Laura Gutierrez is a performing artist and choreographer currently based in Winston- Salem, North Carolina. A graduate of the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, she received a B.F.A. in Contemporary Dance from UNCSA, where she was awarded a William R. Kenan, Jr., Performing Arts Fellowship at Lincoln Center Education.
Gutierrez has performed at the Biennale de la Danse de Lyon, BAM Next Wave Festival, Jacob’s Pillow Dance,Brisbane Festival and in museums such as The Menil Collection, Contemporary Arts Museum–Houston, the Fabric Workshop Museum, DiverseWorks and The Guggenheim -Works in Process. While her own choreography has been seen at Lincoln Center’s Clark Studio Theatre, CPRCenter for Performance Research, Dixon Place, Judson Church, Triskelion Arts, Sicardi Gallery, MATCH Houston and Counter Current Festival.
She performed works by Joan Jonas, Tino Sehgal and Jonah Bokaer Choreography, and has been named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch.” In addition to performing she has taught at University of Houston, Houston Community College, San Jacinto Community College, The Met Dance, UNCSA Summer Dance and HSPVA Dance Department.