NDAI: Ponydance Theatre Company

Reference Code: IE 2135 N14
Title: The Ponydance Theatre Company Papers
Dates of Creation: 2006-2010
Extent and Medium: 20 items (18 files)

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Name of Creator(s): The Ponydance Theatre Company.

Administrative History: The Ponydance Theatre Company was founded in 2005 by Leonie McDonagh (b. 1981), who received her training at Sallynoggin College, Dublin and at London Contemporary Dance School.  The other founding member was Paula O’Reilly.  Company members include Duane Waters, Ryan O’Neill, Lorcan O’Neill, Carl Harrison, Neil Hainsworth, and Oona Doherty.  The company’s performances combine contemporary dance and commercial dance with comedy and theatre.  Their success is evidenced by the Audience Choice Award, which they won in 2009 at the Pick’n’Mix Festival, Belfast.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Donated by the Ponydance Theatre Company to the National Dance Archive of Ireland on 16 May 2011.


Content and Structure 

Scope and Content: Posters, flyers, programmes, and press cuttings relating to dance works created and performed by the Ponydance Theatre Company.

System of Arrangement: The material has been grouped by choreography and arranged chronologically by date.


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Language/ Scripts of Material: English.


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