Lynn Fisher is the director of Frontera Arts and has worked in performing arts management and booking for 26 years. A fluent Spanish speaker, Lynn has worked extensively with Latino artists and communities in the United States and Mexico. While managing and booking Mexican contemporary performing artists, Lynn’s cross-cultural interests increased. In 2009 she was inspired to create Frontera Arts as a means to facilitate, maintain, and deepen an ongoing dialogue in the performing arts between the United States and Latin America.
Frontera Arts specializes in project management and consulting for U.S. and Latin American performing artists and arts organizations as well booking and managing performing artists. Lynn is serving as co-chair for APAP conferences in 2019 and 2020 and chair of professional development for the 2019 conference. Lynn was the keynote speaker at the international Enartes conference in Mexico City in 2016. She is currently a board member of NAPAMA, chair of the NAPAMA North American Connect Mexico Committee, and co-chair of NAPAMA professional development. She has conducted professional development workshops for Western Arts Alliance, Arts Northwest, Texas Commission on the Arts, and was a featured speaker for Artes Américas in Argentina and Brazil. She has worked as a bilingual and cross-cultural consultant on various bi-national initiatives between the United States and Mexico. Lynn resides in Austin, Texas.
Delfos in Context
Once or twice annually, Frontera Arts organizes and hosts trips to Mazatlán, México for presenters, service organizations, collaborators and dance faculty who are interested in working with Delfos. It is an opportunity to engage with Delfos Artistic Directors one on one exploring possibilities for engagements, exchanges and partnerships. Located on the beautiful Pacific Coast of Northern Mexico, participants are able to see Delfos in their home setting, observe classes at the Escuela Profesional de Danza de Mazatlán, attend performances at the historic Angela Peralta Theater and see one of the most vibrant and thriving cities for the arts in Mexico.
Quotes in the field
Having worked together on a variety of projects, I’ve always admired Lynn’s enthusiasm for cultural exchange. Her commitment to building long term partnerships with artists in Mexico should be a model for our field. — Joe Randel, Director, Artes Américas, University of Texas At Austin, Texas Performing Arts
Lynn Fisher has been a leader in the performing arts for many, many years and her passion to increase knowledge in the United States regarding Latin American artists and their work, especially in Mexico is well known. Way before Latino arts, artists and aesthetics, as well as residencies between the U.S. and Mexico, for example, began to proliferate in both countries, presenters and artists have always looked to Lynn and Frontera Arts to make these projects happen in a respectful and sustainable manner. Thanks Frontera Arts. We are truly grateful! — Cristina King Miranda, Directora General/ General Director, FMX Festival de México en el Centro Histórico, Mexico City, Mexico
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