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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/M/7
Alt Ref NoNM/N/7
TitleLondon College News Cuttings 1946-1965
DateMay 1946 - December 1965
DescriptionAdministrative history:
This book of cuttings covers the period when the college moved to The Lodge in Holyport and its move to London in Christmas 1954 to Addison Road, Kensington. It also includes the first set of students receiving the College Diploma (July 1947).

Contents:
An alphabetical index book containing newspaper and magazine cuttings, articles and images regarding performances given by students of the London College of Educational Dance, also news relating to the College.

Topics/events covered include:
display for Holyport memorial fund 1946; demonstration at Toynbee Hall 1947; dance and mime at Slough public hall 1948; Mother Goose in mime 1949; Princess Margaret visits Princess Margaret Rose School 1949; images of dancers practising in the open air 1950; Imperial Society annual dinner 1950; ballet from the court of Louis XIV 1950; articles from the Camera Club Journal; article on the death of King George VI 1952; images of Tyrolese garland dance 1953; article regarding the sale of a house in London to be used for a ballet school 1954; image of girls with a skeleton used by the College for teaching anatomy; images of rehearsal for for the Festival of Movement and Dance at Wembley 1955; pages from programme for the Festival; article A Career for your daughter Teacher of Dancing' 1957; image of graduates from the College 1958; article from Dance Magazine, an American publication featuring the College 1959; article 'teaching how to step with grace' 1960; Natural Movement then and now Dancing Times article 1960; performance at Rudolf Steiner theatre 1962; article on Martha Graham technique 1962; end of year performance at College; images of girls waiting for tickets to the Bolshoi Ballet 1963; news about teaching appointments gained by students; 1963-4; Imperial Congress 1964; twenty-first birthday of College 1965; dancing at Felixstowe College; Beryl Gray becomes the new Director General of the Arts Educational Trust 1965.

Some cuttings are replicated in Anita Heyworth's scrapbook which dates from 1928-1959
Also some loose cuttings regarding a display at Princess Margaret Rose School in 1952, programmes from the demonstration and other news cuttings from 1953 including two featuring photographs of the Queen.
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 black book (53 pages)
FormatNewspaper Cuttings
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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