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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/M/4
Alt Ref NoNM/N/8
TitleMadge Atkinson's work in Cape Town under the direction of Nancy Watson-Morris
Date1937-1938
DescriptionNancy Watson-Morris was taught Natural Movement by Madge Atkinson and then travelled to South Africa and taught the method there herself.

Content:
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.
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 green and red cuttings book
FormatScrapbook
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
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