Dr. Tina Curran directs the dance educator certification program in the Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Texas at Austin. She cofounded the Language of Dance Center in the USA with Dr. Ann Hutchinson Guest. She is also on faculty at the Dance Education Laboratory in New York City where she co-teaches Laban Movement Analysis and Language of Dance for Dance Educators with Frederick Curry. She is a master Language of Dance Certification Educator, a certified LN teacher and Staging Director (from Labanotation score) and continues to pursue studies in Laban Movement Analysis. Her areas of expertise include dance literacy, dancing legacy and dance educator preparation and professional development.