Research Issues

The EDC is now offering an ongoing series of papers that aim to open up discussion of aspects of early dance. Please contact our moderator at discussion@earlydancecircle.co.uk, if you would like to present a paper or make a contribution to the discussion of any of the papers published below.

 1. “IN MOVING OR AFTER MOVING?”: the issue of the demi-coupé, by Ian Cutts

Read the pdf here: In moving or after moving

2. Tempo in 15th Century Dance — Why do we…? by Robert Huggett

Read the pdf here: Tempo in 15th Century Dance


3.  Organising a Period Ball, by Christine Rogers

Read the pdf here: Organising a Period Ball


4. Dancing in the Asylum The changing view of ‘dance therapy’ from 1850 to 1910, by Bill Tuck

Read the pdf here: Dancing in the Asylum


5. Why Study Dance History at All? The Early Dance Circle and the History of Dance, by Sharon Butler

Read the pdf here: Why Study Dance History at All?