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New York 2016 ISPA Congress - Nancy Umanoff
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Nancy Umanoff, Moderator (SESSION V | From Malmö to New York: Arts and the Science of Healing; Thursday, January 14, 2016) at the New York 2016 ISPA Congress, Performance!. View the full Schedule of Events

Nancy UmanoffNancy Umanoff | Moderator

Mark Morris Dance Group

Executive Director

Nancy Umanoff became the managing director of the Mark Morris Dance Group in 1986 and has served as its president and executive director since 2000, the same year she received the Arts & Business Council’s Encore Award for Excellence in Arts Management. Under her leadership the Dance Group launched the world-renowned Dance for PD© program and built the Mark Morris Dance Center in Ft Greene Brooklyn which provides a home for the company, rehearsal space for the dance community, outreach programs for local children and seniors, and a school offering dance classes to students of all ages. She has guest lectured on arts administration, served on numerous arts panels and currently serves on the boards of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Downtown Brooklyn Arts Alliance and Dance/USA. A native New Yorker, Umanoff received a BA in Dance from the State University of New York at Brockport and an MFA in Performing Arts Administration from Brooklyn College.

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