Early Dance – or Historical Dance, as it is also known – covers all social dancing for which there are surviving records
Dance is for dancing. Practice is just as important as theory and scholarship. Learning to re-create and perform early dances is something that the members of the Early Dance Circle cherish, along with those listed below.
Music for dancing is not necessarily the same as music for listening. When organising the music for any performance
The way we dress affects the way we move. For those interested in Early Dance, the wearing of good historical dress
Ongoing research requries constant reevaluation of what we think we know of the past. The EDC is hosting several discussion papers and welcomes your thoughts and suggestions.
The National Centre for Historical Dance support the study, re-creation and enjoyment of European dancing as represented in manuscripts and printed books since medieval times
Find out more about sources of early dance information