Tracie Morris is a poet, performer and scholar. She works extensively as a singer, sound artist, writer, bandleader and actor. Her installations have been presented at the Whitney Biennial, Ronald Feldman Gallery, the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning and the New Museum. She holds an MFA in poetry from Hunter College and an MA and PhD in Performance Studies from New York University. Dr. Morris is an Associate Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at Pratt Institute. Her poetry book, “TDJ: To Do w/ John” (2011) is published by Zasterle Press. “Rhyme Scheme”, a longer poetic manuscript, is published by Chax Press for publication in 2012. She is also developing two audio projects: The Tracie Morris Band and sharpmorris, a collaboration with composer Elliott Sharp.
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (London, England)
Creative Capital Strategic Planning Professional development course for artists
Hemispheric Institute alumna
Cave Canem Summer Institute, alumna
Coordinator, Performance and Performance Studies program, Pratt Institute
Board of Directors, Cave Canem Foundation (2008-2010)
Chair, Benefit Committee, Cave Canem Foundation (2009-2011)