Eilon Morris, Ensemble/Composer

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Eilon Morris is a percussionist and theatre practitioner who has worked as a performer, composer and educator with ensembles and institutions across Europe and Australia. He is a core member of the DUENDE ensemble, and a regular collaborator with OBRA Theatre Co. He is also an associate artist of Whitestone Arts and research associate of the Centre for Psychophysical Performance Research.

In Australia Eilon undertook an apprenticeship in instrument making with RG Music(1998- 2001), was a founding member of the Quiddity Ensemble (2001 2004) and the Butterfly Club Pocket Theatre (1998 2002). Since relocating to the UK in 2004, he has worked as a musician and composer on productions including Lord of the Flies (BBC Radio Drama), These Trees are Made of Blood (Bench Productions), Le Voyage dans la Lune (BFI), It’s Like He’s Knocking (Unfinished Business), Electric Field (IOU), Shattering Man (DUENDE) and Beast Market (Chol), as well as touring and recording with music groups including Stems and Kelter.

In 2013 Eilon completed a PhD investigating the use of rhythm in acting and performance, and has written a book on this topic for Methuen Drama (Published in 2016).