Al Evangelista teaches Acting and Collaborative Techniques in the School of Performing Arts. He is an interdisciplinary artist whose creative process engages with social justice and performance studies. Prior to coming to Virginia Tech, Al taught Dance and Performance at the University of Michigan.
Al's research seeks ways in which theatre and dance can provoke and create positive change. He has created work and performed professionally at Steppenwolf, Chicago Opera Theatre, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Dance Exchange, and under the direction of Meredith Monk and Pam MacKinnon, among others.