Carlos was a top 20 finalist on FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance" season 10. He entered as a contemporary dancer. There he worked with choreographic artists such as: Mia Michaels, Sonya Tayeh, Nappy Tabs, Stacey Tookey, Travis Wall, Chris Scott, Jason Gilkison, and Tyce Diorio. On this season, Carlos performed in the Emmy Award nominated "Sand Dance", choreographed by Chris Scott.
Carlos was a dance performer with Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance. With them he performed alongside with the ballet superstar Rasta and has toured over 10 countries including: Germany, France, Spain, Austria, Greece, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, Russia and the U.S; all in a span of 3 years while performing their hit show, "Rock The Ballet."
In NYC, Carlos performed full-time in iLuminate's off broadway show: "ILuminate: Artists of Light", as the principal character. iLuminate made their big debut as 2nd runner up winner on NBC's "Americas Got Talent."
GYPSY OF THE YEAR
In NYC, Carlos performed with the broadway cast of "Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark" for the special event Gypsy of the Year put on by Broadway Cares. This was Spider-Man's last running year!
At Theme Parks
As a performer at Walt Disney World, Carlos has had the privilege to perform in Disney's "Jungle Book: Alive With Magic" & "Rivers Of Light" production.
At Theme Parks
As a performer at Universal Studios, Carlos has had the privilege to perform in Harry Potter world in the "TriWizard Tournament" as a Durmstrang.
Systematic Dance Crew is a hip hop dance crew from Jacksonville, FL. Carlos is a member as well as a choreographer of the crew. As a crew, they've had numerous performing, and competing accomplishments such as winning B.E.T.'s 106th and Park's dance competition on national television, twice!
At the age of 15, Carlos considers his first professional experience as a performer with Jacksonville Symphony's First Coast Nutcracker as the lead Russian. Carlos has performed this role 15 times annually!
NBA Dance Team
Carlos has choreographed for the NBA's dance team, the Orlando Magic. These performances entertained the crowd during half time shows!
AFL Dance Team
Carlos has choreographed for the AFL's dance team, The Attack, with the Jacksonville Sharks! These performances entertained the crowd during half-time shows!
This commercial for Head Tennis Rackets features one of the world's best tennis players, Novak Djovkovic. It also, features Carlos and some his Systematic Dance Crew members along with some of Carlos' choreography.
The Rock Show
Carlos has choreographed a 1.5 hour running dinner show on International Drive in Orlando, FL. This show features pop imitators for an exciting dinner concert!
Studios & Colleges
Carlos is a traveling guest choreographer and loves to work with dance studios, schools, and colleges for competition routines and concerts.
NYC DANCE INSTRUCTOR
While in NYC, Carlos became a dance instructor teaching dancers from all around the world at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway. There he taught various classes and styles including contemporary, street-jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, jazz, and modern.
Adjudicator & Masterclass Teacher
Carlos has judged and taught at numerous dance competition and conventions around the U.S. He enjoys spreading knowledge that may help dance students achieve a better understanding and skill of their dance ability.
Guest Artist Masterclass Teacher
Carlos is a guest artist masterclass teacher and loves to travel to work with dancers all around the world in order to inspire and train generations of dance students.
Fine Arts College Education
At Jacksonville University, Carlos received a Talent & Academic scholarship. There he has double majored in Computer Science and the with Fine Arts College in dance. During this time he has had the opportunity to work with such artists, companies, venues and choreographers such as:
Parsons Dance company, Jennifer Muller, Christian von Howard, ABT, and White Oak Dance Project.
Arts High School
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts matured Carlos' training in his technical ability as well as choreography ability. He has worked with numerous artists, choreographers, and companies provided through the dance department.
Arts Middle School
Carlos began his dance training at LaVilla School of the Arts where he trained in ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, and masculine techniques during his middle shcool years.
Pre-Professional Dance Program
Carlos has created a pre-professional program to provide opportunity to young dancers to elevate their training and performance experience.
Producer | Director | Choreographer
Carlos has directed and choreographed award-winning films noticed around the nation!
Other accomplishments includes achieving a 2nd degree black belt with the American Taekwondo Association.
During his highschool years, Carlos has received the Honourable Merit Award in hip-hop style dance at the National Young Arts Foundation.
Carlos has been the overall dance winner of Millie Lewis' Actors, Models & Talent Competition.