Octavio Campos - Miami born, Cuban American choreographer, performance artist and teacher - has been creating risk taking theater since 1989. After attending SUNY Purchase and the Martha Graham School he went to Germany to work with Birgitta Trommler and studied dance theater at the Folkwang Schule of Pina Bausch. After an extensive performance and directing career in Europe collaborating within the works of Robert Wilson, Philip Glass and Vivienne Newport, he returned to Miami and founded, CAMPOSITION- a multidisciplinary ensemble dedicated to pushing the boundaries between contemporary performance and activism. He has received numerous grants, commissions and awards notably by Miami Light Project, Carnival Center for the Performing Arts, Florida Dance Festival, Miami Dade College, Teatro Municipal Lima, Klapstuk, Berliner Theater Treffen, The Bolschoi Berlin, State Theater Darmstadt and the Civic Theater Munster. He has served on the faculty of the New World School of the Arts since 1995.