Sindy Isabel Castro is an actress, educator, and theatre artist. A recent graduate from the MA in Applied Theatre program at CUNY's School of Professional Studies, she is a teaching artist with Arts Connection, New York City Children's Theater, and the People's Theatre Project in NYC. Sindy strives to use theatre as a tool for creating multilingual and multicultural spaces where young people are empowered to embrace their home languages and cultures.
Before moving to NYC, Sindy was a teaching artist/education administrator in Chicago for seven years and worked with Steppenwolf Theatre, Writers Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Adventure Stage Chicago, and Project AIM. She was an invited member of Young IDEA at the IDEA Congress in Paris in 2013, a member of the TAD (Teaching Artist Development) Studio Cohort at Columbia College in 2014, part of the Intermediate Teaching Artist Lab at Lincoln Center Education in 2016, and a U.S. Delegate at the International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC) in 2018. She was a recipient of a DCASE Theatre and Dance Residency in Chicago for her project Stories from my Mother in 2016. http://storiesfrommymother.weebly.com/