MORGAN YAMADA

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I am always looking to collaborate to create exciting and meaningful theatre and film locally and nationwide. Take a look around to find information about myself, updates on projects I’m working on, stage combat classes and any upcoming events!

 

GIANT - Ghost River Theatre | Photo by: Citrus Photo

BIO

Morgan lives in Amiskwaciwâskahikan, also know as Edmonton on Treaty 6 territory, with family roots from Germany, Japan, and many more places. She works as an actor, fight choreographer, arts educator and creative collaborator. Morgan is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s BFA Acting Program and is an Advanced Actor Combatant with Fight Directors Canada. She also works as a residency artist, teaching students utilizing physical theatre. Her work as an actor and creative collaborator has primarily been focused on new work development and physical based theatre. For more info on her work and current projects see below

Photo by: Mat Simpson Co. 

WHAT'S GOING ON!

 Wanting to learn how to fall, punch or push someone onstage safely? Have a show or project that asks for choreographed violence? I can help you with that and so much more!

I am certified as an Advanced Actor Combatant and Teacher Apprentice with Fight Directors Canada along with many years of movement and martial training. I have experience in many different weapons from fencing to armed martial arts.

 

I work as both a performer and choreographer of designed violence for both stage and screen. Want to see some of my work, check out my Action Reel!

 

I am now taking bookings for the coming season and summer! 

Take a peek at my Booking Page for availability and pricing. If you have any questions about rates or profit sharing for your indie project don't hesitate to contact me directly! I am always happy to collaborate!

Playwriting and Creative Creation 

This a new artistic endevour for me and I am super excited to be starting the journey into creating my own work! I was super lucky to have my first playwriting experience working with Concrete Theatre's Sprouts Festival this spring, where my short play Keiko and the Kappa was workshopped by some pretty amazing artists!

 

Many thanks to 

Beth Graham, Richard Hsi Lee, Geri Schaer, Mieko Ouchi

Caroline Howarth, 

Dave Clarke, Caro Vanrensberg , Betty Kolodziej ,Patrick Beagan

Sang Sang Lee & Mary-Ellen Perley

I have also been working alongside Thou Art Here Theatre on the development of an Adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry VI Part 1, Titled, Joan and Talbot. 

 

 

GLORY 
National Tour
March - October 2019

I have had such a wonderful time working with on this fantastic project! I am so excited to share it with more audiences across the country this season and to share the story of some awe inspiring women in sport! Curious about the show, check out our trailer!

 

We are currently preforming at the  Thousand Islands Playhouse

Get your tickets now! 

Alberta Film Projects
Working with some amazing local companies over the past few months!

I have had the opportunity to work on a collection of short films both as an Actor and Fight Choreographer over the past while and I am super excited to share them with you all! I have included a list below of some of the projects that I have been involved with, please feel free to check them out and there will be more to come soon!

WE, THE BEREAVED

KAY THX BYE

HORRORSTRUCK

THE BLACK INFECTED

DATING BYTES EP. 5

MY SHADOW IS TRYING TO KILL ME

SUPER DRYCLEANERS EP. 1

RECRUITING HELL

MENTAL CASE 3

 
Contact

Edmonton, AB, Canada

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