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Fergus has trained in mime, physical theatre, circus and clown, in the UK and in NZ.

His teachers have included Robert Bennett, Desmond Jones, John Wright, Simon McBurney, Les Bubb, John Bolton, Deborah Pope, Giovanni Fusetti, Thomas Monckton, Fraser Hooper and Ira Seidenstein.

Fergus has taught extensively for:

  • NASDA (Christchurch)
  • Whitireia Performing Arts Centre's Stage & Screen and Circus/Dance courses
  • 1996 - 2010 Fergus was a guest physical theatre teacher-trainer at NZ's only full-time circus school CircoArts (Christchurch)
  • Footnote Dance Co's ChoreoLab
  • Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School
  • European Juggling & Circus Skills Convention (Edinburgh)

Fergus has also led public workshops in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Nelson, Motueka, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown and Melbourne.

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