Scope and Content

This series consists of a vast array of images (both photographs and slides) documenting the activities of the Contemporary Dance Trust. The majority of the images are of productions staged by the London Contemporary Dance Theatre including studio portraits as well as photographs of live performances, of preparations and the set. There are also photographs of those associated with the trust of the members of the company in posed portraits and in productions. Photographs of productions, sets and rehearsals. The series also includes some design boards for publicity material. There are also a number of photographs of special events and galas and of other events associated with the trust. There are some photographs of education work, the London School of Contemporary Dance and the X Group.


The series has been divided into seven sub-series:

  • THM/22/9/1 - Photographs of individuals
  • THM/22/9/2 - Photographs of productions
  • THM/22/9/3 - Outsized and mounted photographs
  • THM/22/9/4 - Other photographs
  • THM/22/9/5 - Slides and colour transparencies
  • THM/22/9/6 - Negatives
  • THM/22/9/7 - Posters for British tours and events
  • THM/22/9/8 - Posters for overseas tours and events
  • THM/22/9/9 - Posters for other companies