Deanne Kearney is a dance teacher, writer, researcher, and critic, currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Dance Studies at York University in Toronto, Ontario. She has completed both her MA and BFA in Dance at York University. She has danced professionally for over ten years and taught dance for over fifteen years. Her dance writing work has been featured in publications such as Dance Magazine, The Dance Current Magazine, Dance International, and Mooney on Theatre. Currently, she provides comprehensive reviews of a wide array of dance performances on her website, The Dance Debrief (DanceDebrief.ca). Her complete writing portfolio is available at DeanneKearney.com.