Constanza Armes-Cruz (she/her/ella) is a first generation latina/x of mixed Puerto Rican descent, working as a producer and arts worker based in New York City. She holds a MA in Curating Performance from the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University, and a BFA from Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning. Currently, she is the Center Associate Producer and Residencies Manager at Gibney. She has worked with artists presenting multidisciplinary work at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), the Whitney Museum of American Art, and in her independent work with choreographers. Her master’s thesis research engaged with how socioeconomic precarity and the gig economy in the United States shapes the landscape of arts institutions, with an eye towards artist projects and organizations that attempt to de-centralize hierarchies in the service of equity.