ALVIN DE CASTRO
Alvin de Castro is an international Choreographer & Dancer. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Alvin is now based in Los Angeles.
Alvin featured as a hip-hop choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance Australia seasons 3 & 4, becoming the first “Top 100” contestant on the show to be offered the role of Choreographer whilst on the same season. Other choreography credits include Justice Crew's Hype Tour, winners of Australia’s Got Talent and Hong Kong's megastar G.E.M. in her X.X.X Live World Tour.
Recently, Alvin was a resident choreographer on Danni Minogue's reality TV show Dance Boss and has choreographed a TV commercial for Disney's Club Penguin Island. Other projects include choreography for world renowned artists, Steve Aoki, Daddy Yankee and Grammy Award Winners, Elvis Crespo and Play N Skillz.
Alvin has also performed for top artists such as Miguel, Dua Lipa, G-Eazy, Dillon Francis and Deorro, Additionally Alvin also worked as a tour dancer for Johnny Ruffo, winner of Dancing with the Stars, and Stan Walker winner of Australian Idol. Other TV credits include dancing on X-Factor Australia, and working with the dancer/actors on Logie Award winning, ABC’s Dance Academy.
Teaching has played an important role in Alvin's earlier dance career having taught at Australia’s most influential dance institutions such as the world prestigious Sydney Dance Company & Brent Street Studios. Recently, Alvin's latest position was Dance Major lecturer at Studio School in downtown Los Angeles. Alvin’s experience has also led him to teach at dance conventions all over Australia and Asia.
Coming from a Hip-Hop dance crew background, Alvin is the founding director of two-time Australian National Hip Hop Champions, Beatphonik (Battlegrounds 2007 & AHC 2008). His background in both the dance crew scene and industry make him a favorable adjudicator in dance competitions around the world. With over 17 years teaching experience, Alvin is a highly sought after instructor at dance studios & conventions.
Play N Skillz
Disney Club Penguin
ABC'S Dance Academy
G.E.M. XXX Live World Tour
Justice Crew Hype Tour
L.A. Fashion Week