Join the EDC discussion of Research Issues in Early Dance

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, if you would like to present a paper or make a contribution to the discussion of any of the first four papers listed below. They can all be read at

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

2.  Organising a Period Ball, by Christine Rogers

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

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