Morgan Thorson
Dancer and Choreographer
Minneapolis, MN
2011 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by Friends of USA.

Morgan Thorson is a dancer and choreographer whose work is grounded in experimentation of content, form, and process. She has created outdoor performances, site-specific choreography, and ensemble and solo improvisation, and often collaborates with composers, scientists, and historians. Her works have been presented at a variety of international, national and local venues such as the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, dance Theatre Workshop in New York, and London Improvisation in Performance. She taught at the University of Minnesota.

Portrait photo courtesy the artist.

  • Artwork by Morgan Thorson
    Faker, 2006; performed by Karen Sherman and Chris Schlichting; photo credit the artist
Artwork by Morgan Thorson