MASTERCLASSES | EXERCISES | CHOREOGRAPHY | ADJUDICATIONS
Dance studios and schools can host an exciting, inspiring, and educational intensive workshop experience with Guest Artists, Carlos and Marisa! You can book this intensive workshop to be anywhere from 1 day to 1 full week of masterclasses, exercises, adjudications, projects, choreography, filming, and more! Available anywhere in the U.S.
Carlos has danced with Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys Of Dance and performed in their hit show "Rock The Ballet." With "Bad Boys" he has toured Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. After coming off tour, he became a top 20 finalist on the Fox TV dance show “So You Think You Can Dance” Season 10. Next, while living in NYC, Carlos performed with the Broadway cast of "Spider-man Turn Off The Dark" in their final Gypsy Of The Year performance. He also performed as the principal character in the off-Broadway show, "iLuminate, Artists of Light" with the company iLuminate (as seen on America's Got Talent). During this time he became an instructor at Broadway Dance Center and Steps On Broadway in NYC. He has currently performed at Universal Studios and Walt Disney World.
Marisa pursued a BFA in dance and a BFA in graphic design at Jacksonville University. She then attended Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet in New York City and got to work with Gelsey Kirkland herself. She was then accepted to the Broadway Dance Center’s Professional Semester Program in New York City. During this elite program, Marisa trained with renowned instructors, performed original works from prestigious choreographers, and was awarded many professional opportunities such as performing on Good Morning America and at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. Marisa had the pleasure to dance with the Broadway cast of Spiderman: Turn off the Dark in their final Gypsy of the Year performance in the Minskoff Theatre. Marisa is currently dancing at Universal Studios Orlando in a variety of shows and working as a freelance dancer.
Versatility & ability
While teaching, Carlos focuses on versatility, skill ability, and the dynamic qualities of dance technique and movement. He motivates students with his ability to create and provide purposeful phrasing of movement along with his energetic demonstrations.
TECHNIQUE & aRTISTRY
While teaching, Marisa focuses on technique, natural artistry, and the proper etiquette of dance technique and movement. She motivates students with her ability to coherently explain and demonstrate meaningful foundational principles of movement and technique.
"We love dancing with this young generation of talent! We think it is important to instruct and inspire students using foundational principles as a structure along with innovation and creativity, in order that they learn to utilize their talents and passion as an artist. "
- Carlos & Marisa
THE INTENSIVE STRUCTURE
Carlos & Marisa enjoy teaching ages 8+ and all levels. Classes can be held for different levels/ages, or combined levels/ages. You can build your own schedule or we can provide an example schedule that may work for you.
Strength & Conditioning
Ballet Technique (Classical)
Ballet (Pas De Deux)
Jazz Technique (Leaps/Turns) & Styles
Acro & Tricks
Improvisation Technique & Exercises
Acting For Dancers
On Camera Experience