Mauricio Fernandez is originally from Mexico where he received his training at Estudio de Danza Antoinette de Puebla. To further
his dance education he attended the Boston Ballet School, Orlando Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet in New York City, Idyllwild Arts Academy and Milwaukee Ballet. He has performed with several ballet companies including Compania de Danza Antoinette in Mexico, InlandPacific Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Western Chicago Ballet, Hinsdale Ballet Theatre, Springfield Ballet, DanceWest Ballet, Albany Berkshire Ballet, Kentucky Ballet Theatre, Chicago Repertory Ballet and most recently Teater Vanemuine Ballet in Estonia. Mauricio is a Tap Gold medalist at Confederacion Inter-Americana de Profesionales de la Danza (CIAD), Intrancefest Tec de Monterrey. In 2018 Mauricio relocated to the Chicago area and decided to further his tap dance studies with Chicago Human Rythm Project and Tristan Bruns, founder and artistic director of the Tapman Productions. He has taken part of CHRP’s Rythm World Festival and MADD Rythm’s Chicago Tap Summit and had the privilege to study with tap dance masters such as Dianne “Lady Di” Walker, Sam Weber, Brill Barret, Daniel Borak, Star Dixon, Nico Rubio, Martin Dumas, Jason Janas, Charles Renato, & Ted Louis Levy. Mauricio most recently danced with Chicago Repertory Ballet, the CHRP’s Stone Soup Rhythms Tap Company and Teater Vanemuine Ballet in Estonia.