Arts Admin Fellowship

Daniel Soto

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Daniel Soto (he/him) is an arts worker based in Los Angeles. He has over a decade of experience organizing performances and public programs in multidisciplinary non-profit arts institutions, including the Skirball Cultural Center, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and The Music Center. Daniel currently serves as Creative Producer for UCLA Social Software a new studio led by Lauren Lee McCarthy and Casey Reas dedicated to examining the social impacts and possibilities of making with software. He holds a BA in Geography from UCLA.

Brandon Cournay

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Brandon Cournay (he/him) is a Brooklyn-based multi-hyphenate creative leader and entrepreneur who leads with an artist-forward mindset to build profitable, collaborative, and efficient structures for creative organizations. Brandon received a BFA from The Juilliard School and was a dancer with Mark Morris Dance Group, KEIGWIN + COMPANY, and numerous theater/film/TV projects. While performing, Brandon simultaneously worked within the administrations of many arts organizations. Currently, Brandon serves as General Manager + Co-Producer of Dance Heginbotham, Producer + Consultant of Cornfield Dance, Artistic Planning Manager of Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company, and Executive Artistic Director of Dance Device Lab, a company he founded in 2017, which produces innovative, immersive, and educational experiences at dance studios nationwide.