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Carlos Martinez

2022, Dance, BFA


I am Carlos Alejandro Martinez Espinosa from Guadalajara, Mexico. At the age of 10, I began my dance studies at "Escuela de Artes" in Guadalajara, Mexico with Javier Zavala, Michelle Monreal, Diana Garcia, and Nazira Yakuboba. At the age of 13, I was awarded a major scholarship at the "National Ballet Competition of Mexico" to attend Idyllwild Arts Academy. I joined Idyllwild Arts Academy in the Fall of 2014, where I trained with Patrick Frantz, Jonathan Sharp, Ellen Rosa-Taylor, Hai Cohen, and Lauren Smith. Currently, I am a Freshman at George Mason University School of Dance. Some of the Choreographers and Companies I had the pleasure to work with are Body Traffic, Parsons Dance, Alexandre Munz, John Pennignton, Ballet de Jalisco, Inland Pacific Ballet, California Dance Theater.