Carlos Orta was a dancer, choreographer and teacher with the Jose Limon Dance Company in New York since 1979. Mr. Orta was born in Caracas, Venezuela and trained at the Scola Cantorum in Paris. He also later studied with Pina Bausch at Germany's Folkwang Hochschule.
He won the International Academy of Dance's choreography award in Cologne, Germany, and Venezuela's Prize of Dance. Orta also taught at Long Island University and Manhattanville College.
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