Carlos Molina received his ballet education at the lnstituto Colombiano de Ballet Clasico "lncolballet," where he obtained his Certificate as a Professional Dancer after 8 years of training. He also trained at the Houston Ballet Academy in Texas for 1 year.
Molina joined The Ballet de Cali Company in Colombia in 1992 and then in 1994 joined the Hartford Ballet in Connecticut where he was a Principal dancer. In 1998 Molina joined American Ballet Theatre, becoming a soloist in 2001. In 2004, Molina was invited to join Boston Ballet as a Principal Dancer, becoming a freelance artist and teacher in 2010.
His repertoire includes Principal roles in: Giselle, Swan Lake, La Sylphide, The Sleeping Beauty, Eugene Onegin, Coppelia, Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, The FireBird, An Afternoon of a Faun, Le Spectre de la Rose, Les Sylphides, Etudes, Les Biches, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Dream, Variations for Four, Pillar of Fire, Offenbach, Three Virgins and a Devil, Serenade, Apollo, Who Cares?, The Four Temperaments, Ballet lmperial, Symphony in C, Divertimento #15, La Valse, Jewels, Theme and Variations, Western Symphony, and Spartacus as well as in works by modern choreographers such as: Jiri Kylian, William Forsythe, Nacho Duato, Martha Graham, Paul Taylor, Twayla Tharp, Choo San Goh.
Molina was the winner of the First lgor Youskevitch Award, at The New York International Ballet Competition in 1996.
Molina has been a Certified Ballet Teacher with American Ballet Theatre's National Training Curriculum since 2008-2009 and joined Boston Ballet School in 2014.