Jose Manuel Carreno

Ever wish you could soar like American Ballet Theatre’s Jose Manuel Carreño? This summer, aspiring professionals can train with the soon-to-retire principal at Carreño Dance Festival in Sarasota, Florida, and can learn a few of his tips and tricks. 

Photo by Nathan Sayers

Published November 23, 2009
Jose Manuel Carreño’s dance bag is all bare-bones basics. “I just carry the stuff I need for my everyday routine,” says the American Ballet Theatre principal. Amid his pile of black dance clothes (“For some reason I always buy everything in black!”) are various items for pain relief. “W…more »