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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
Ref NoBB/H/1/2/11
TitleThe Ginner-Mawer School of Dance and Drama at Hyde Park
Date18 June 1932
DescriptionProgramme for a Dance and Mime performance by the Ginner-Mawer School of Dance and Drama for the League of Arts Hyde Park Entertainments. (Two performances 3 and 7 pm). The programme includes details of 'future arrangements' and some text on the history of the League of Arts. All profits from the performances were to go to the King Edward's Hospital Fund for London.

The performances were: Part I Greek Dances: Maidens of Greece, Dance of the Spear, In Autumn Woods, In Praise of Harvest; Part II Mimes and National Dances: The Red Roses of the Revolution with synopsis, Polish Peasant Rondo, The Pierrots at Versailles (a mime by Irene Mawer) with cast list, Irish Peasant Dances, A Miracle of Santa Caterina (a mime by Irene Mawer) with cast list and synopsis. Company member list. Mary Starling and Gwendoline Parke at the pianos. Programme composed and produced by Ruby Ginner and Irene Mawer. On the back of the programme there are advertisements for the Ann Driver School of Applied Eurhythmics Plastique and Music Summer School, Morley College courses, and the League of Arts' evening classes in Greek Dancing.
Extent1 theatre programme
FormatTheatre Programme
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11112Ginner-Mawer School of Dance and Drama; c.1914-1954c.1914-1954
DS/UK/P1515Mawer; Irene (1893-1962); Mime1893-1962
DS/UK/P1294Ginner; Ruby Mary Adeline (1886-1978); dance practitioner1886-1978
NA1138Hyde Park/London/England, UK
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