This is not an exhaustive historical account simply because there is so little documented evidence to draw from. Instead we have relied largely on personal reminiscences from family, friends and past students to piece together what has proven to be an entertaining yet extraordinary journey in the annals of the development of dance training in the United Kingdom. If you, the reader, feel you could add to or even correct this story please let us know.
We give our special appreciation to Mary Clarke and the Editor and staff of Dancing Times for their help and encouragement in researching information and promoting the website;
also to Mollie Webb at the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.
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