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Friends of Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library

Patrons of the Friends of the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library are part of a unique organization-- an active community of dance enthusiasts and advocates. The Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library is committed to serving the Rocky Mountain Dance community, including historians, researchers, students, teachers and devotees. The Library contains materials relating to social, theatre, ethnic, ritual, dance-drama and related dance studies. The Friends of the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library provide financial and in-kind support to the Dance Library to help ensure that it remains an important resource for everyone interested in dance.  A major goal of the dance library is to digitize significant parts of the dance library collection, thereby making these items available online to scholars and dance fans who are not able to visit the library in person.

Benefits of being a patron

  • Access to the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library collections and resources
  • Invitations to events hosted by the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library including the Living Legends of Dance Celebration, the Annual Meeting/Exhibit Reception, and the annual Friends trip to the Vail International Dance Festival
  • Discounts to dance performances by metro Denver dance companies
  • Participation in educational outreach to increase awareness of dance and the performing arts

To become a patron of the Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library, please mail your donation to Friends of Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library, University of Denver Libraries, 2150 E. Evans Ave., Denver, CO 80208 or give online.  Contact Andrea Howland, External Relations Coordinator, for more information: 303-871-3958 or Andrea.Howland@du.edu.