(Orlando, FL) started his dance training at the age of 15 at The Center for Contemporary Dance, where he trained in ballet and modern with Jeré James and Ingrid Lozano. There he performed at countless schools and events including a Radio Disney Performance. He then attended the Joffrey New York Summer Intensive on full scholarship, where he worked with choreographers such as Brian McSween and Africa Guzman. Mr. Rizo then obtained a scholarship to attend the Orlando Ballet School’s Summer & Scholarship program under the direction of Dierdre Burger. He then continued his training at Inez Patricia School of Dance under the direction of Jeré James, where he also worked with Sharon Wong. The following year, Mr. Rizo was accepted into the Independent Study & Scholarship Programs at The Ailey School in New York. There, he has had the opportunity to train under Earl Mosley, Ari Mayzick, Jacqulyn Buglisi, Adrienne Hurd, Tracy Inman, Kevin Predmore, Bradley Shelver, and has had the opportunity to dance in a piece choreographed by Darshan Bhuller. Mr. Rizo has also attended many summer programs, including the program at Complexions Contemporary Ballet under the direction of Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson. Mr. Rizo is in his first season with Nimbus2.