Fran Kirmser is a Two-Time Tony Award Winning Commercial Broadway Producer, former Dancer, co-Author of the book A Life In Dance and creator of Make Dance Your Business! She has helped facilitate the careers of thousands of dancers and artists over her 25- year career and has worked in Development for Martha Graham Dance Company, Shen Wei Dance Arts, Doug Varone and Dancers, Francesca Harper Project, Tiffany Mills Company, Helen Simoneau Danse, Donna Uchizono, The Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation, Pascal Rioult Dance and JChen Project among many others. Last year she facilitated the solo performance of NYC Ballet Star Sara Mearns in the Paul Taylor Icon Series at the Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, NYC. Fran is a graduate of Skidmore College with a Certificate in Business Law from Cornell University. She regularly teaches the Business of Dance at Conservatories and Universities across the country including The Martha Graham School, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, among others.