Mr. Munoz is the program Co-Founder and Director, Gulfshore Ballet, Fort Myers, Florida. Former Ballet Master and Principal Teacher, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Director, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School. Mr. Munoz has been teaching and coaching young dancers for over 30 years, both in the USA and abroad. Mr. Munoz served as Director of the Conservatory of Dance and Music Point Park College (now University) from 1983-1995. In 1995, Mr. Munoz was invited to be part of the faculty at Baltimore High School for the Performing Arts. From 1997-2005, Mr. Munoz was Ballet Master/Coach for both Pittsburgh Ballet Theater’s Company and its school. In 2005, he became Executive Director and Ballet Master at Gulfshore Ballet in Florida. Mr. Munoz’s former students are recognized for their high level of professionalism and their artistic and technical achievements. Most have gone on to successful careers with major companies across the US and Europe. Mr. Munoz has been a guest Master Teacher at a number of Ballet Companies, including Atlanta Ballet, Ballet Arizona, Ballet Met, Boston Ballet, Houston Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater and Colorado Ballet, amongst others. He has also taught master classes at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Magda Aunon Classical Ballet School, Wexford Dance Academy, Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh, Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy, Colorado Conservatory of Dance and Aspen Santa Fe Ballet School, both in Aspen and Santa Fe and Vail Valley Academy of Dance.

Mr. Munoz taught Ballet Divisions 6 and up during the 2016/17 dance year and will continue to guest teach.

Mr. Munoz brings his Vail Valley Dance Intensive program to our location each July/August.  For more information go to www.ssdiballet.com.