Carlos de Aquino

1993, BR


Carlos was born in Rio de Janeiro.

2006-2011 he receives his dance training at the Spinelli dance school, Escola Estadual, by Maria Olenewa.

From 2009 to 2010 he takes part in a social project and various presentations of the Deborah Colker Dance Company.

The young group, consisting of twelve young dancers, receives training in classical and contemporary dance. At the Biennale de la Danse in Lyon 2010, they receive the opportunity to give seven performances of the ballet "Partida". During this visit the young group also receives lessons in classical dance at the Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et de Danse de Lyon.

Enthused by the high level of education and excellent teachers, Carlos desires to complete a training there.

Because of his exceptional dancing talent he gets a place at this prestigious institution.

For the 2011-12 school year the Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation grants Carlos a scholarship for his dance training in Lyon. Also for his second year of training, the school year 2012-13, the Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation grants Carlos a scholarship.