1st Annual Oxford Dance Symposium

“Dance on the English Stage in the eighteenth century”

New College, Oxford, April 1999

 

The Timetable at a Glance

Chair: Lionel Sawkins, London

Keynote speakers

Judith Milhous (City University of New York, New York)
‘The economics of theatrical dance in eighteenth-century England’

Peter Leech (Christ Church, Oxford)
‘James Paisible and others: collaborations between French and English musicians and dancers in London1680-1714’

Jennifer Thorp (Regent’s Park College, Oxford)
‘Commanding Presences: dance for benefit performances and court celebrations in London 1700-1750’

Moira Goff (British Library, London)
‘From Le Bergeres Fidelle to The Yorkshire Maggot: an A to Z of ent’racte dances on the London stage 1700-1750’