The Work Room are hosting a Writing Dance Weekend in March with dance critic of the New York Times and internationally renowned dance historian Alistair Macaulay and award-winning screen dance artist Katrina McPherson.
Critical reflections: dance and words
Friday 2 March | 6.30pm–8pm | Gilmorehill Centre, University of Glasgow
Alastair and Katrina will show and discuss a selection of excerpts of filmed performances by key choreographers, companies and dancers from a range of styles, including ballet, post-modern, tango and tap, chosen by Alastair to represent his interest and expertise over the years. General admission is £5, there are a limited number of free tickets available to The Work Room members. Further information and online booking is available from the event listing on Eventbrite.
Writing Dance Workshop
Saturday 3 March 2018 | 10am–5 pm | Gilmorehill Centre, University of Glasgow
This one-day workshop is designed to introduce and explore ideas, issues and practices of writing about dance and dance on screen. Participants will be guided through a series of discussions and written exercises. The workshop is aimed at artists and writers seeking to widen their experience of dance criticism and the history of theatrical dance. It is also open to post-graduate students and researchers interested in performance, art history and arts criticism. Workshop Fee £20, there are a limited number of £5 places available to The Work Room members. Further information and online booking info is available from the event listing on Eventbrite.
Events are presented by The Work Room in partnership with Theatre Studies at University of Glasgow.