I am Morgan FitzPatrick Andrews, artmaker and activist.
I live in Philadelphia where I teach movement and politics. I run workshops about dis/ability, gender and race through Philadelphia Theatre of the Oppressed, lead yoga classes that discuss art and social justice, and invent podcasts and interactive performances for unusual spaces with the Medium Theatre Company.
I have an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College. Prior to that I trained with the Bread & Puppet Theater in Vermont, with Jana Sanskriti in India, and studied anatomy and movement with numerous teachers of yoga and dance. Political mentors have included members of Philadelphia's MOVE Organization and Movement for a New Society, organizers of Brazil's Centro de Mídia Independente and Carnaval Revolução, and the International Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Organization.
My MFA Practicum focused on the performance of low vision, blindness, and the phenomenon of dis/ability passing (sometimes touched on in discourse around "invisible disabilities"). My practicum project involved public workshops on performing blindness that culminated in a touring solo show. As an actor, I've been taking on roles that represent visually impaired characters as a means to further explore that work.