Fergus Early is dancer, choreographer and director based in London, UK. He is a co-founder of the X6 Collective, London (1976-80); its successor Chisenhale Dance Space, London (1980-) and a co-editor of New Dance magazine (1977-88). Early founded Green Candle Dance Company, London (1984), and continues to serve as Artistic Director. Green Candle Company has been awarded three Digital Dance awards. In 2010 Early was awarded an OBE for services to dance and is an Honorary Doctor of Arts at De Montfort University, Leicester. Publications include ‘The Wise Body’ (Intellect Books, 2011), co-authored with Jacky Lansley.