Reference number
  • D/086
  • Collection
  • 1980s-2000s
Extent and medium
  • 75 box files/folders
  • ┆The collection contains a range of materials relating to student work, performances and course administration: **Student Work and Performances** * Posters and leaflets for student performances held at DMU, De Montfort hall, the Curve and other venues across Leicester * VHS recordings of student performances and final year projects * 35mm slides featuring student classes and performances * Photographs and large images of student classes and performances  * External festival/events and dance related ephemera **Course Administration Papers** * Module handbooks * Course promotional material and scholarship information * Papers relating to staff research projects * Subject assessments * Statistics reports, evaluation reports, quality assurance reports and planning reports * Correspondence * Conference committee reports * Board agendas, minutes and reports for Congress on Research in Dance (CORD) * Papers relating to DMU's work with Palatine, the performing arts learning, teaching and innovation network which is the national subject centre for performing arts in higher education based at Lancaster university (circa 200)
Administrative history
  • ┆Michael Huxley was a long serving member of staff associated with performing arts and dance. Specialising in early 20th century modern dance history along with dance and pedagogy in higher education, he became course leader for Performing Arts in 1993. He retired in 2018. Throughout his career he collected the various papers created by the dance department along with his fellow Lecturer Jayne Stevens who has also contributed to the papers in this collection. The Dance and Performing Arts courses were originally taught at the Scraptoft campus but were relocated to the city campus when the PACE building was completed in 2007. Courses are still taught there today.
Access status
  • Open
Conditions governing access
  • Open and available for researcher access, excepting papers that are covered by the Data Protection Act.
Conditions governing reproduction
  • Copies can be made for private research purposes only within the regulations of copyright and data protection.
Language/scripts of material
  • English
Finding aids
  • A box list has been prepared and can be viewed below
System of arrangement
  • The collection has not yet been arranged.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
  • Transferred by Mike Huxley on retirement in 2018.
Archivist's note
  • Listed by Archives Assistant, David Millns 2018
Date(s) of descriptions
  • July 2019