Founder and Artistic Director
Teo Castellanos is an actor/writer/director, who works in theater, film and television. His award winning solo NE 2nd Avenue toured extensively for a decade and won the Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland 2003. He founded the Dance/Theater Company Teo Castellanos D-Projects in 2003. D-Projects toured works nationally and internationally for 12 years. Teo is the recipient of several awards and grants including NEA, NEFA, MAP, Knight Arts Challenge, Knight Foundation People’s Choice Award, Miami Dade County Cultural Affairs and also won the State of Florida Individual Artist Fellowship 2005 and 2013. Film credits include playing opposite Matt Dillon in Sunlight Jr. and opposite John Leguizamo in Empire as well as in A Change of Heart with Jim Belushi. Teo is on the board of directors of Miami Light Project a non-profit cultural arts organization in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood, which is a historic Puerto Rican neighborhood and has gone through an artistic and real estate transformation in the last decade.