Junio began his dance training in his native Brazil, where he studied with renowned ballet master Pablo Moret. In 1998 Teixeira joined Sesiminas Companhia and was promoted to soloist in 2000. He has been a laureate and participant in numerous dance competitions including Festival Internacional De danca de Joinville, Brasilia International Dance Seminar and NY IBC . He danced with Columbia Classical Ballet in South Carolina in lead roles in La Fille Mal Garde, Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, Paquita, Nutcracker, Carmina Burana and Cinderella. Junio joined New Jersey Ballet in 2008.
photo by Junio Teixeira