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dance educator and administrator

Laura Ann Kumin, American dance educator and administrator. National Education Association fellow, 1987. Member Spanish Dance Medicine Association (international representative since 1987), Madrid Association Dance Professionals (representative national music and dance council Spanish Ministry Culture).

Background

Kumin, Laura Ann was born on January 3, 1956 in Cleveland. Daughter of Ronald J. and Janice (Drucker) Kumin.

Education

Bachelor in Spanish, New York University, 1981.

Career

Dance teacher Fairmount Center for Creative and Performing Arts, Cleveland, 1970-1976. Dancer various dance companies, Cleveland, New York City and Madrid, 1971-1982. Co-director, teacher Escuela de Teatro y Danza Contemporánea, Madrid, 1982-1984.

Dance coordinator Festival de Otoño, 1985-1986. Span. correspondent Dance Magazine, since 1985. Freelance dance teacher, arts coordinator Madrid, 1985-1989.

Consultant in field; dance advisor Centro de Estudios y Actividades Culturales, Comunidad de Madrid, 1989-1996. Freelance arts administrator, teacher, writer, since 1996. Deuce advisor Teatro Pradillo, Madrid, since 1997.

Freelance arts and food writer international publications, since 1997.

Membership

Member Spanish Dance Medicine Association (international representative since 1987), Madrid Association Dance Professionals (representative national music and dance council Spanish Ministry Culture).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, theater, hiking, food.

Connections

father:
Ronald J. Kumin

mother:
Janice (Drucker) Kumin