Jane Pritchard (V&A): Colour and Costume for Dance: the 'Colour Revolution'

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Image credit: Wilhelm costume design for Rubies in the ‘Jewel Ballet’ in Monte Cristo at the Empire 1896

Tuesday 13 February 2024, 5.30pm

Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College

Register via Eventbrite.


Jane Pritchard (V&A) lecture on colours and costume for dance.

In conjunction with the Ashmolean Colour Revolution Exhibition.

PANCAKES to follow  for those who book early! 

DANSOX warmly invites you to join us for an evening discussing dance and colour, in collaboration with the current Ashmolean exhibition, 'Colour Revolution: Victorian Art, Fashion & Design' and TORCH.

We are delighted to welcome Jane Pritchard, curator of dance at the V&A, to discuss dance costume and design as it relates to the Victorian 'Colour Revolution'. There will be an opportunity for questions at the end of Jane's talk, followed by drinks in the foyer.

As this talk falls on Shrove Tuesday, we welcome you to join us for pancakes after the talk at 19.15pm.

If you would like to sign up for pancakes, please email susan.jones@ell.ox.ac.uk, and include any dietary requirements.


This event is free, but please consider making a small donation (suggested donation £5) to help DANSOX cover costs.

To donate, please use this link.

If you have any problems with reserving a space, please feel free to contact Ruth at ruththrush1@gmail.com.

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