Arts Council of Great Britain: records, 1928-1997


Series description

Series title: Touring Department: Opera and Dance Files, 1970-1989
Reference: ACGB/97
Extent: 127 items

Context

These files include the papers of Gerry Kitchen, Margaret Leask, Fleur Selby (successive Dance Touring Officers) and Jenny Slack (Opera Touring Officer).

The files were maintained jointly once Stephen Revell had combined the two areas of responsibility in 1986. He took over from Jenny Slack as Opera Touring Officer and then Dance was added to his responsibilities once Fleur Selby had left her post.

Scope and content

This series consists of files relating to the various dance and opera companies involved in the Arts Council's Touring programmes. There are also files concerning related organisations and groups e.g. the National Opera and Dance Co-ordinating Committees and the Regional Arts Associations. In addition to this there are general files concerning e.g. publicity and funding.

Further Opera and Dance files can be found in series ACGB/98 and ACGB/102.

The items in this series are arranged chronologically.

Access

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Restrictions on access

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Detailed catalogue

Reference Description Dates
ACGB/97/96 Greater London Arts Association
1 bundle
1970-1983
ACGB/97/120 Phoenix Opera
1 file
1972-1974
ACGB/97/88 Eastern Arts Association
1 bundle
1972-1983
ACGB/97/93 East Midland Arts
1 file
1973-1983
ACGB/97/119 Small-scale Opera companies
1 file
1973-1983
ACGB/97/62 Yorkshire Arts Association
1 file
1973-1983
ACGB/97/98 South East Arts Association
1 bundle
1973-1985
ACGB/97/83 Welsh Arts Council
1 file
1974-1979
ACGB/97/87 Scottish Arts Council
1 file
1974-1983
ACGB/97/95 Merseyside Arts Association
1 file
1975-1982
ACGB/97/55 West Midlands Arts
1 file
1975-1983
ACGB/97/114 Welsh National Opera
1 transfer case
1975-1984
ACGB/97/67 Southern Arts
1 file
1976-1983
ACGB/97/65 South West Arts
1 bundle
1976-1983
ACGB/97/126 Glydebourne Touring Opera
1 box
1976-1984
ACGB/97/18 Greater London Arts Association
1 file
1976-1985
ACGB/97/108 Northern Arts
1 bundle
1976-1985
ACGB/97/64 North West Arts
1 file
1977-1981
ACGB/97/94 Lincolnshire and Humberside Arts
1 file
1977-1983
ACGB/97/123 English National Opera
2 files
1977-1984
ACGB/97/4 Visiting Arts Unit
1 file
1977-1985
ACGB/97/73 London Festival Ballet
1 box and 3 transfer cases
1977-1989
Later renamed English National Ballet.
ACGB/97/52 Scottish Opera
1 transfer case
1977-1989
ACGB/97/91 South West Arts
1 bundle
1978-1983
ACGB/97/107 Scottish Ballet
2 files
1977-1984
ACGB/97/124 Small-scale Dance venues
1 file
1978-1979
ACGB/97/117 Extemporary Dance Theatre
1 bundle
1978-1986
ACGB/97/101 Ballet Rambert/Rambert Dance Company
2 transfer cases
1978-1988
ACGB/97/102 London Contemporary Dance Theatre
1 box and 1 transfer case
1978-1988
ACGB/97/72 Northern Ballet Theatre
1 box and 3 transfer cases
1978-1989
ACGB/97/100 Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet
1 box
1978-1989
ACGB/97/63 Opera 80
3 transfer cases
1979-1989
ACGB/97/71 Welsh National Opera
3 transfer cases
1979-1989
ACGB/97/127 Miscellaneous correspondence and papers
1 box and 1 transfer case
1979-1990
ACGB/97/46 Small-scale Dance touring schemes
1 file
1980-1981
ACGB/97/35 Nexus Opera
1 file
1980-1987
ACGB/97/121 Ballet touring - general
1 file
1981-1983
ACGB/97/122 Kent Opera
1 file
1981-1984
ACGB/97/99 Midland Arts Centre
1 file
1981-1984
ACGB/97/97 Miscellaneous Dance
1 file
1981-1984
ACGB/97/125 Opera North
1 box
1981-1984
ACGB/97/103 Royal Opera House
1 file
1981-1984
ACGB/97/79 The London Savoyards
1 file
1981-1987
ACGB/97/86 Touring plans
1 bundle
1981-1987
ACGB/97/110 Funding applications and correspondence, with three year plans
1 transfer case
1981-1988
ACGB/97/31 Miscellaneous and general correspondence
1 file
1981-1988
ACGB/97/58 Kent Opera
1 box and 1 transfer case
1981-1989
ACGB/97/89 Middle-scale Dance companies
1 file
1982-1983
ACGB/97/51 Opera chart statistics
1 file
1982-1985
ACGB/97/50 Opera Provision enquiry
1 file
1982-1985
