Study Forum 1: Reconstructing Technique – Creating Performance (2013)

Goldsmiths, University of London, 23-24 March 2013

Two days of practical workshops and presentations, guided by leading researchers, teachers and performers. Due to the practical nature of most of the sessions, the proceedings were not published. One of the papers is available to download

Roger Clegg, Lucie Skeaping and Anne Daye – Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs: Recuperating the Song-and-Dance Comedies on the Shakespearean Stage (paper and workshop)

Paul and Ann Kent – Ever to Endure: Recreating Dances from the Gresley Manuscript (workshop)

Ilona Taure – Bringing the Castle to Life: dance at Bauska Castle, Latvia (presentation)

Jennifer Kiek – “… and winding heys to tread”: an Exploration of Possible Interpretations of the S. Hey in Country Dances from Playford 1651 (workshop)

Jennifer Thorp – Revisiting Le Palais Des Plaisirs: Anthony L’Abbé’s Divertissement at Kensington Palace in 1698 (paper and workshop)

Barbara Segal – ‘Tis not enough that ev’ry Stander-by, No glaring Errors in your Steps can ‘spy (lecture demonstration)

Letizia Dradi and Enrica Sabatini – In Search of an Identity: The Brussels Manuscript, Brussels Bibliothèque Royale, MS 9085 (workshop)

Hazel Dennison – The Posada Enigma: Investigating the Posada in the Dances of Domenico di Ferrara c.1450 (workshop)