Began his dance training at the Florida Ballet Training Center. At the age of 14, he continued his training at the esteemed HARID Conservatory in Boca Raton, FL. While attending HARID, he performed lead roles in The Nutcracker, La Bayadere, Raymonda, Flower Festival and Paquita. In addition to his experience at HARID, Mr. Wiley furthered his studies on scholarship at American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet, and Pittsburgh Ballet. Upon graduation from HARID, Mr. Wiley began his studies in New York, NY at the prestigious The Juilliard School, under the direction of the late Benjamin Harkarvy. While attending The Juilliard School, he worked with world famous contemporary choreographers, such as Hans van Manen, Lar Lubovitch, Jirí Kylián, Paul Taylor and Igal Perry. Mr. Wiley spent his final year at Juilliard under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, receiving his BFA in May of 2003. Upon graduation, Mr. Wiley joined the North Carolina Dance Theatre (NCDT) where he served as principal artist for three seasons (2003-2006). While at NCDT, Mr. Wiley performed works by George Balanchine, Alvin Ailey, Alonzo King, Nicolo Fonte, Uri Sands, Mark Godden, and Dwight Rhoden among others. In 2004, The Charlotte Observer named Mr. Wiley “Artist to Watch”, and in 2005 he was honored with the “Best Male Dancer” award in Charlotte Magazine’s “Best of the Best” edition. Most recently he served on the faculty of University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and continues to serve as guest teacher, while also performing as a free lance artist.
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