Sara Coffey is the Founder and Director of Vermont Performance Lab and she has been working in the performing arts field as a manager, programmer, producer and fundraiser for nearly 25 years. Prior to the founding of VPL in 2006, she worked with MASS MoCA on its inaugural performing arts seasons, 651 Arts managing its community and humanities programs, Arts International, the Queens Museum of Art and the Central Park Conservancy. She has managed the dance companies of David Rousseve and Bebe Miller, and performance projects for various artists. Sara currently serves on NEFA's National Dance Project as a Hub Site. Sara holds a M.A. in Performance Studies from NYU and a BA in Anthropology and International Studies from Marlboro College and the School for International Training.