NDAI: Siân Ferguson

Reference Code: IE 2135 N66
Title: The Siân Ferguson Collection
Dates of Creation: 1937-2000
Extent and Medium: 19 items (19 files)

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Name of Creator(s): Ferguson, Siân (b. 1962).

Biographical History: Siân Ferguson is a professional Labanotator, director, dancer, and choreographer.  She trained at the Laban Centre for Dance in London, the City College of New York, and the Dance Notation Bureau in New York, completing an MA in Dance Research & Reconstruction in 1987 and a Professional Notator Certification in 1992.  She has taught at Stanford University, SUNY Purchase, City College of New York, and Hofstra University and worked as Paul Taylor’s Company Notator for five years.  She has taught adults at Dance Theatre of Ireland and children at Encore! School of Performing Arts in Dublin, where she founded a programme in Tumbling for Tots.  She is currently retired and living in the Bay Area of California.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Donated by Siân Ferguson to the National Dance Archive of Ireland on 11 June 2013.


Content and Structure

Scope and Content: Books on modern dance and dance criticism collected by Siân Ferguson predominantly during her studies in New York.

System of Arrangement: The books have been arranged alphabetically by author.


Conditions of Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access: Unrestricted access to all items.

Conditions Governing Reproduction: Standard copyright regulations apply to all items.  For photocopying or reproducing material, please consult with the staff.

Language/ Scripts of Material: English.


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