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TitleMadge Atkinson's work in Cape Town under the direction of Nancy Watson-Morris
Extent1 green and red cuttings book
DescriptionNancy Watson-Morris was taught Natural Movement by Madge Atkinson and then travelled to South Africa and taught the method there herself.

This book contains cuttings, mainly from the Cape Argus and featuring Watson-Morris's teaching with some images. The first article is from 1 September 1937 and mentions Watson-Morris's trip to London to study for five months.
Articles follow which mention classes for babies and the arrival of Atkinson to conduct some examinations in 1938; an article regarding a display to take place at the City Hall in February 1938 with a description of how children are taught the musical notes; an article by Madge Atkinson 'Dancing in the Girls' Schools of South Africa' in The Outspan 23 September 1938; an article by Watson-Morris 'The Madge Atkinson Method of Natural Movement' in The South African Theatre, Music & dance Dec. 1939/Jan. 1940; reviews of the performance at City Hall; a German article; advertisements for a lecture-demonstration by Atkinson; and an interview with her 29 June 1938.
The book has blank pages at the back.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
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