A retired dancer, Jorge Sandoval is one of the success stories of the Dancers Transition Resource Centre where he won several grants, and retrained for a career in set and costume design. In the spring of 2009 Jorge Sandoval was nominated by The Ontario Canada Council for the Myrtle and Virginia Cooper award in design.
Jorge is currently a PhD candidate at Aalto University in Helsinki Finland, holds an MFA in Theatre and Interdisciplinary Studies from The University of Regina and a BFA in Art History and Studio Art from Concordia University in Montreal, Que.
Jorge Sandoval is Instructor at the University of Lethbridge, Canada and has been the resident set and costume designer for the Banff Summer Arts Festival (Canada) since 2005, where he designs and mentors young designers from Canada and abroad. He has taught Design and Performance at the University of Regina in Canada.
Mr. Sandoval research interests has taken him to Aalto University in Helsinki where he actively researches and works in issues related to Queer Identity, Theatre and Performance as well as the production of Space.
Most recent art exhibitions in 2014 include BODY I at University of Regina’s 5th Parallel Gallery, BODY II at Gallery West in Toronto.
His most recent credits in theatre design include the set and costume design for George Brown College’s production of “The Country Wife”last March of 2014, the set and costumes for choreographer Donald Sales’story ballet “The Ugly Duckling”(Banff Centre for the Arts in the summer of 2013).
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