Deanne Kearney is a current Ph.D. student in Dance Studies at York University in Toronto, Ontario. Her research follows popular dance and music and their interactions with the online world. Her Master's research focused on the Canadian krump community, and she continues to focus on hip-hop and street dance styles.
Kearney has been afforded many great writing opportunities from Dance Magazine, The Dance Current Magazine, Dance International Magazine and Mooney on Theatre.
Kearney has interned with the internationally acclaimed Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, where she worked within the dance archives. She has completed The National Ballet of Canada's Emerging Dance Critics programme, the New York Time's 'How to Think and Write Like a Critic' course and an editorial internship withThe Dance Current Magazine.
She is apart of KeepRockinYou's Toronto B-Girl Movement as a teacher and alumni and the Badass Babes Dance intensive and advanced companies.