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Princess Poutiatine: Fragments of the Past – Lecture

22 October, 2023 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Princess Poutiatine: Fragments of the Past

A lecture by Dr Kathrina Farrugia-Kriel

Organised by Friends of the Manoel

‘Friends of the Manoel’ are pleased to announce their first event in their 2023/2024 programme of activities, a public lecture entitled ‘Princess Poutiatine: Fragments of the Past’ which will be delivered by London-based lecturer Dr Kathrina Farrugia-Kriel on the 22nd of October at 17:00 at Palazzo De La Salle, Republic Street, Valletta.
The lecture will delve into Natalie Poutiatine’s repertoire and private experience, allowing us a glimpse into the creative process of Malta’s premiere 20th century dance luminary.
Admittance is free of charge, although a suggested donation of 5 Euros is encouraged.
Reservations are not required; we look forward to welcoming you and your friends!
This event is supported by the Malta Society of Arts.
Image courtesy of Tanya Bayona.

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


22 October, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Palazzo de La Salle
Republic Street
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