Jon Morris
Jon Morris

Jon Morris is a conceptual artist; actor, visual artist, director, choreographer, clown. Jon’s work ranges from Le Louvre to Lady Gaga. Recent work; Right Passage, interactive performance installation with 36 performers for 30,000 people, choreographing Nine Inch Nails 2014 Festival Tour, movement directed for David Michalek’s Dries Von Noten Retrospective at Le Louvre; Aurora; Interactive Performance Installation for 2,500 people in Mexico; Reflecting the Stars, recreating the night sky in the Hudson River; Welcome to You, an interactive installation for the New Museum; created Pixel Forest, interactive performance installation for 10,000 at SXSW; numerous other TWF projects. In addition to founding the arts collective, The Windmill Factory, he has directed, performed, and created with Fuerzabruta, Cirque du Soleil, The MET, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Guthrie Theatre, Patrice Chereau, Robert Wilson, Tina Landau, Aszure Barton, Spymonkey, Diavolo Dance Theatre, Ken Roht’s Orphean Circus, Fabulous Monsters, and Jay Scheib. He has been featured in films by Jonathan Dayton and Valari Faris, David Michalek, and Anson Mount. He has also starred in various national commercials and innumerable embarrassing gigs. He is a Thomas J. Watson Fellow, Tennessee Williams Fellow, 6-time All-American Springboard Diver, and holds a B.A. from the University of the South, Sewanee. Jon has taught master classes at Harvard, NYU, Columbia, Pace, The University of The South, and Vanderbilt.