Róisín regularly writes about contemporary dance, ballet and physical theatre for The Guardian, Fjord Review, Springback Magazine, SeeingDance and The Skinny.
She has also been commissioned in Digital Theatre+, Film Stories & The Modernist Review and has written programme notes for Scottish Ballet, Scottish Dance Theatre and Elisabeth Schilling.
Her collaborations with Aerowaves and Springback Magazine have included researching and editing a series of articles celebrating 25 years of Aerowaves (2021), a role as co-ordinating editor for ReThink Festival with Springback Magazine and Norrlandsoperan in Umea, Sweden Summer 2021 and overseeing Europe wide listings of emerging contemporary dance for Springback Go. She was mentored as part of the Scottish Review of Books Emerging Critics Scheme in 2018.
Róisín has taught dance writing workshops for the University of Glasgow, Screen.dance festival, DanceLive and dance art journal, and has experience in leading post-show Q&As.
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Selection of Articles
Edinburgh by numbers: Springback Magazine, 2022
Text for ‘Invisible Dances’ by Elisabeth Schilling
Working relationship: Errol White and Davina Givan on art, life, work, and “Worn”: Fjord Review, 2020