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Cultural organization administrator

Charles Daniel Santos, American cultural organization administrator. Named Master of Ceremonies, Christopher House for outstanding achievement in Austin community, 1994; recipient Outstanding Community Event/Cmty. Service award, Texas Human Rights Foundation, 1994, Leadership Austin, 1995, J. Blanton Belk Founders award of Outstanding Achievement, UWP International Alumni Association, 2000.


Santos, Charles Daniel was born on July 17, 1960 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of John Joseph and Lucille (Lopez) Santos.


Bachelor of Science in Sociology, University Texas.


Principal dancer, tour manager Sharir Dance Company, 1981—1992. Information systems administrator Texas General Land Office/Veterans Land Board, 1987—1995. Associate producer The Juliet Hollister Awards/United Nations, 1996, 1998.

Producer, founder, artistic director Austin Festival of Dance, New York, 1991—2001. Managing/development director Eos Music, Incorporated, New York York City, 1995—1998. Producing director Dancers Responding to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 1997—2000.

Producer, managing director Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, 2000—2001. Executive director TITAS, Dallas, since 2001.


Steering committee Human Rights Campaign Austin, 1994—1996. Chairman Triangle On Stage, Austin Lyric Opera, 1995. Project coordinator BodyCount, Day Without Art/World Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Day, 1993—1995.

Cultural arts panelist City of San Antonio, 2002. Dance panelist National Endowment for the Arts, 2003. Numerous others; national advisory board African American Dance Ensemble, since 2000, Estate Project, since 1999, Eos Orchestra, since 2001.

Board directors Sharir Dance Company, 1995—1997, Christopher House, 1994—1995, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Services Austin, 1992—1994, Ronald K. Brown/Evidence Dance Company, 2001, Dance Council, since 2001, TITAS, since 2001.


John Joseph Santos

Lucille (Lopez) Santos