Part of the XDP Seminar Speaker Series. Edgar Miramontes, Deputy Executive Director & Curator of REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater), serves on the curatorial and management team for REDCAT’s international, national, and regional programming with an emphasis in dance and theater. Miramontes served as co-curator and co-producer of the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time Festival: Live Art LA/LA, an international celebration of art and performance, with more than 200 Latin American and Latinx artists supported by a major grant from the Getty Foundation. He was on the curatorial team for the National Performance Network’s Performing Americas Program and has served as a panelist for the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Network of Ensemble Theaters, L.A. Cultural Affairs Department, L.A. County Arts Commission, National Performance Network, and as a reviewer for MAP Fund. He is currently Board President of Show Box LA and an advisory committee member of The Japan Foundation, New York. Miramontes earned a BA in Geography / Environmental Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.