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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/E/2/3/3
TitleUnpublished articles written on the Madge Atkinson method
Datec1920-1962
DescriptionArticles and papers (both handwritten and typed) kept together in this folder. All articles are probably written by Madge Atkinson but not all of them give an author.
Contents/titles of articles are:
1. Blending Nature and Art in "Natural" Dancing (2 pages)
2. The Art of Expressive Movement: Does it need a music of its own? (3 pages)
3. The Fairies Idea (a script, 9 pages)
4. News cutting regarding Manchester's Education Festival (undated)
5. Interview questions and answers regarding the art of expressive movement and music (8 pages).
6. Natural Movement and Music based on Greek ideals by Madge Atkinson (6 pages) and a letter from the Manchester Guardian.
7. Holiday Camp 26 July 1962 lesson plans (15 pages)
8. Untitled paper by Madge Atkinson about how she became interested in natural dance (6 pages).
9. Three simply rhythmic class exercises for small children and three short dances to music by Walter Carroll (10 pages)
10 Criticism of Annea Spong and Madge Atkinson demonstration anon 1923 (10 pages)
11. The Aim (9 pages)
12. Suggestions for a babies class in Natural Movement and Music by Madge Atkinson (2 pages)

Originally housed in a green paper wallet number 5 bearing the Natural Movement logo and kept in 3rd filing cabinet drawer.
Extent1 file
FormatPapers
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
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