NDAI: This Torsion Dance Theatre

Reference Code: IE 2135 N30
Title: The This Torsion Dance Theatre Papers
Dates of Creation: 2001-2009
Extent and Medium: 131 items (95 files)

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Name of Creator(s): Condron, Niamh (b. 1976).

Biographical and Administrative History: Niamh Condron was born in Dublin in 1976 and gained a BA in Dance from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Leeds, in 1999.  She has worked as a dancer with Scott Wells & Dancers Company (San Francisco), Justin Morrison (San Diego), Irish Modern Dance Theatre (Dublin), Sioned Hews Dance Company (Belgium), Earthfall Physical Theatre (Wales), The Curve Foundation (Scotland), and Dance Theatre of Ireland (Dublin).  In 2001, Condron won a scholarship for emerging dance artists to train at the Impulstanz Festival, Vienna, and in the same year founded the This Torsion Dance Theatre to explore movement and performance, combining dance, music, and voice.  Condron performs with the company at theatres, festivals, and alternative performance spaces in Ireland and abroad.  In 2006, she founded the Vibrate Dance Festival and acted as its Artistic Director until 2008.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Donated by Niamh Condron to the National Dance Archive of Ireland on 17 October 2011.


Content and Structure

Scope and Content: Programmes, promotional material, press cuttings, recordings, and photographs relating to Niamh Condron and This Torsion Dance Theatre.

System of Arrangement: Documents have been arranged into two series, Niamh Condron and This Torsion Dance Theatre.  Under each series, items have been arranged thematically by activity or choreography and chronologically by date.


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Language/ Scripts of Material: English, except for N30/2/2/13/7, which is in French.


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