Carlo Antonio Villanueva is a Filipino American performing artist. His work in choreography, performance, and education follows deep interests in Form, effort, mindfulness, and mischief.

Carlo’s choreography has been supported and included by AUNTS, Bethany Arts Community, the Brooklyn Arts Exchange UPSTART Program, Brooklyn Studios for Dance, Gibney Dance, The Invisible Dog, Knockdown Center, Movement Research, Recess, and NYU Tisch Dance. He was a 2015 Teaching Artist in Residence at Stony Brook University, and was supported by a Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant for a collaboration with Miriam Gabriel in 2017. Read more about his choreography here.

Most recently, in the 2019-2020 season, Carlo worked on projects with Raja Feather Kelly, Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, bluemouth inc., Ashley R.T. Yergens, Helen Simoneau Danse, Beth Morrison Projects, and Christopher Williams. He has also spent several years as a member of the Bill T. Jones/ Arnie Zane Company, through which he collaborated in the creation of large-scale performance productions; toured repertory programs nationally and internationally; and taught master classes in New York and abroad. Read more about his performing experience here.

Carlo is a Graduate Teaching Assistant and MFA Candidate in Dance at the School of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland.

Carlo values respect and discomfort in our pursuit/s of happiness.

PHOTO:  Dusty St. Amand