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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/M/6
Alt Ref NoNM/N/3
TitleAnita Heyworth 1928-1959
DateJanuary 1928 - October 1959
DescriptionAn alphabetical index book marked as number 21.
Cuttings from newspapers including photographs detailing performances by Atkinson, Heyworth and students of Natural Movement, and also news regarding education and the teaching of Natural Movement, competitions and demonstrations.

Topics/venues/performances covered are:
Performances at Colne and Nelson Clef Club 1928 and Crane Hall Liverpool 26 November;
images in the Dancing Times February 1929 of Miss Baasch and in December of Heyworth and Godson; North of England Dance festival including a cartoon from the Daily Express 6 April and photographs of winners; performances at Alderley Edge and Ardwick Empire; Arley Castle Summer School; "Tannhauser", "The Flame of Love", photographs of rehearsals for Manchester Opera Festival 1928; cutting from the Illustrated Weekly of India containing photographs; The Witches of Baba Yaga 14 December 1929; Elsa Frank as "Pan" photograph by T Longworth Cooper, and a portrait image of Madge Atkinson; several images of Natural Movement dancers 1930 at the Manchester University Garden Party; an article by Madge Atkinson called 'Round the German Schools' Dancing Times June 1930; Daily Dispatch health exhibition article 1931; Blackpool Dance Festival with images; article by Madge Atkinson 'Dancing as a career' from the Evening Chronicle 1932; image with the title 'The Greeks had a word for it'; image of 'Soaring' at the Garrick Theatre 1933; 'Dancing as a career for the modern girl' from the Manchester City News 1933 with images of A Waltz Fantasy; image of The Hoop Dance; articles regarding the use of music by Madge Atkinson 1934; article Teaching Babies by Jeanette Rutherston Dancing Times 1935; images of Play and Soaring; articles regarding L Stanley Jast's play A Florentine Irony at the Manchester Central Library 1935; article 'Farewell of ballet pioneer' reporting on Atkinson's farewell stage appearance 1935; articles regarding the transfer of the Atkinson School from Manchester to London 1936 and 1937; article from Dancing Times October 1937 by Madge Atkinson; images and article from the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News 1 July 1938 showing Natural movement; images with the title The Dancing Side of Physical Fitness 1938; article from the South African Dancing Times; Mother Goose in mime 1949; article on Princess Margaret's visit to the Princess Margaret Rose School 1949; Imperial Society annual dinner article 1950; images of students at London College of Educational Dance 1953; articles regarding examinations at the London Collge of Dance and Drama 1956-9.

Some articles are replicated in the London College News Cuttings scrapbook 1946-65
Extent1 green album
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
DS/UK/P1348Heyworth; Anita Elizabeth M (1906-1991)1906-1991
DS/UK/11148London College of Dance and Drama; 1944-1944-
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