Headshot of Amy SantosAMY SANTOS

BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL MANAGER

Amy Santos (She/Her) has spent her lifetime in the NYC arts community, both on stage and behind the scenes.

She holds a graduate degree in Performing Arts Administration from the NYU Steinhardt School. As an arts manager, she has toured worldwide with legendary artists Merce Cunningham, Lucinda Childs, and Meredith Monk. Amy has served on the selection panel for the Asian American Arts Alliance and has curated and overseen the Battery Dance Festival since 2023.

As a dancer, she has worked with Stanley Love Performance Group, C. Eule Dance, The Kathak Ensemble, and many others. Amy is also a musician, and enjoys singing with Heather Christian, the Fire Ensemble, and Gaia Music Collective, as well as playing upright bass for her original music project, Sunshine Nights.

As a level 2 authorized instructor in the Ashtanga Yoga tradition, Amy spent over 12 years directing and teaching her own full time Mysore program in Brooklyn.

Amy lives in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn with her life partner Steve, also a songwriter and musician.