Carson Sandiford began ballet at the age of 13 when his family moved to Madison, Wisconsin. At 16 he was accepted to the Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts where he studied for two years. After graduating from Nutmeg he attended the JKO School of American Ballet Theatre. After continuing his training at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School he joined the Joffrey Concert Group in New York City. He started his professional career with the Cleveland Ballet, later exploring his more contemporary side at Neos Dance Theatre. Carson joined Boulder Ballet in 2019.