Open & Master Classes

The Florida Ballet is pleased to host Master Classes at our studios with elite choreographers and teachers from around the country.

Upcoming Master Classes Hosted by The Florida Ballet:

 Sunday, May 21st 2017: Carlos Garland Contemporary Workshop

Intermediate/Advanced Class (Ages 12+): Time (12-1:30 pm) - Fee: $25.00

Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Class (Ages 8-11): Time (2-3 pm) - Fee: $20

Carlos Garland Bio:

Carlos Garland was born and raised in Jacksonville. Carlos is trained in and versatile with ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, breaking, lyrical, contemporary, improvisation, various world ethnic dances as well as acrobatics and martial arts. Carlos' has had an extensive dance career including; dancing with Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance, becoming a top 20 finalist on "So You Think You Can Dance" season 10, performing with the Broadway cast of "Spider-man Turn Off The Dark", and winning "Millie Lewis America's Models and Talent Competition" for dance.

Class Description: 

This class will be based on the ideals of and purpose behind movement. A discussion through movement/dance about the imagination and how controlling thoughts relates to ALL dancer’s journeys to becoming an Artist.

  • Prepare to be challenged in both levels
  • A brief warm-up (experience personal movement prior to arrival)
  • Phrases across the floor
  • A longer phrase of movement to challenge direction change, coordination, and thought.

Eventbrite - James Boyd Contemporary Workshop


Advanced Registrations for either class can also be made by calling the office: 904-353-7518

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