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Scope and Contents The Dixie Durr papers contain dance and theater records dating from the 1950s up to the mid-2000s. Her academic materials contain information about the dance curriculum such as when specific dance classes were offered and what they involved. There are also materials about the transformation of the dance major and its stages as a major, minor, specialization, and eventual merger with the Department of Theater. Records of dance workshops in which Dixie Durr's students participated...
Dates: 1972 - 2006
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the DVD "Dixie Durr: a tribute." Directed by Peter Eichler, the DVD was created for Dixie Durr's retirement from the Theater Department at Michigan State University. The DVD, which is 15 minutes long, features students and colleagues talking about Durr, including Annie Stulberg, Shawn Bible, Kista Tucker, Maxine Durr (Dixie's mother), Wesley Broadnax, Rob Roznowski, MSU President Lou Anna Simon, Ray Robinson and the members of Happendance. There are student dance...
Dates: 2006 - 2006
- Names: Durr, Dixie X