Morgann Runacre-Temple



Morgann began choreographing at school, winning the Central School of Ballet Choreography Award in 2002 and 2003. She has been creating work for Ballet Ireland since 2005, making over ten works for the company including five full-length ballets: Cinderella (2009), Romeo & Juliet (2010), Scheherazade (2011), Carmen (2013) and Coppelia (2015).

Elsewhere, Morgann has made work for English National Ballet, Ballet Central, The Print Room, Images of Dance, Northern Ballet Choreographic Lab 2016, Royal Ballet Participation, BBC Young Dancer of the Year and Poppy Hotel for Wilton’s Music Hall. In partnership with Jessica Wright, she directs and choreographs dance films. Credits include: The Try Out, Channel 4, The Last Resort  (English National Ballet & TATE Liverpool) and Curing Albrecht (English National Ballet & Manchester International Festival, available on BBC iPlayer). Curing Albrecht won Best Film 2018 at NRDFF and Best Director at Portland Dance Film Festival. She has worked as a movement director and choreographer in Opera and Theatre, working with directors Sam Brown, Jeff James and Ivo Van Hove.

Morgann performed as a dancer for companies including: Ballet Ireland, English National Ballet, Rosie Kay Dance Company and the Curve Foundation. She trained at Central School of Ballet and London Contemporary Dance School and is a recipient of Dance East Rural Retreat Award for Future Dance Leaders 2016/17.