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 firstname.lastname@example.org, if you would like to present a paper or make a contribution to the discussion of any of the papers published below. Let’s build some conversations.
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?
6. Historical Accounts of the Balls Given for George IV in Edinburgh in August 1822, by Alena Shmakova
Read the pdf here: Historical accounts of the balls given for George IV in Edinburgh in 1822
7. Assemblies and Polite Leisure in East Anglia 1715-1825, by Angela Dain
originally published by the Suffolk Local History Council (SLHC) in the Suffolk Review, new series, 28 (1997)
To read follow the link to the SLHC website