The Art of Critical Writing

17 Nov 2012 | 17:00 until 18:30

The Capstone Theatre

Sanjoy Roy dance critic for the Guardian, gives a lecture followed by an interactive workshop on critical writing for dance. Aimed at developing skills in observing, planning and writing for reviews, interviews and features, participants will have the opportunity to watch, discuss and write about dance clips on film.

Following the workshop participants will have the opportunity to watch the premiere performance of Sonia Sabri Company’s brand new work KAAVISH at the Capstone Theatre. Participants wishing to exercise their new skills can review the show and receive feedback from workshop leader, Sanjoy Roy. Tickets to this performance are available on-line HERE.

“A wonderful workshop, it opened up a lot of thought processes for the writing mind” Participant, AOCW at Alchemy Festival, Southbank Centre, April 2012.

Tickets: £2
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Sanjoy Roy writes regularly on dance for the Guardian, and contributes to several other publications including the New Statesman, Dance Gazette, Dancing Times and, Pulse.

Pulse is the leading quarterly publication for South Asian dance and music in the UK with a global perspective. Pulse magazine and website:, serve the arts sector by recording, critiquing, profiling and archiving South Asian dance and music.

As art forms from the Indian Sub-Continent, begin to throw roots in new soils, the outcomes also mutate and re-form. In order for the emerging work to thrive a critical mass of artists and a forum for debate and discussion is essential. Pulse strives to become the space for information exchange and critical analysis.


Box office information


The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool Hope University, 17 Shaw Street, L6 1HP


0151 291 3949


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