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University of Glasgow, Fri 30 Nov: "Critical Reflections: Dance and Words"
Dear all,
 
You are all warmly invited to Critical Reflections: Dance and Words, a conversation between The New York Times dance critic Alastair Macaulay and screen dance artist Katrina McPherson, on Fri 30 November, 6.30pm, at the University of Glasgow. The conversation is part of the Writing Dance Weekend, presented by The Work Room in partnership with Katrina McPherson and Theatre Studies at Glasgow. 
 
Please see further details about the event and booking below. We hope to see many of you!
 

Critical Reflections: Dance and Words
A conversation between Alastair Macaulay and Katrina McPherson


Friday 30th November 2018, 6.30pm
James Arnott Theatre, Gilmorehill Centre, University of Glasgow

General admission is £5 via Eventbrite. For more information and tickets see: https://theworkroom.org.uk/opportunities/writing-dance-weekend-with-alastair-macaulay

 
Alastair Macaulay has been the chief dance critic of The New York Times since 2007. Prior to that, he worked in New York as guest dance critic for The New Yorker in 1988 and 1992. He is British, however, and most of his career has been in London. He was a junior dance critic for The Guardian from 1979 to 1990; and between 1988 and 2007 he reviewed theatre, music, and dance for The Financial Times, serving as its chief in the years 1994-2007. In 1983-88, he was founding editor of the quarterly Dance Theatre Journal; in 1996-2006, he was chief dance critic to TheTimes Literary Supplement. He also taught dance history at BA, MA, and other levels at various colleges between 1980 and 2002; in the years 1987-2002, he was chief examiner in dance history to the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. He is the author of the short biography Margot Fonteyn (1998) and the extensive book of interviews Matthew Bourne and his Adventures in Dance (2011; first edition 2000).
 
Katrina McPherson is an award-winning screen dance artist, whose creative, scholarly and educational work is at the forefront of the international field. She has collaborated with many performers, choreographers and artists and the resulting single, multi-screen and on-lineworks have been presented at venues and festivals world-wide. Katrina is the author of Making Video Dance, a step-by-step guide to creating dance for the screen (Routledge, 2006), a new edition of which was published in September 2018. www.makingvideodance.com
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