Danza Antiqua

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"An Aeroplane Waltz with Nancy and Jef".

Welcome to our wonderful world of dance!
We are excited that you are visiting Danza Antiqua. We are here to provide unique dance and historical activities for any occasion.

Danza Antiqua was formed in England in 1993 by its Director Nancy J. Walker. It was formed with the purpose of providing dances performances, instruction, education and consultancy across all major historical periods. Its dancers are trained in the particular dances and style for each event. A typical performance is presented in accurate reproduction historical clothing and includes dance, historical readings and education about the dances and their social setting and context.

Danza Antiqua
(Nancy and Jef) have been accepted as an Ensemble into the Arts In Education program for Adams, Franklin, and Fulton Counties. For further details of how they can work with your school please navigate to the Artists in Education button above.


England: Hampton Court Palace, Royal Academy of Music, Theatre Museum at Covent Garden, Oxford University - Brazenose  & St. Hilda's Colleges, Geffrye Museum, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Oxford Historical Dance Society, Burford Community College, Warner Brothers, Oxford Girls Choir, American Civil  War  Grand  Ball at Bath Assembly Rooms.
Europe :  University of Malta, Bonn ist 2000 Festival (Germany), Kilkenny Music Festival (Ireland), Theatre in Bologna (Italy), Chalet  in France, various theatres Island of Gozo.
U.S.A:   Shippensburg University, Franklin and Marshall College, Dickinson College,  Pommerian Early Music Guild, Chambersburg & Greencastle Arts Councils, Chambersburg Ballet Theatre School, Greencastle Montessori School, Renfrew Museum, Youth Arts Initiative - A Day With The Arts (Capital Theatre), Tango and Tea (Mercersburg Womens' Club Centenial Celebration), Tangomania (Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts).

In the following pages you will be able to explore a world of elegance and refinement, a world of intrigue and interest, of historical activities and pastimes. We do hope your visit will be all of these things and look forward to seeing you again......

Danza Antiqua The Allemande, an 18th C dance, and a Rennaisance Sword dance, reconstructed by Nancy Walker.




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Danza Antiqua* 129 North Main Street* Mercersburg * PA * 17236