Born in Maracaibo Venezuela, Mr. Navarro began his ballet training at the “State of Zulia Ballet School” under the direction of the Artistic Director Guillermo Gonzalez. After graduating Mr. Navarro joined “Ballet Danzarte de Maracaibo” as a principal soloist. During that time he performed in many classical pieces as “Swan Lake”, “Chopiniana”, ” The Nutcracker” and many others. Few years later Mr. Navarro received an invitation to join “Ballet de Maracaibo” as a principal dancer under the direction of Nedo Vojkic and in 1996 he moved to Caracas where he became a Principal Soloist of “The National Ballet of Caracas” directed by Vicente Nebrada.

Mr. Navarro has danced in multiple international tours, galas and ballet festivals in Colombia, USA and Venezuela , including the Wolf Trap Festival in Washington D.C.

His repertoire included classical and neoclassical principal and leading roles in world famous ballets such as “Swan Lake”, “Paquita”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “The Nutcracker”, “Cinderella”, “Coppelia”, “Raymonda”, “Chopiniana”, “Giselle”, “Walpurgis Night”, “Flower Festival”, “Midsummer’s Night Dream”, “Le Corsaire”, “Sleeping Beauty”, “Firebird”, “Fiebre”, “Batucada Fantastica”, just to mention a few. During his career as a dancer Mr. Navarro has also performed for TV Show Pageant “Miss Venezuela” and TV commercials and acting in plays as Blood Wedding by Garcia Lorca ,The impostures of Scapin by Molliere.

After discovering his passion for teaching and ballet coaching Mr. Navarro got trained by Irina Ivanova, a ballet mistress graduated from The Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet which he finished in the year of 2002 with a diploma certified in Pedagogy and Classical Repertoire under the Vaganova Method.and completed an intership for Teresa Carreno Ballet School.

During his career Mr. Navarro was trained by Sonja Stamberg, Rafael Portillo, Vicente Nebrada, Vladimir Loupujov, Ruta Butvilliene, Rumen Rachev, Sasha Vojkic and Vladimir Issaev.

In 2008 Mr. Navarro received a Certificate in Acting/Drama from the School of Community Education under Miami Dade College.

Mr Navarro heve performed multiple character roles such as Mother Comedia for the Miami City Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker”, Dr. Coppelius in “Coppelia”, Widow Simone in “La Fille Mal Gardee” for the America’s ballet School in Tampa, Gamache in “Don Quixote” and Stepsister in “Cinderella” for the South Florida Ballet Theater, Soldier in “Carmen” for the Gamonet Ballet, the evil Carabosse in “The Sleeping Beauty”, Mother Comedia, Mouse King and Dr. Stahlbaum for the Gulfshore Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker”.

Mr. Navarro was included as one of the Best Ballet Dancers from Venezuela in the publishing of the book, “Los 100 Mejores Bailarines de Venezuela.” 

Mr. Navarro had worked as a Ballet Teacher for Central Ballet Theater of Greeniville, Greeniville TN, America’s ballet School in Tampa ,Fl , Gulfshore Ballet in Fort Myers, Fl , The Dance Warehouse in Fort Myers, Fl , The Laboratory Theater of Florida in Fort Myers,Fl and most recently for Robin Dawn Dance Academy in Cape Coral, FL.

Mr. Navarro continues pursuing his passion for coaching, teaching and shares his knowledge and experience in dance. He is also certified CPR.