Position: Ballet Master
Affiliation with organization: 2016 – Present
Years active at YAGP: 2014 – Present
Carlos Lopez studied at the Victor Ullate School and danced at the Victor Ullate Ballet, later joining American Ballet Theatre as a Soloist. His awards include a Silver Medal at the Paris International Ballet Competition, “Les Etoiles de Ballet” Prize in Cannes. Mr. Lopez is a frequent guest artist for international ballet companies and at galas around the world, and an ABT Certified Teacher that has successfully completed the ABT Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 7 and partnering of the ABT National Training Curriculum. Carlos joined the Faculty of ABT Studio Company in 2013 and was appointed Ballet Master in September 2014. He is a guest teacher at YoungArts” Miami, “Ibstage” Barcelona, and Youth America Grand Prix.