Person NameLondon College of Dance and Drama; 1944-2003
ActivityThe first teacher training college for dance and drama in the UK. The early curriculum was planned under guidance from Anita Heyworth.
Governed by the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing since 1968.
Principals: Anita Heyworth 1944-1973; Phrosso Pfister 1973 -1985; Patricia Whitlock 1985-
Corporate NameLondon College of Dance and Drama
Other Forms Of NameLondon College of Educational Dance
Dates and PlacesFounded by Miss Grace Cone at Maidenhead in 1944 and transferred to London in 1955.
AddressWhen founded the college resided at Rawdon Hall, Holyport, near Maidenhead; it moved in 1946 to The Lodge, Holyport;
moved in 1954 to 8 Addison Road, Kensington, London; then in 1964/5 to 8 Hamilton Place, London; in 1967 the college moved to a building
called "Clubland" in Camberwell and again in 1968 to 100 Marylebone Lane, W1.
SourceGrace Cone obituary written by Anita Heyworth in 1981. Date of closure obtained from, accessed 25/11/2020.
NM/F/5/2London College of Dance and Drama photographs1944-1987
NM/N/1/2Silver Jubilee of the London College of Dance and Drama1969
NM/N/1/3Anita Heyworth's retirement party 197320 October 1973
NM/E/2/2/2/2Anita Heyworth's letters for the newsletter1980-1988
NM/E/2Education and dissemination papersc1909-1989
NM/T/1/2/76Brahms: Rhapsody G minor Opus 79 No. 2Undated
NM/S/5Brahms Rhapsodyc1950s
NM/H/2/7/1A performance by the students of The London College of Dance and Drama at the Rudolf Steiner Hall18 July 1964
NM/T/1/18/5Rachmaninoff: Prelude Opus 32. No 10. Undated
NM/T/1/19/35Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Opus 26Undated
NM/K/2/2Dance 75th Anniversary supplementDecember 1979
NM/F/5School and College photographs1923-1987
NM/F/5/2/1London College of Dance and Drama Diploma Day photographs1944-1987
NM/E/2/2London College of Dance and Drama papers1947-1989
NM/F/5/2/11London College of Dance and DramaUndated
NM/F/5/2/5London College Year III StudentsJuly 1975
NM/F/5/2/1/1Diploma Day photographs 1944-19621944-1962
NM/E/2/4/2Lectures by Anita Heyworth1967-1975
NM/E/2/6/1/6Teachers courses1961-1975
NM/F/5/2/1/9Diploma Day photographs various years 1960-1984
NM/E/2/2/3Silver Anniversary Dinner7 June 1969
NM/F/5/2/8Anita Heyworth's own photos of London College of Educational Dancec1949-1950s
NM/F/4/1/5Atkinson and HeyworthUndated
NM/E/2/2/5Correspondence with and gifts from Pearl Chan1985-1989
NM/F/5/2/1/8Diploma Day photographs 1986-19871986-1987
NM/E/1/4Anita Heyworth's retirement from London College20 October 1973
NM/E/1/6Anita Heyworth's memorial plaque1994
NM/H/4/8/5The School of Classical Ballet and Western Dances Open Day at the Homi Bhabha Auditorium, Bombay7 October 1975
NM/T/2/4/3/9"The Voices of Domrémy"c1945
NM/F/5/2/7Phrosso Pfister Imperial Award 20 May 1981
NM/E/2/2/2/4Anita Heyworth's profile and college historyc1970-1987
NM/F/5/2/6Photographs by Jack Blake. April 1976
NM/F/5/2/9London College Student PhotographsUndated
NM/T/1/11/2Kabalevsky: Sontina, Opus 13. No. 1, Four Preludes, Opus 5, Six Preludes, Opus 38, Nos 1-6. Early-mid 1900s
NM/F/5/1/4Congress photographs 19641964
NM/E/2/10/2Dance notes for 1983 conference1983
NM/F/5/2/10 London College/ISTD variousUndated
NM/F/2/7/1Uncredited images1949
NM/M/8London College News Cuttings 1965-19831965-1983
NM/F/5/2/2Photographs of Children at West Acton Infant School July 1968
NM/M/7London College News Cuttings 1946-1965May 1946 - December 1965
NM/E/2/2/1Meetings of the Governing body1972-1985
NM/F/5/2/1/7Diploma Day photographs July 19831983
NM/E/2/10/1National Resource Centre for Dance and Conference papers1982-1991
NM/E/2/3/6Published articles about Atkinson or Heyworth1968-1979
NM/E/2/1/6School music records and accessories Undated
NM/E/2/6/1/2/1Folder of Committee Meeting papers1935-1987
NM/E/2/2/4Programmes 1947-1964
NM/E/2/7/6Syllabi and prospectus' Undated
NM/E/2/1/1/2Performances by pupils of the Madge Atkinson School of Natural Movement1923-1935
NM/E/1/1/6Cards to Madge Atkinson1930, 1964
NM/E/2/1/1/1Performances of Natural Movement1949-1962
NMNatural Movement Archivec1860-1994
NM/MNewspaper cuttings1905-1965
NM/M/6Anita Heyworth 1928-1959January 1928 - October 1959
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