ACGB/97/106 Dance and Mime show reports
1 file
1982-1986
ACGB/97/68 General Touring
1 file
1982-1986
ACGB/97/13 North Western Arts
1 file
1982-1986
ACGB/97/48 Second Stride
1 bundle
1982-1987
ACGB/97/113 Opera miscellaneous
1 file
1983
ACGB/97/78 "Theatre Facts" - a detailed examination and record of theatres
1 file
1983
ACGB/97/80 1983/84 Opera applications for subsidy
1 file
1983-1984
ACGB/97/66 1984/85 Opera estimates
1 file
1983-1984
ACGB/97/69 1984/85 revised Opera estimates
1 file
1983-1984
ACGB/97/60 Arts Development Strategy
1 file
1983-1984
ACGB/97/109 Company salary structures
1 file
1983-1984
ACGB/97/22 Scottish Arts Council
1 file
1983-1984
ACGB/97/9 East Midlands Arts
1 file
1983-1985
ACGB/97/56 Regional Opera companies - 1982/83 statistics
1 file
1983-1985
ACGB/97/77 New Opera Company - collaboration with Opera North
1 file
1983-1986
ACGB/97/57 South Hill Park
1 file
1983-1986
ACGB/97/45 Ethnic Minority Touring
1 file
1983-1987
ACGB/97/90 Royal Ballet
1 file
1983-1989
ACGB/97/116 1984/85 Intimated grants
1 file
1984
ACGB/97/115 1985/86 Opera company estimates
1 file
1984
ACGB/97/118 Grants to companies - 1984 onwards
1 file
1984
ACGB/97/82 Scottish Opera/Opera North
1 file
1984
ACGB/97/76 Theatre facilities
1 file
1984
ACGB/97/12 Southern Arts Association
1 file
1984-1985
ACGB/97/8 Contemporary Music Network
1 file
1984-1986
ACGB/97/41 General dance papers
1 bundle
1984-1986
ACGB/97/111 Touring Sub-Committee
2 bundles
1984-1986
ACGB/97/14 Northern Arts Association
1 file
1984-1987
ACGB/97/32 Opera Factory
1 file
1984-1988
ACGB/97/25 South West Arts
1 file
1984-1988
ACGB/97/47 Birmingham Music Theatre
1 file
1984-1989
ACGB/97/59 Opera North
1 box and 1 transfer case
1984-1989
ACGB/97/20 Report of the Opera Study Group - drafts
1 file
1985
ACGB/97/6 Report of the Opera Study Group - "Opera Provision Outside London"
1 file
1985
ACGB/97/24 Yorkshire Arts Association
1 file
1985
ACGB/97/15 Merseyside Arts
1 file
1985-1986
ACGB/97/61 Opera Study Group - correspondence
1 file
1985-1986
ACGB/97/84 Organisational review
1 file
1985-1986
ACGB/97/105 Small-scale Dance and Mime schemes
1 file
1985-1986
ACGB/97/21 Council Of Regional Arts Associations - dance officers
1 file
1985-1987
ACGB/97/19 Eastern Arts Association
1 file
1985-1987
ACGB/97/92 English Touring Opera
1 file
1985-1987
ACGB/97/7 Extemporary Dance Group
1 file
1985-1987
ACGB/97/17 Lincolnshire and Humberside Arts
1 file
1985-1987
ACGB/97/11 South Eastern Arts Association
1 file
1985-1987
ACGB/97/23 West Midlands Arts Association
1 file
1985-1987
ACGB/97/70 Dance and Mime
1 transfer case
1985-1988
ACGB/97/49 Dance General
1 bundle
1985-1988
ACGB/97/2 Estimates
2 files
1985-1988
ACGB/97/104 London City Ballet
1 file
1985-1988
ACGB/79/44 Opera General
1 file
1985-1988
ACGB/97/1 Contemporary Dance research project
1 file
1986-1987
ACGB/97/38 Dance charts
1 bundle
1986-1987
ACGB/97/85 Dance Theatre of Harlem
1 file
1986-1987
ACGB/97/5 Joint EA/SEA/SA Creative Project
1 file
1986-1987
ACGB/97/40 Opera charts
1 file
1986-1987
ACGB/97/43 Dance and Opera General
1 bundle and 1 file
1986-1988
ACGB/97/75 Evaluation Team
2 files
1986-1988
ACGB/97/33 Festivals
1 file
1986-1988
ACGB/97/37 National Dance House
1 file
1986-1989
ACGB/97/42 National Opera Coordinating Committee
1 transfer case
1986-1989
ACGB/97/16 Scottish Ballet
1 file
1986-1989
ACGB/97/53 National Dance Coordinating Committee
4 transfer cases
1986-1990
ACGB/97/81 Adzido
1 file
1987-1988
ACGB/97/29 The Entertainment Corporation
1 file
1987-1988
ACGB/97/74 Miscellaneous correspondence, travel and tickets
1 bundle
1987-1988
ACGB/97/36 Opera East
1 bundle
1987-1988
ACGB/97/112 Opera Working Party
1 file
1987-1988
ACGB/97/39 Touring Officers' Subsidy Meetings
1 file
1987-1988
ACGB/97/34 City of Birmingham Touring Opera
1 bundle
1987-1989
ACGB/97/3 Council papers
1 bundle
1988
ACGB/97/27 Glyndebourne Touring Opera
1 file
1988
ACGB/97/10 Opera and Dance Plans
1 bundle
1988
ACGB/97/28 Adzido
1 file
1988-1989
ACGB/97/30 Central School of Ballet
1 file
1988-1989
ACGB/97/26 Kent Opera
1 file
1988-1989
ACGB/97/54 "Stepping Forward" - Devlin's report
2 bundles
1988-1989