Corps de Ballet
Joined Boston Ballet in 2014
Andres Garcia began his training at Ballet Austin in Texas. In 2008 he received a scholarship to the Professional Division Program of Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Seattle, Washington. Garcia attended summer programs at Boston Ballet School, School of American Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School on full scholarships and was selected to attend Canada's National Ballet School summer program in 2011 as an exchange student. In 2014, Garcia was invited to the Professional Dance program at the Banff Centre for the Arts where he performed in George Balanchine's Divertimento No.15, Toer van Schayk's Seventh Symphony, and Christopher Wheeldon's Carousel (A Dance).
While with Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Garcia had the opportunity to perform many works with their company and school including George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Western Symphony and Coppélia; Kent Stowell's The Nutcracker, Cinderella, and Carmina Burana; Jerome Robbins' Glass Pieces; Alexei Ratmansky's Don Quixote; Christopher Wheeldon's Variations Sérieuses and Carousel (A Dance); Ronald Hynd's The Sleeping Beauty; Peter Boal's Giselle; and Bruce Wells' Pinocchio and Snow White. Garcia also participated in Next Step, a program of new choreography created by company dancers, performing in eight world premiere ballets. Garcia was also featured in a new work for the Stephen Godfrey Choreographic Institute of Canada's National Ballet School.
Garcia joined Boston Ballet II in 2012, and became a company dancer in 2014. Since joining Boston Ballet, he has performed in Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker and Swan Lake; Marius Petipa's The Sleeping Beauty; Florence Clerc's La Bayadère; Sir Frederick Ashton's Cinderella; George Balanchine's Coppélia and Jewels; Val Caniparoli's Lady of the Camellias; Lila York's Celts; and Jorma Elo's C to C (Close to Chuck). Additionally, Garcia performed in Jorma Elo's Lost by Last, Jerome Robbins' Fanfare, and George Balanchine's Scotch Symphony in Boston Ballet School's Next Generation performances