Ref NoNM/H/1/2/53
TitleA Matinee of Dance, Ballet & Mime at The Ardwick Empire
Date11 May 1929
Extent2 theatre programmes, 2 flyers
DescriptionPresented by Madge Atkinson and Mollie Suffield in aid of The Ancoats Hospital Centenary fund. Performance of *Waltzes; "The Balloon Woman" (A Frolic); *Stolen Shoes; Waltz From "La Source"; *Praeludium; Nocturne; Forlana; *The Offering; A Miniature Ballet "The Toy Hospital"; En Bateau "By the Pool"; *The Torch; Two Modern Impressions; "Puck's Minuet"; *Carnival; The True Story of King Alfred (An anachronistic ballet by Mollie Suffield, set to the music of Haydn); Russian Dance; In Bond Street; Merely Frivolous (a) Sailors Don't care (b) Beach Parade; * "Pan and the Fairies"; "The Soldier and the Girl"; From a Cabaret; * The Hebridean Overture "Fingal's Cave".

A note included on the programme explains that dances and ballets marked * invented and arranged by Madge Atkinson on the basis of her system of Natural Movement. All other dances and ballets invented and arranged by Mollie Suffield, with the exception of the Forlana, which is Traditional.

The flyers advertise the performance and provide details of the music and give credit to the work of Madge Atkinson and Mollie Suffield in addition to providing details of ticket prices.
FormatTheatre Programme
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
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