Libby Smigel

Library of Congress
Dance Archivist
Washington, DC
Libby Smigel MFA PhD served as Executive Director of Dance Heritage Coalition from 2009 to 2015, during which time she redesigned the DHC Fellows program for the IMLS-funded initiative that she will discuss in this session. She designed and secured funding from CLIR Hidden Collections for a six-site processing project that trained and managed early-career DHC Fellows. She also co-authored DHC's Statement on Fair Use of Dance-Related Materials and established DHC's archival and digitization services for artists. She currently is the dance archivist in the Music Division, Library of Congress.