James Morrow is the founder and artistic director of james morrow/ The Movement. His movement has become a fusion of modern, contemporary, and urban dance styles. His choreography can be seen on companies throughout the U.S. and internationally. He works in Utrecht, Vienna, Mumbai, Krasnoyarsk, and New Brighton. As a dancer/ performer, Morrow has worked with many companies in Chicago and New York, as well as, the Bahamas, Minnesota, Toronto, Michigan, Berlin, Durham, Jacksonville, and Massachusetts. He has been recipient of the Artist Ambassador Award to Northeastern Illinois University (2001), The Mordine and Co. Mentoring Project (2006), Chicago Cultural Dance Center’s Dance Bridge (2008), Movement Research at Judson Church (2012), SOLO Commissioned Choreographer for Minnesota's McKnight Dance Fellow (Stephen Schroeder 2012), Bates Teacher Fellowship (2013), and Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellow in Choreography (2014).
Morrow was on Faculty at the American Dance Festival (summer 2010). He received a fellowship to Hollins University/The American Dance Festival (2011) where he earned his MFA in dance. As an educator, Morrow has been a guest lecturer/ adjunct professor at Jacksonville University and Amherst College. He has worked as dance faculty at Northeastern Illinois University, Florida State College at Jacksonville, He is currently an assistant professor of dance at Salem State University.