Education and Performance History
B.F.A., B.S. Southwest Missouri State University
M.A.L.S. Wesleyan University
As a member of Actors Equity Association he performed in national tours of The King and I, West Side Story and A Chorus Line. As a choreographer, his work has been performed by the San Diego Civic Dance Company (San Diego, CA), Lake Erie Ballet (Erie, PA), Erie Dance Conservatory (Erie, PA), Playhouse Dance Company (Pittsburgh, PA), Instinct Dancecorps (Scottsdale, AZ), Geneseo Dance Ensemble (Geneseo, NY), and the Zodiaque Dance Company (Buffalo, NY). He is also founder and co-director of SoMar Dance Works
. Mr. Santillano serves on the board of directors of the Erie Dance Consortium and the American College Dance Festival Association. Mr. Santillano acts as the advisor to the Mercyhurst University Dance Club.