Javier Padilla is a movement artist from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Starting his training at School for the Performing Arts under Waldo Gonzalez and Olaya Muentes in Puerto Rico and continuing his studies at Mason Gross School of the Arts. During his time at Mason Gross, Javier had the opportunity of working with artists such as Jessica Lang, Keith Thompson, Netta Yerushalmy, Joe Goode Performance Group, Randy James, Meghan Frederick, OcampoWang Dance and Bereishit Dance Company. His choreographic work has been presented at venues such as Dixon Place, Open Source Gallery, The Secret Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Triskelion Arts, The Salvatore Capezio Theater, The Ailey Studios, Judson Memorial Church and the Inside/Out Stage at Jacob's Pillow. Javier is currently a Polestar Pilates Teacher in Training under Kim Gibilisco and will be a PMA®-CPT (Pilates Method Alliance-Certified Pilates Teacher) this September.
Photo Credits of Media Used Throughout: Christopher Duggan, Hayim Heron, Whitney Browne, K. Bonura Photography, John Evans, NYC Photo