Dr Kathrina Farrugia-Kriel – Biography
Author and dance scholar Kathrina Farrugia-Kriel has taught extensively over the past twenty years on research in dance, approaches for writing dance and performance histories, as well as pedagogy in choreography and ballet. Her books include Princess Poutiatine and the Art of Ballet in Malta (2020) The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Ballet (with Jill Nunes Jensen, 2021), and a new anthology on ballet pedagogy (with Adesola Akinleye). She has also published chapters, essays and articles on ballet, pedagogy and choreographic/performance studies, and has authored three webinar series: ‘Pioneers of the Royal Academy of Dance’ (2020), ‘Ballet in the 20th Century’ (2021-22) and ‘Ballet in the 21st Century’ (2022-23). As Head of Research at the Royal Academy of Dance (London), she has curates the Guest Lecture Series. With a global reach, Kathrina has organized conferences in Europe, the USA and Australia, as well as facilitated conversations between dancers, choreographers and scholars in London, Paris and New York.
Sunday 22 October 2023
Concert Hall of the Malta Society of Arts,
Palazzo de La Salle, 219, Republic Street, Valletta