Adam Castaneda is a dancer, writer, editor, and educator. He studied dance at Houston Community College where he performed with the school's African Dance and Drum Ensemble for three-and-a-half years. He received his MA in American and British literature from the University of Houston. Now, he enjoys teaching freshman-level English at Houston Community College - Northeast, freelancing for Houston Press, Houstonia Magazine, Texas Arts + Culture, and Dance Source Houston, and performing with FrenetiCore Dance. He also performs at Lipan Urban African Performing Arts Collective under the artistic direction of Gabriel and Julie Bata.
Tomorrow, August 5, 2017, The Pilot Dance Project will present six performances of REQUIEM, a forty-five minute modern, site-specific dance work from Jennifer Mabus. Using the landmark Morales Funeral Home, Houston's first Hispanic-owned funeral home, Mabus will immerse audiences in the communal rituals of grief and mourning. BroadwayWorld guest blogger Adam Castaneda, who performs in REQUIEM, offers his insight into the dance event.BWW Blog: Adam Castaneda Talks the FrenetiCore Dance 2015 Winter Show, THE SNOW QUEEN December 1, 2015
For its 2015 winter show, FrenetiCore Dance presents THE SNOW QUEEN, based on the renowned Hans Christian Andersen tale of the same name.