Angel has danced professionally with and choreographed for many of Arizona's leading dance companies: Scorpius Dance Theatre, EPIK Dance Company, WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury Hip Hop Squad, NBA’s Phoenix Suns Solar Squad. His athletic yet fluid choreography style has made him one of Arizona's most sought-after choreographers and instructors. His choreography has been also been performed on many stages including CONDER/dance’s Breaking Ground Festival, ARTELPHX, Phoenix New Times Big Brain Awards, and Phoenix ComicCon.
Angel's work has been recognized by JAVA Magazine as “At the Forefront of Contemporary Dance in Phoenix, and in 2015 he received a Nomination for Phoenix Mayor’s Arts Award. He was also named one of Phoenix’s 100 Creatives of 2015 by Phoenix New Times.
Angel recently finished a short dance film entitled "KINGED" to be premiered in November 2016 and is currently working on his third evening-length production with Halo Movement Collective set to premiere in February 2017.
Angel 'Halo' Castro started his career in the arts at a young age in acting and musical theater. It wasn't until his senior year in high school, at the age of 18, when he started dancing. His training started at the South Mountain High School dance magnet. Upon graduating in 2008, he auditioned and was accepted into the ASU School of Dance where he graduated with a BFA in Dance. During his time at the school of dance Angel had the privilege to train with many instructors including Shouze Ma, Mary Fitzgerald, Karen Schupp, Cynthia Roses-Thema, Jessica Mumford, and Carley Conder.
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