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Artist profile

Jill Ferguson

A highly experienced dance teacher and choreographer with particular interest in Musical Theatre and Jazz Dance.
Jill is a fully qualified teacher and teacher trainer with the International Dance Teacher’s Association and holds a Bachelor of Education in Dance from University of London Goldsmith’s College.
She has worked as lecturer in Dance and Education in many Universities including Sheffield, Nottingham and Wolverhampton and has taught and led Performing Arts Departments at two large comprehensive schools.
Her choreography credits reach over 30 years for Buxton Opera House, the Crucible Theatre, Cockpit Theatre and Royal Albert Hall plus cabaret groups and many local community and Arts Festivals and events in the Peak District.
Jill has a wide dance base and is trained to Performers Levels in Ballet, Modern Contemporary Dance, Jazz and Tap and worked as a professional dancer in theatre and television at the start of her career.

Creative Genre

  • Musical Theatre, Jazz and Theme based Contemporary work.

Work Undertaken

  • Theatre choreography Local community projects School visits Drama Workshops

Work in Education

  • Workshops offered and Schools visited . Lecturer in Dance .



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