Laura Sánchez

Born in Spain, Laura Sánchez is an independent flamenco dancer, educator and choreographer who is working with Urban Media Arts (UMA) to share aspects of her latest project, “Welcome to Holland,” to the UMA community through media, performance, discussion, and an interactive workshop. 


From January to June, Laura Sánchez will bring her latest project, Welcome to Holland! through media and various in-person events. We also encourage everyone to experience her performance, taking place March 17 or 18th. (see below)

  • Podcast Episode – A Journey of Resilience Through Flamenco Dance
  • Guest Presenter – Malden Reads Kickoff (January)
  • Roundtable Discussion  “In the UMAverse” –  Healing and resiliency through dance (May)
  • Expressive Flamenco Workshop for Caregivers – Details and date TBA


guest presenter


Malden Reads Kickoff

Laura Sánchez spoke to a packed house at the annual Malden Reads Kickoff. The evevnt celebrated the book "Being Heumann: An Unrepentent Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist" and its themes with presentations, music, and discussion.


Laura Sánchez is an award-winning flamenco artist, creator, choreographer and educator originally from Cádiz, Spain. Laura transforms her personal experiences into interdisciplinary pieces combining flamenco with spoken word, film, poetry and installation to uplift the voices of Latinx, Hispanic, immigrant women, caregivers and individuals with disabilities that often go unheard. Laura received professional training from the Dance Conservatory of Madrid and holds a Professional Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapies from Lesley University where she developed an emerging therapeutic dance practice, Expressive Flamenco©. She presents this work internationally and serves annually as Guest Professor for Lesley University and Harvard University.




Boston Globe Article – In Cambridge, Laura Sánchez dances with words


Performances at DanceComplex, March 16 and 17th.