Maurice Causey is an American born European based artist. He began studying Ballet at the age of 15 in his hometown of Florence, Alabama. His training includes School of American Ballet, the American Ballet Theatre School, and the Joffrey Ballet in New York City.
Maurice was eight years a Principal Dancer with William Forsythe's Frankfurt Ballet. He also danced with the Cleveland Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, and as Principal Dancer with the Gothenburg Ballet is Sweden.
Maurice Causey has also been Ballet Master for both the Royal Sweden Ballet (2002-2003) and The Netherlands Dance Theatre 1 (2004-2010). He has choreographed original works including The Netherlands Dance Theatre 1,Northwestern Professional Dance Project, Hubbard Street 2, Milwaukee Ballet, Company C, Stockholm 59 North, Augsburg Ballet, O Dance and dance company iMEE.
Maurice has also guest taught for companies such as Cullberg Ballet, NDT 1 and 2, Royal Swedish Ballet, Norwegian Institute of the Arts, HJS in Amsterdam and Wayne McGregors Random Dance in London, England. Maurice has choreographed for Galas, Schools and competitions through-out the US, Canada, Europe, Korea and Australia.