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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/H/1/1/10
TitleMiss Madge Atkinson and Company at the Crane Hall, Hanover St, Liverpool
Date14-19 January 1918
DescriptionPerformance by Miss Madge Atkinson and company in 'Dance Scenes', a performance in two parts, Part I. Historical - includes performances of The Birthday by Madge Atkinson with cast list and synopsis; The Coronto by Madge Atkinson with synopsis; Forlana; La Volta or My Lady's Dancing Lesson with cast list and synopsis; The Chaconne by Rita Brickman with synopsis; Au Bal Masqué with cast list. synopsis and list of dances. Part II. Descriptive Mood Dances (arranged on the Spong Method of Natural Movement by Madge Atkinson), including Play by Madge Atkinson and Children; Song Dances; The Winds; "The Stolen child"; Dance (a list of seven dances, note beside from Anita Heyworth; 'a different solo each evening from among these'); "Polichinelle'[sic]; "The Tease"; "the Imps"; Revelry; "Raag Deepak". The programme also includes songs and musical performances, several of the dances are performed by and with the children of the company. Three of the copies have been annotated.

Publicity relating to Miss Madge Atkinson and company in Dance Scenes, Historical, Original and Legendary. Part I. Old English and French Dances arranged as "Scenes" including The Birthday; La Volta and Au Bal Masqué. Part II. Dances based on Natural Movement including "The Stolen Child"; "The Mood Maiden"; An Indian Legend Raag Deepak (the tune of fire). Includes price list and section entitled 'Opinions of the press' with extracts from the Manchester Guardian; Manchester Evening Chronicle; Dispatch and the Weekly Times.
LanguageEnglish
Extent5 theatre programmes, 2 publicity leaflets
FormatTheatre Programme
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3148Spong; Annea Eliza (1870-1957); Artist1870-1957
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
DS/UK/P1348Heyworth; Anita Elizabeth M (1906-1991)1906-1991
Places
CodeSet
NA1148Crane's Concert Hall/Liverpool/England, UK
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