Players and Dancers

Folger Consort performed Players and Dancers in the Gallery and the Elizabethan Theatre on January 14 and January 15, 1979. The evening highlighted social dance in the princely courts during the Renaissance. These dances were highly practiced, organized, and technically demanding.


Folger Consort

Artistic Directors

  • Robert Eisenstein: viol, recorder
  • Christopher Kendall: lute
  • Warren Luther: viols
  • Scott Reiss: recorder, percussion


  • Ann Monoyios: soprano
  • James Weaver: virginals

Guest Performers

  • The Court Dance Company of New York
    • Charles Garth, Director
    • Elizabeth Aldrich
    • Michael Deane
    • Ann Jacoby