Corps de Ballet
Joined Boston Ballet in 2014
Andres Garcia 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 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 dance as part of 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).
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 The 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, in which Garcia performed in eight world premiere ballets. Garcia was also featured in a new work in the Stephen Godfrey Choreographic Institute of Canada's National Ballet School.
Since joining Boston Ballet II in 2012, 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.