Tuesday, October 10, 2017

#AdaptingHeritage Forum 2017 - Introducing Colleen Quigley

Colleen Quigley is the Manuscripts Librarian for the Performing Arts Collection and Head of Archives and Special Collections at MUN’s Queen Elizabeth II Library. Colleen holds a Masters of Information from the University of Toronto; a BFA in Dance from York University and an English major from Memorial. She has worked as a performer, dance instructor and choreographer in North America as well as in the Netherlands. Colleen has participated in Canadian think tanks, International panels, exhibitions, and conferences on the preservation and promotion of dance and other aspects of the performing arts. She is an active member of various professional associations.

At the forum, Colleen will be moderating a panel discussion titled Close to the Floor - Dance Traditions in Newfoundland. If you would like to hear more about Colleen's work, you can listen to our Living Heritage podcast episode with her by clicking here.

Forum on Adapting NL's Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place on October 25 and 26. The cost of registration is $75.00, and $18.75 for post-secondary students. For full program details click here. To register click here.

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