Contemporary Dance Teacher; AI23 Creative Lab Director
Keith Morino was born in Toronto, Canada. He joined Canada’s National Ballet School at the age of 10 years and graduated the professional dance program in 1987. He began his professional dance career with the Nederlands Dans Theatre II in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1988 until 1991. From 1991 until 1998 he worked in Barcelona, Spain with Catalan choreographer Ramon Oller in his contemporary dance company ‘Metros’.
From 1998 till 2001 Keith combined freelance performing with choreography for dance, theatre and opera, and teaching in different European companies and conservatories. In 2001 he joined the staff at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona, beginning as rehearsal assistant for the young pre-professional dance company ‘IT Dansa’ before joining the faculty of the Professional Dance Conservatory “Escola d’Ensenyament Secundari i Artístic, Conservatori Professional de Dansa”, (EESA/CPD) as a contemporary dance teacher.
From 2009 – 2018 he was the Artistic and Academic Director of this Conservatory.
In September of 2018, Keith joined the teacher training program in the movement language method of Gaga, in Tel Aviv, Israel. He became a certified Gaga teacher in June of 2020.
He is currently part of the contemporary dance faculty of the EESA/CPD in Barcelona, and the artistic faculty of Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto.