News From The Dance Current

May. 10, 2017

The Dance Current is pleased to announce the appointment of Emma Doran to the position of Editor for the duration of Lee Slinger's maternity leave. 

Doran is a Toronto-based writer, editor and researcher. She recently finished a postdoctoral fellowship at the Modern Literature and Culture Centre at Ryerson University, where she researched the origins of dance criticism in popular periodicals. Before embarking on this research, Doran studied at Winnipeg’s School of Contemporary Dancers, completed an MA in dance at York University and a PhD in communication and culture through Ryerson and York universities. She also worked at Dance Collection Danse and has been a contributor to The Dance Current for over a decade.

Over the past two weeks, Slinger and Doran have worked closely to transition editorial responisibilities and processes. The September/October issue will be fully curated by Doran. 

"We are delighted to have Emma join our team in this full-time capacity. Her depth of knowledge on dance and dance writing are a tremendous asset to our team as we head towards celebrating our twentieth anniversary. We look forward to working with her this season." - Sarah Lochhead


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