DIRECTOR / CHOREOGRAPHER
MORLEIGH STEINBERG

Morleigh Steinberg is a dancer, choreographer, lighting designer, and filmmaker. A formative member of Momix, she went on to co-found ISO Dance, along with Daniel Ezralow, Jamey Hampton, and Ashley Roland. She has toured the world extensively with both companies and with solo work. She has performed and choreographed for numerous feature films, commercials, fashion shows, music videos, and music tours. Working as both dancer and choreographer, Morleigh toured with U2 on their ZOO TV Tour, and has been working on their current 360 Tour. Morleigh's choreography has earned her an Emmy award for best screen choreography in Episodes, a PBS presentation of ISO repertory and her work has been performed in the Academy Awards. Recent stage performances include productions of Caddy! Caddy! Caddy!, based on the writings of William Faulkner, choreographed by Oguri and this production of Cold Dream Colour.
Directing film and music videos since 1994, her first short film, Traveling Light, was presented by Francis Ford Coppola and featured Roxanne Steinberg and Oguri. She was chosen to participate in the UCLA Dance/Media Fellowship Project, where she shot and directed, XING and Naizou. Other films include Stir and Too Close for Conversation, for NY choreographer Nina Winthrop and Unsung with Liz Roche for RTE Ireland. Her first feature length documentary, HEIGHT OF SKY aired on the Sundance Channel in 2010. The documentary followed a two-year dance journey of Oguri into the deserts of California.
As lighting designer she has lit productions for such companies as The Corn Exchange, Bodyvox, Rex Levitates, and Oguri. Morleigh has conducted Body Weather Laboratory, a forum for investigating movement, in Dublin, Ireland since 1998.