Sebastian Serra was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and began his ballet studies at the age of nine under the direction of Roberto Rodriguez. In 2001 he continued studying ballet and academics in “Escuela Especializada en Ballet Julian E. Blanco”. In 2006, He went on to join the Conservatorio de Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico where he trained and later that year got promoted to apprentice with the company. In 2008 he joined Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico as a company member.
Mr. Serra participated on full scholarship in different summer programs around the United States, including Orlando Ballet School, School of American Ballet, The Rock School, Boston Ballet, Virginia School of the Arts and San Francisco Ballet. During his time at the Boston Ballet Summer Program he got offered a trainee-ship with the school where he trained and danced with the company during the 08-09 and 09-10 seasons. Mr. Serra joined Orlando Ballet Company in 2010 and danced there for seven seasons after dancing with Festival Ballet Providence.
Mr. Serra awards include an Honorable mention in Young Arts, a program of The National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts and the 1st prize in classical and contemporary in the Regionals of the Youth American Grand Prix. Most recently, Sebastian was featured in the So You Think You Can Dance audition episodes during their 10 & 11 seasons on FOX. Sebastian is also an American Ballet Theater National Training Curriculum certified teacher.