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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/H/1/1/6
TitleMiss Madge Atkinson's Matinee's of Dancing at The Gaiety Theatre, Manchester
Date31 October 1916 - 2 November 1916
DescriptionMatinee of dancing in two parts.
Part I.- Historical , including 'Overture-three pieces for string orchestra, Allemande, Sarabande, Cebell (Gavotte); 'La Volta, or My Lady's Dancing Lesson' by Madge Atkinson, Suzanne Stone and Margaret Dean featuring the dances 'The Spanish Pavane' and 'La volta' (includes synopsis); 'The Coronto' by Madge Atkinson (includes synopsis); 'The Chaconne' by Rita Brickman (includes synopsis); 'Au Bal Masque' by Madge Atkinson and Margaret Dean with a cast of 'Hostesses and Guests' featuring the dances 'Minuet, Sarabande, Entree, Bouree, Contre Danse, Rigaudon' (includes synopsis). The dances in this scene are taken from the ciphers of M. Fenillet, Dancing-Master to Louis XIV and his Royal Ballet. Part II.-Descriptive Mood Dances (Arranged on the Spong Method of Natural Movement by Madge Atkinson) including "Play" by Madge Atkinson and and children; "Dream" by Margarita Lucius, Rita Brickman, Elsie Furniss and Madge Atkinson; "The Moon Maiden" by Madge Atkinson (includes synopsis); "Renunciation" by Madge Atkinson; "The Tease"by Margarita Lucius, Rita Brickman and Madge Atkinson; "Elfland" by Suzanne Stone and Margaret Pemberton; "Autumn" by Madge Atkinson; "Raag Deepak": The Tune of Fire, by Madge Atkinson, Davidona Carmichael, Rita Brickman, Elsie Furniss and Margarita Lucius (includes synopsis). Also includes song list. '1916' written in pen and pencil on the cover.
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 theatre programmes
Physical Descriptionslight tear in page crease.
FormatTheatre Programme
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3148Spong; Annea Eliza (1870-1957); Artist1870-1957
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
Places
CodeSet
NA158Gaiety Theatre/Manchester/England, UK
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