Meet Paula

Paula Citron is a Toronto-based freelance arts journalist and broadcaster. She is senior dance writer for The Globe and Mail, associate editor of Opera Canada, and frequent contributor to Whole Note, Dance International, and The Dance Current. For over 25 years, she was arts reviewer for Classical 96.3 FM, and dance previews contributor to Toronto Life magazine.

Paula has also written articles for Artweave, Canadian Encyclopedia of Dance, Canadian Jewish News, Canadian Opera Company, CanPlay, Dance Collection Danse, Dance in Vancouver,  Dance Magazine, DanceWorks, Descant, Xtra, Fashion Magazine, National Ballet of Canada, Nuvo, Opera Atelier, Opus, Performance Magazine, Playbill, Pointe magazine, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Toronto Star, TV Guide, University of Toronto, Whole Note, and Words and Music. Since 1999, she has been researcher and lecturer for an annual opera course presented by Kaleidoscope, an adult learning group. Paula also has a lively career as a guest lecturer for various cultural groups and universities, particularly on the role of the critic/reviewer, and has written a dance in Canada blog for the Goethe-Institut, partnered with a critic from Germany. Before assuming a full-time journalism career, Paula was a member of the drama department of the Claude Watson School for the Arts.

What's Up with Paula

Kaleidoscope: A New Way of Learning

After 13 years of teaching opera courses for Kaleidoscope, Toronto’s esteemed and long-running adult learning program, I’m veering off in an entirely different direction. My new Kaleidoscope course is called Conversations with…and here’s the description.

This a chance to get up close and personal with some of Toronto’s (and Canada’s) leading cultural movers and shakers. Paula Citron has invited seven people of renown to join her in an intimate and candid conversation. The first part will be the Life and Times –Read More

An Interview with Paula