Donald A Morin

Donald A Morin

Self employed
Director, Actor, Cinematographer, Dancer, Musician, Playwright and Studio Teacher

Edmonton, Canada

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August 2012
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About Donald

Mr. Donald Morin performed at the Truth & Reconciliation Event in Edmonton, 2014 and the Neechie Festival, a benefit for the SikSika people flooded outside of Calgary Alberta. May, he was the Technical Director, music performer and co-ordinator of The Edmonton Red Jam Slam event. He completed his recurring character Johnny on BLACKSTONE, a Canadian TV series shot in Edmonton, AB. April 2011, the indigenous filmmaker and performer performed a fun clown show for Winnipeg’s Scheme A Dream company for a packed Restaurant Crowd birthday event in Edmonton, where he had the crowd in gags and laughs. He as well finished editing work for professional dancer and Teacher Christine Elsey. Streams of Metropolis Dance. Donald Also presented an online first Nations Issues lecture from an indigenous artist perspective to students, professors and guests of the University of Fraser Valley. He also performed the role of Arvus for Andrea True Joy Fox from Gordon Fox's Novel Arvus in Excelsus. He also completed the role of Riel, a Métis Preacher in a Kelly A.H. Bird presentation of an Exosphere Motion Pictures production in association with New Blood Entertainment of a Barry J. Gillis feature film entitled "The Killing Games". He was also the acting coach, dramaturge, and 3rd Assistant director. June he completed the role of Wilfred in the stage reading of Where the Sun Don’t Shine for The Aboriginal Arts Collective and as well read other characters from short one act plays for the Aboriginal Arts Festivals held in Edmonton. Donald as well collaborated with International Indigenous Artist Rebecca Belmore with her performance art work at the Museum of Anthropology and the Orr Gallery in Vancouver 2010. 2007 he studied and worked with Gunargie O’Sullivan during the Ten Day Intensive of The Activist Documentary Film Workshop of the Galliano Island Film and Television School in British Columbia. He also helped produce and creates the audio programs for Coop Radio’s Community Radio programs When Spirit Whispers and Snewaylh Language program with co-host/producer Gunargie O’Sullivan”. Other work consisted of the principal role of “Marty” in a radio musical called The Tipping Point, a Theatre In The Raw production. 2005 he completed the lead role of “Sam Wolf” for Caravan Farm Theatre summer musical IOU LAND. 2,001, Donald produced and toured The Métis Sauvage European Tour in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, and London. 2006, he performed for Rebecca Belmore and acted for Infinity Films of Florida, USA. 04/05, he finished film mentoring work for The Indigenous Media Arts Group (IMAG) and helped with the Professional Development program for Native Artists at IMAG. He has showed a 45 minute version of his 7 Fires film and his academic paper NDNs in the Age of Terror in Atlanta, Georgia, USA at the University Of Georgia, Art & Design and for The Society for Cinema and Media Studies 2004 International Conference. 2004, he was one of the keynote Speakers/Presenters at The Annual AGM for The National Alliance for Media Artists at the RimShot Media Festival in Vancouver, and Cinematographer for the short The Birthday produced by Wendy Nahanee. 2003, he completed the S.E.A.R.C.H program @ The Alliance for Art and Culture, sat for the 2,003 Canada Council For The Arts selection Committee and completed teaching the Native youth and the professional development programs @ the Indigenous Media Arts Group . He also taught at the Digital Film program at The Native Education Centre. The 7 Fires 4 U…Kitchi Manitou film was also presented @ the 13th. Annual La Terres En Vue Film/Video Festival in Montreal of June, 2,003. That year he also completed the direction of two video shorts for Monique Giard entitled VICIOUS ATTACK, and I’M FIRST NATIONS AND PROUD OF IT. Donald Morin performed the LEAD role of Eddy LaRoche in the Quebec 35mm film Windigo in 1993, which won awards at film festivals in Toronto and Cannes France. 85/88/91, he was drama instructor/director for the Spirit Song Theatre Company, Vancouver, BC, where he re-wrote Sea Street to an eight person play for Native youth from a two person show for the 1987 Indigenous World Native Youth Conference, UBC, from one man play for Surrey Teachers Association. 1985, he was also the lead Actor for Soul Survivor, which toured the Edmonton Fringe Festival & Vancouver Fringe Festival. Donald Morin was with the Directors Guild of Canada from 1983-1989 and The Marie Morton Talent Agency from 1981-1992. Donald completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Fine & Performing Arts Major avec Film Concentration @ SFU 1989.
1994. Donald was also the Writer/Director and Producer and fellow musical performer and actor for NDNs & Dogs, A Multi-media theatre event at Neo-Nativist festival (90), Earth Voice Festival (92) & The National Native Youth and Multicultural Conference (94). Donald Morin performed the LEAD role of Eddy LaRoche in the Quebec 35mm film Windigo in 1993, which won awards at film festivals in Toronto and Cannes France. Donald completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Fine & Performing Arts Major avec Film Concentration @ SFU 1989.

Unique traits: Available for music work, theatre work, any creative venture, acting classes, what ever is need to help find your rising star! Thanks Folks, That's all!


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