Alvin de Castro – dancer / choreographer is one of Australia’s most recognised urban choreographers and continues to turn heads internationally wth projects in Asia and the United States. Originally from Melbourne, Alvin is now based in Sydney.
A versatilite dancer / choreographer, Alvin emerged from a self taught street background. His career in dance began following a successful run in Hip Hop dance competitions and an opportunity to support Sean Paul during his Australian tour. He is currently Director of two-time National Hip Hop Champions – Beatphonik Dance Crew.
Alvin received a scholarship and completed a full-time professional development course broadening his technique and dance style at Patrick Studios Australia.He has also trained at Millennium Dance Complex, Debbie Reynolds and Broadway Dance Center in LA and NY respectively.
In 2007, Alvin was the Australian national winner of the MySpace Step Up 2 competition. He has since featured in music video clips, X-Factor, Countdown Spectacular 2, the Melbourne launch of Hairspray, festivals, expos, corporate shows and various other events.
Most Recently, Alvin has become the first dancer on SYTYCD in the world to be invited as a choreographer whilst a contestant in the top 100. Alvins choreography is featured in Season 3 of SYTYCD Australia.
Other choreography credits include, Beatphonik Dance Crew, L’Oreal Fashion Week, Mutu the artist, showcases for adidas, Shell, Gstar, Midori, Boost Juice, ‘You Got Served’ promotional tour by Colombia Tristar, a variety of dance showcases for Melbourne’s premier R&B Nightclubs and last but not least, countless award winning competition shows.