Katia Castañeda Urzua

Katia Castañeda is a director, performer and teacher. She currently lives in NY where she is an Artist-in-Residence in Movement Research. Her work recently has been shown in Judson Church and in CPR Center for Performance Research in New York, and also in Colombia and Mexico. She works independently, acting and directing her own projects and in collaboration with diverse disciplines. She was worked with Allora&Calzadilla, Teatro de Ciertos Habitantes, Quiatora Monorriel, Nadia Lartigue, Abraham Oceranski, Jean Marie Binoche among others. As a director she was the recipient of the Young Artists fellowship from the National Endowment of Arts, in Mexico in 2009-2010. She also received this distinction as a performer in 2001-2002.