Performer - Choreographer - Educator

Al Evangelista is a faculty member in the School of Performing Arts at Virginia Tech. Al is an interdisciplinary artist whose creative process engages with social justice and performance studies. His research identifies ways in which dance and theatre provoke and create positive change.

Al choreographed works at Steppenwolf Garage, Links Hall, American Theatre Company, Chicago’s Night Out in the Parks, Bharat Rang Mahotsav Festival, the University of Chicago, and the University of Michigan Museum of Modern Art and Hill Auditorium.

Al also danced in works for Dance Exchange, the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, The Inconvenience, Links Hall, as well as acted and performed at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Adventure Stage Chicago, Haven Theatre Company, among others.

Al trained with the Steppenwolf West program, American Conservatory Theater, and is a graduate of UC San Diego and the University of Michigan.

Current Teaching

Virginia Tech - Spring 2019
Improvisation and Devised Theatre - Monday/Wednesday 9:30a.m.-10:45a.m.
Intro to Acting - Monday/Wednesday 12:30p.m.-1:45p.m.
Intro to Applied Collaborative Techniques - Tuesday/Thursday 9:30a.m.-10:45a.m.
Intro to Acting - Tuesday/Thursday 2:00p.m.-3:15p.m.

Current Projects

Daring Dances
Curatorial Assistant


You can get a hold of me through the e-mail link below or by clicking the contact button.