographer in ‘Binari’, Barcelona, Spain.
2005 – 2006 – dancer in Romeo y Julieta of Ramon Oller, Barcelona, Spain
2004     - Dancer with Belvella Cia. Director/choreographer: Ramon Oller. Performances in Pamplona Spain, Belgrade Serbia and Toronto Canada.
2003     - Dancer in ‘El Cisne’, Choreography: Ramon Oller, created for the IX international dance festival of Miami, USA.
– Dancer/choreographer for 20 Anys y Una Nit amb Nina, musical performance of ‘Nina’.
– Dancer/choreographer in Hora Cero, musical concert of Astor     Piazzolla, with arrangements by Jose Luis Bieto.
2002 – Dancer/choreographer in ‘No Tango’, y ‘Oh Yeah!!??’, presented in Toronto, Canada.
2000 – Dancer in ‘Conjunto de Falda y Chaqueta’. Produced by the ‘Teatro Central de Sevilla’. Choreography: Emio Greco. Direction: Peter Scholten.
1991 – 1998 – Dancer with Metros, Contemporary Dance Company,
Director/choreographer: Ramón Oller. Barcelona, Spain.
1988 – 1991 – Dancer with the Netherlands Dans Theater II.
Directors: Arlette van Boven and Gerald Tibbs. The Hague, Netherlands.
1988 – Participant of the Cuballet Professional Dance Program.
Director: Laura Alonso. La Havana, Cuba.
1987 – Apprentice with The National Ballet of Canada.
Directors: Lynn Walice and Valerie Wilder. Toronto, Canada

OTHER PRODUCTIONS as an actor/dancer

Theatre

2004 – Santa Joanna dels Escorxadors, by Bertold Brecht. Director Alex Rigola. Produced by: Teatre Lliure, Grec festival of Barcelona, and the Forum 04, Barcelona, Spain.
2003 – Glen Garry, Glen Ross, by David Mamet. Director: Alex Rigola. Produced by Teatre Lluire, Barcelona, Spain.

Opera

1995 - Rigolleto. Director: Joan Luis Bozzo.Choreography: Ramón Oller. Production of the Gran Teatro del Liceu.

Dance Video

1996 - El Omnibus. Director: Paco Millán. Choreography: Ramón Oller. Produced by La Guadaña. Seville, Spain.
1992 - Paraules d’un Estranger. Directors: Iwan Boergmester and Silvia García Munté-Bertrand. Choreography: Iwan Boergmester. Produced by Kenmerk Dans Project. Barcelona, Spain.

Film

1999 – La Caja de Pandora, (virtual Reality film). Director: David Puig. Choreography: Marta Mirall. Produced by ‘SONO’ productions, Barcelona, Spain
1998 - Viaje a la Luna. Director: Frederic Amat. Screenplay: Federíco García Lorca. Produced by: Ovideo. Barcelona, Spain.

CHOREOGRAPHY

2007    - ‘Andrea Chernier’ Opera. Choreography. Producción of the ‘Gran Teatre del Liceu’. Barcelona
2006    - Binari presented in Barcelona, Spain.
2005    - Levantate y Anda, produced and presented by AreaTangent, Barcelona, Spain.
- Pensando en Movimiento presented in the Ffida dance festival in Toronto, Canada.
2003     – 20 Anys y Una Nit amb Nina, musical of Nina, in Barcelona, Spain.
– Hora Cero, musical concert of Astor Piazolla, with arrangements by Jose Luis Bieto.
– ‘Viaggio a Reims’ Opera. Choreography and movement assistant. Production of the ‘Gran Teatre del Liceu. Stage director; Sergi Belbel
2002    – ‘Oh Yeah!!??’ y No Tango, presented in the fFIDA Dance festival in Toronto, Canada.
2001    - The Fall – Premiered on August 15, 2001 at fFIDA (Fringe Festival for Independent Dance Artists) in Toronto, Canada.       
- For the Sake of Auld Lang Syne – Premiered on March 24 – 25, 2001, in Barcelona, Spain.
2000     - Mantis? – Premiered on August 14, in the fFIDA dance festival, Toronto Canada.
- Canciones Mexicanas, created for ‘Namian’ contemporary dance company in Mexico City, Mexico. Premiered on September 22, 2000 in Mexico City, Mexico.
1999     - Pitoura, Premiered on August 13, in the fFIDA dance festival in Toronto, Canada.

