Antonio Fernández

Instructor

Antonio Fernández is a Classical trained Dancer in the Russian Vaganova System. Graduated from the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet in 2013, and got an offer to the Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Company. There, he danced Soloist Roles, to Principal Roles in the Classics like: Raymonda, The Nutcracker, Le Corsaire, Sleeping Beauty, La Ventana from Auguste Bournonville, Harlequinade, Don Quixote, among others. In 2014, Antonio received the Teacher’s Certificate from the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet. Antonio also teaches Ballet in Granada, Spain. There he teaches workshops in classical repertoire, and daily Ballet classes.

In addition to being experienced with classical ballet, Antonio is also an avid Flamenco Dancer. He Won 2nd Place in the New York State Certamen Flamenco Competition in New York City - held in Lincoln Center. Antonio also had the great opportunity to go abroad, studying Flamenco in Granada, Spain. In Granada, he studied with two of the most respected dancers in Spain: Rafaela Reyes "La Repompa,” and Raquel Heredia “La Repompilla.” This experience has enriched Antonio’s dancing, and he's looking forward to share what he has learned in Spain.