"Kybele Dance Theater performed … for an entranced audience."
- Michael Ray, Santa Monica Mirror
Born and raised in Mexico City, Karlo started training with Shea New at College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA. Karlo also worked under the direction of Patty Williams, Tracy Hadley Kvinge (RIP), Kim Lewis, Ron Brown, Catherine Demonchaux, Trina Parks and Lindsay Kaufman. Later Karlo transferred to Santa Monica College where he earned his Teacher of Dance Certificate and performed with both Synapse Dance Theater and Global Motion under the direction of Mark Tomasic, Jae Lee, Raquel Ramirez, and Bu Sri. He was selected to performed at the American College Dance Association Festival (2018 & 2019) representing Santa Monica College. After graduating he completed The Alvin Ailey Summer Program then came back to Los Angeles to perform with Kybele Dance Theater.