Joel Castro is an aerialist based in San Diego, California. Joel specializes in Aerial Silks, and minors in Rope, and Aerial Hoop. He started his training at the age of 10. He has gained experience in all aerial, ground, rebound, clowning and dance. After his first time performing he knew that he wanted to pursue circus full time, and has since performed in seven productions with San Diego Circus Center. In 2022, Joel performed in the San Diego Circus Festival and received the Cirque Du Soleil NextGen award. He currently trains in the Preparatory Program at San Diego Circus Center. He loves traveling the world exploring new cities and cultures.
Silks Trapeze Rope Hammock
Viva Fest 2022 - First Place : Aerial silks Student Category ages 16-19
San Diego Circus Festival 2022 - Keystone Award for Aerial Silks
San Diego Circus Festival 2022 - Audience Choice Award for Aerial Silks
San Diego Circus Festival 2022 - Cirque Du Soleil NextGen award
Viva Fest 2023- First Place : Aerial Silks Emerging Pro Category B
2023 École Nationale de Cirque Summer Intensive