Claudio Munoz  
Organization: Houston Ballet II (USA)

Position: Ballet Master

Affiliation with organization: 1998 – Present

Years active at YAGP: 2011 – Present


Mr. Muñoz performed with Ballet de Santiago for 20 years, working with many renowned choreographers. As a teacher, Mr. Muñoz has taught internationally in North and South America, Australia, and Europe. He has served on juries for Junior Ballet Competition Japan Grand Prix and the Youth America Grand Prix. Mr. Muñoz joined Houston Ballet Academy as Ballet Master in 1999. As HBII Ballet Master, he provides artistic leadership, teaching, choreography, curriculum development and supervision to all HBII students, and is proud to have trained more than half of current Houston Ballet company members. In 2016 he was awarded the Dance Teacher Award by Dance Teacher Magazine.