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Carolina Santos Read was born in London and raised in Madrid and Connecticut where she studied at the Casa de Cultura and Eastern CT Ballet. She was in numerous productions including "The Nutcracker," "The Sleeping Beauty" (Young Aurora), "Hoedown" (Cowgirl), and a soloist in Balanchine's "Concerto Barroco." Carolina has attended many summer dance intensives including the Kirov Academy of Ballet, the Juilliard School, Ballet Hispanico, the Carmen Roche ballet school and the Amor de Dios flamenco school in Spain. Carolina was awarded two gold medals with distinction at American Academy of Ballet's Performance Awards, and was recipient of the Shoreline Arts Alliance dance scholarship in 2004.<br /><br />

She graduated from Fordham University with a BFA in dance in conjunction with the Alvin Ailey School and a BA in Political Science. She has worked with choreographers Maximo Luna, Christopher Huggins, Troy Powell, Sylvia Waters, Pascal Rioult, Nathan Trice, Ronald K. Brown, Pedro Ruiz, Robert Battle, Kazuko Hirabayashi, Jacqui Buglisi, and performed Ramon Oller's "Besame" solo set by Irene Hogarth of Ballet Hispanico. In the spring of 2008 she performed as a guest artist with Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater. In August 2008 she performed as tango dancer and dance captain in an Actors Equity (AEA) production of "Evita" at the Ivoryton Playhouse in CT. She then performed with Ballet Hispanico's Senior Ensemble in Manhattan.<br /><br />

Carolina has acted in commercials, film and television including "Beautiful Girls," "The Reflection," and "Friends With Kids" (Chicago dancer) as well as Princess Sophie's Secretary on Season 4 of Gossip Girl, a stewardess in ABC's "Pan Am" pilot, and Johnny's girlfriend on "Tattoo Nightmares." She models for commercial print work and has danced in music videos. In March 2010 Carolina performed in "Canto," an all-women flamenco piece choreographed by Melinda Marquez. April-September 2010 she toured the UK with England's Giffords Circus as dancer and assistant choreographer. She performed in plays "La Revolucion" and "Moctezuma" at NYC's Mint Theater, as well as "The Producers" and "Home for the Holidays" in CT.  She most recently performed a flamenco solo in the 2012 Provincetown Dance Festival and was seen Off-Broadway in 50 Shades! The Musical at the Gramercy Theater. She is currently working in the ghost opera "Circle of Haunts" in NYC, and in March she will once again guest artist with Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater


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Carolina Santos Read

Wearing a casual  Free People  embroidered top on vacation in Europe with  H&amp;M  ripped black skinny jeans and new  Aldo  loafer mules and my  Celine  Luggage Tote. Photography by  Francisco Graciano .  

Wearing a casual Free People embroidered top on vacation in Europe with H&M ripped black skinny jeans and new Aldo loafer mules and my Celine Luggage Tote. Photography by Francisco Graciano.  

Hi there!

I'm so sorry for the delay, I've been working on a musical (West Side Story) on the Connecticut shoreline both as performer and dance captain so I've been completely overwhelmed with that lately! 

I was recently in Europe on vacation and wanted to take the next few posts as a style and travel blog of my looks in the cities I visited. In this Parisian look I tried to embody the classic Parisian laid back chic with some up to date trends like embroidery, ripped pants, and the loafer mule Gucci has made so popular.  

I styled a casual Free People embroidered floral black and blue top with a black H&M ripped skinny jean and my recently gifted Aldo loafer mules that I have been living in! I finished the look with my Ray Bans and my Celine Nano Luggage Tote (check out my Poshmark store I've listed my Celine to sell recently as I'm currently downsizing my wardrobe a bit)! 

Mules were super comfortable to sightsee and go to the museums in, and have a cappuccino and croissant on the street... man I love Paris!

Stay tuned for another Paris look next before we venture to Positano then Capri on the Amalfi coast of Italy!