Miguel Alejandro Castillo

Black and white headshot of Miguel Alejandro Castillo. They are sitting by a sunny windowsill facing the camera. They are wearing a striped sweater with a white shirt.
Miguel Alejandro Castillo is an interdisciplinary artist from Caracas, Venezuela. A choreographer, director, installation artist, educator and performer, he is drawn to the permeability of art forms and the new inquiries that arise from cross-disciplinary and multicultural collaborations. His research investigates diasporic imagination and future folklore. As a dancer, Miguel has performed in the U.S and internationally in the works of Jeanine Durning, Tzveta Kassabova, Alex Springer & Xan Burley, Peter Schmitz, Laurel Jenkins, Delfos Danza Contemporánea, among others. Castillo is currently the movement director for Prisoner of The State, a new opera by David Lang.
In 2021 Castillo was a danceWEB scholar at the Impulstanz Festival in Vienna. He is also a company member of Agile Rascal Bicycle Touring Theatre. Castillo is a proud United World College alumnus and holds a bachelor’s in dance and theatre from Middlebury College and an M.F.A in Choreography and Performance from Smith College.