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Nestor GarciaPhoto of Nestor Garcia

Nestor Garcia Santos was born in Holguin, Cuba. He started studying ballet at his mother’s academy at the age of 5. At the age of 9 He began to study at professional at the Vicentina De La Torre Ballet School in Camaguey, Cuba where He was part of the professional Ballet Company of Camaguey.
 
His professional career started in 1978 at Ballet de Camaguey, where He performed in ballets like Giselle, La File Mal Garde, The Nutcracker, Coppelia, The Swan Lake and other performances. He danced with different principal dancers of Ballet Nacional de Cuba.
 
Fernando Alonso was his most influential teacher and coach, together with Ramona de Saa and other prestigious Cuban dancers. Throughout his career as a professional ballet dancer, He performed at prestigious theaters around the world, including Spain, Italy, Central, and South America. He has worked within an ample classical and neo-classical repertoire of renowned choreographers.

He performed with ballet de Camaguey for 7 years until he moved back to his hometown to work with Co-Danza where He had the opportunity to perform contemporary dancing and Latin rhythms. Nestor has over 9 years of teaching experience in classical ballet. He has been dancing actively for the last 9 years.
 
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