Corps de Ballet
Joined Boston Ballet II in 2012
Andres Garcia of Austin, Texas, began his training at Ballet Austin. In 2008 he received a scholarship to dance in the Professional Division Program of Pacific Northwest Ballet School in Seattle, Washington. Garcia attended summer programs at Boston Ballet School, The School of American Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School summer programs on full scholarships and was selected to attend Canada's National Ballet School's summer program in 2011 as an exchange student.
In his time at Pacific Northwest Ballet, Garcia had the opportunity to perform many works with the 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 Sleeping Beauty; Peter Boal's Giselle and Bruce Wells' Pinocchio and Snow White. He also participated in Next Step, a program in which Professional Division students are selected by company dancers to create new choreography where Garcia performed in eight World Premier Ballets. Garcia was also featured in a new work in the Stephen Godfrey Choreographic Institute through Canada's National Ballet School.
Since joining Boston Ballet II, he has performed in Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker, Marius Petipa's The Sleeping Beauty and George Balanchine's Coppélia as well as Fanfare by Jerome Robbins and Lost by Last by Boston Ballet's Resident Choreographer, Jorma Elo.