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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelSubSeries
Ref NoNM/S/6
TitleMother Earth
Datec1933
DescriptionCostume for Mother Earth.
"Mother Earth" was danced and mimed by Anita Heyworth and children (from Anita Heyworth's list of memorable dances). It was performed at the Milton Hall Manchester on 16 December 1933 and the Lesser Free Trade Hall Manchester on 23, 25, 26 November 1935.
This is one of the examples of a nature themed dance found in Natural Movement.
The costume consists of leaf dresses, yellow tunics, a grasshopper hood, poppy dress and hat, daffodil dress, girdles, crinkled pants and fabric pieces.
Related MaterialEight records describe the costume used for this dance.
Extent2 boxes
FormatCostume
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P1348Heyworth; Anita Elizabeth M (1906-1991)1906-1991
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