ASSISTANT

2005/2006– I.T. Dansa, Young Company of the Institut de Teatre, Barcelona, Spain. Director:     Catherine Allard.
Contemporary dance classes and rehearsal assistant.
2005 – Norrdans, Härnösand, Sweden. Assistant to Ramon Oller the creation Sang del     Cel.     Premiered, Oct 9, 2005.
2004/2005– I.T. Dansa, Young Company of the Institut de Teatre, Barcelona, Spain. Director:     Catherine Allard.
Contemporary dance classes and rehearsal assistant.
2004 – Norrdans, Härnösand, Sweden. Director, Jeanne Yasko.
February 9 – 21, contemporary dance classes and rehearsal assistant.

2003/2004 – I.T. Dansa, Young Company of the Institut de Teatre, Barcelona, Spain. Director:     Catherine Allard.
Contemporary dance classes and rehearsal assistant.

2002 - Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, España.
Adrianne Auf Naxus – production of the Théâtre de la Monnaie, Brussels.
Choreography: Agnes Moisés.
Sept 16 – November 11, rehearsal assistant.
2001 – Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, Spain.
Samson and Dalila – opera production of Covent Garden. Choreography: David Bintley, staged by Ann Whitley. Feb. 20 - Mar. 30 – Contemporary dance classes, translator and rehearsal assistant.

2000/2001 – I.T. Dansa, Young company of the Institut de Teatre, Barcelona, Spain. Director:     Catherine Allard. Sept – 19, 2000 – Feb 20, 2001 – Contemporary dance classes and rehearsal assistant.

1999/2000 – Metros, contemporary dance company, Barcelona, Spain.
Oct. 4, 1999     Jan 7, 2000 – Contemporary dance classes, rehearsal director.

CONTEMPORARY DANCE TEACHER

As a contemporary dance teacher, Keith has taught in the following:

Professional Dance Companies: Norrdans, Harnosänd, Sweden; Galili Dans, Groningen, The Netherlands; Charleroi danse, Bruselas, Belgium; Giessen Stadtteatre, Germany; Preljocaj, France; Cia ‘Danza 88’, Cádiz; Metros, Barcelona; L’Anonima Imperial, Barcelona; Rosland Musical, Barcelona.

Open Dance Studios for Professional Dancers: Danswerkplaats, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; La Rafinerie, Brussels, Belgium; Metros, Barcelona; ‘El Palacio de LaBoro’, Barcelona. Teacher’s Collective, Toronto, Canada.

Dance Schools and Conservatories:
Institut del Teatre, Barcelona. (2007 – 2008 Assistant director of the professional dance training program. 2006 – 2007 Artistic Coordinator of the professional dance training program. 2005, teacher and director of the choreography and dance interpretation specialty for the Superior Dance School Professional training programme. 2001 – 2003, contemporary dance, composition, choreographic workshops and contemporary variation classes for the 3rd and 4th year students. Also coordinator of the 3rd and 4th year dance department (spanish, classical and contemporary) during the 2002 / 2003 season). Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona; Dance Conservatory of Sevilla; Dance Conservatory of Almería; Centro Andaluz de Danza, Sevilla; El Centro Coreográfico de Valencia, Burjasot, Valencia; Botanic espai de Dansa, Valencia; The National Ballet School of Canada, Toronto, Canada; Danshögskolan, Stockholm, Sweden; Escuela de Danza Laura Esteve, Sant Cugat (Barcelona); Escuela de Danza Rosita Mauri, Barcelona.

Dance Festivals: ‘VI Festival Internacional de Danza del Mar del Plata’, Mar del Plata, Argentina.

Other teaching experience

2002 – 2003 –‘Operación Triunfo’. Television program for aspiring pop singers. Produced         by: Gestmusic. Televisión Española.
2003 – 2004 -  Assessor of the contemporary dance department of the dance school             Centrescènic, in Torredembarra, Tarragona, Spain.