Alongside Artistic Director John Britton, DUENDE’s two core Artists help guide, develop and imagine DUENDE’s work. Both have freelance careers in their own areas but are active at The DUENDE School and in other DUENDE projects as and when possible. DUENDE’s core Artists are Eva Tsourou (Movement Director and School Administrator) and Dr Eilon Morris (Musical Director).
Based in Glasgow and Leeds, Eilon Morris works as an actor, percussionist and educator throughout the UK and internationally. In 2017 he published his first book, Rhythm in Acting and Performance (Methuen), building on his PhD and Masters research at University of Huddersfield (2008, 2013). Eilon is also a core member of Iceberg Impro and OBRA Theatre Co, as well as an associate artist at Whitestone Arts. He was a founding member of the Quiddity Ensemble (2001-2004) and the Butterfly Club Pocket Theatre (1998-2002) in Melbourne Australia, and since relocating to the UK in 2004, has worked on productions including Day of the Living (Royal Shakespeare Company), Lord of the Flies (BBC Radio Drama), These Trees are Made of Blood (Southwark Playhouse and Arcola Theatre), Gaudete (OBRA), Le Voyage dans la Lune (BFI), It’s Like He’s Knocking (Unfinished Business), Electric Field (IOU), Shattering Man (DUENDE), and Rhein (Royal Festival Hall), as well as touring and recording with music groups including Stems and Kelter.
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Eva Tsourou is a performer, aerialist,choreographer and teacher. She has studied extensively in the fields of theatre, dance and circus, for which she worked at first touring in the UK, Portugal, Germany and Dubai. Later she took interest in Street Theatre and also worked as a freelance performer and aerialist in many shows and events. Since 2009 she is a member of Duende Ensemble for which she performs,choreographs and teaches. Some of her personal works include solo physical theatre shows, dance performances and duets. She has choreographed aerial and performance pieces. She is teaching aerial work, dance and physical theatre in a Masterclass called ' Intactable spaces'