Collegiate Affiliation

CARLO ANTONIO VILLANUEVA (b. 1986) is a Pilipino American performing artist and educator specializing in choreographic process, performance coaching, and improvisation. At home in Bde Óta Othúŋwe/Gakaabikaang (Minneapolis) and with loved ones and colleagues in Lenapehoking (New York, New Jersey).

current/near future: Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, teaching technique(s) and composition. Choreo-research projects in progress, to be announced. Performing projects with Christopher Williams, Faye Driscoll, and Brit Falcon. Attending and thinking about performance often.

Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • Master of Fine Arts: Dance, University of Maryland
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts: Dance, Rutgers University


  • choreographic process
  • performance coaching
  • dance improvisation
  • rehearsal direction