Margareta Sörenson

Margareta Sörenson has been a Swedish theatre and dance critic since the early 1980’s, writing for Swedish national daily Expressen and Danstidningen, the Scandinavian dance journal, and as a journalist and essayist for other publications. Her orientation is toward multidisciplinary stage arts such as contemporary dance, circus, animation theatre, and the influence of classical Asian performing arts in European culture. Margareta has published books on theatre, puppetry, children’s culture, and dance, including her 2011 book on Mats Ek. She has been a lecturer on the traditions of puppetry in Finland and Sweden, holds an MA in dance studies, and lectures on dance history and aesthetics.