Rosamaria Kostic Cisneros is a professional dancer, choreographer, dance historian, critic, Roma scholar, Flamenco Historian, curator and peace activist. She has taught at UIUC, UW- Madison, Boston Conservatoire, UNM-Albuquerque among many other places in Europe, Turkey and the UK. She has danced with many greats and here in the UK worked with Protein Dance Company. Her dance films and documentaries have been screened throughout Germany, Spain, Columbia, The U.S. and the U.K., some winning awards. As a writer, Rosa makes regular contributions to Bachtrack Magazine and Flamenco News while also working at Coventry University’s Centre for Dance Research as a senior research assistant. Rosamaria is involved in various EU-funded projects which aim to make education accessible to vulnerable groups and ethnic minorities, and is part of cultural heritage projects that bring dance and digital technologies together.