Born in Glasgow, Fergus trained at the Royal Ballet School and Central School of Ballet. After graduating Fergus went to Northern Ballet Theatre one of the country’s leading dance/drama companies. Throughout his time with NBT, Fergus danced all principal and soloist roles as well as many leading roles being created on him.
On leaving NBT, Fergus was asked to join the UK tour of “CATS” playing Mr Mistoffolees, and subsequently in the London West End production. This transition into musical theatre was followed by many other appearances in West End shows including “Oklahoma!” at the National Theatre and Lyceum Theatre London West End (Dir. Trevor Nunn. Choreo. Susan Stroman.) “Burn the Floor” Australian Tour, “ Fosse” London West End (Dance Captain and leading performer) and “My Fair Lady”(Dance Captain) again at the National Theatre and Theatre Royal Drury Lane London West End (Dir. Trevor Nunn. Choreo Matthew Bourne.), where Fergus then became the show’s Resident Choreographer for the West End transfer. Fergus was then asked by Susan Stroman to be Resident Director/Choreographer on the London West End production of the Broadway hit show “Contact”. More recently he has been choreographic assistant on staging the new German and European tour of “CATS” and choreographic assistant to Susan Stroman for the first new full-length ballet in 32 years for New York City Ballet. Fergus was also responsible for staging the 2005 U.S tour of “Contact” for Miss Stroman.
Film Credits include- “CATS” the movie, “Jesus Christ
Superstar”, “Oklahoma!”, “Burn the Floor”, “Beyond
the Sea” (Dir. Kevin Spacey).
Many thanks and love to L.