Position: Director of Dance
Affiliation with organization: 2017 – Present
Years active at YAGP: 2017 – Present
Carlos Valcarcel trained and performed with Victor Ullate Ballet, before dancing with Balletto di Toscana and Stuttgart Ballet. He graduated from Royal Conservatoire of Madrid and completed the Royal Academy of Dance teacher’s course with distinction. Mr. Valcarcel taught at the Showa School for Performing Arts in Tokyo, became Ballet Master of the Trainee Program at The Washington School of Ballet, and in 2011 became the Director of The School of Ballet Arizona. In 2017, Mr. Valcarcel was named as director of the English National Ballet School.
In addition to his active teaching career, Mr. Valcarcel coaches noted ballerinas. He has choreographed and coached participants for a number of prestigious international competitions, including Youth America Grand Prix.