“‘So Publick an Approbation’: attitudes to dance in 18th-century England”

New College, Oxford, 26th April 2000

The Timetable at a Glance

Chair: Roger Savage, University of Edinburgh

Wednesday 26th

12.30 Registration and Coffee

2.00 Introduction

2.15 Frans Muller, Freelance designer, Holland, and Julie Muller, Free University of Amsterdam, Holland
‘Staging late-17th c. English opera’

3.00 Annie Richardson, Winchester School of Art
‘Hogarth and the aesthetics of dance’
(This paper was later published as ‘Hogarth and the aesthetics of dance’, Dance Research, xx/2 (2002), 38-87)

3.45 Rosemary Dunhill, Hampshire Record Office
‘Observations on dance in the Harris papers’

4.30 Tea

5.15 ‘All the decent characters of female life’; women dancing on the London stage’ - a practical realisation
Jennifer Thorp & Moira Goff, dancers; David Gordon, harpsichord, and Evelyn Nallen, flute

6.30 Reception

7.30 Dinner