Maria Torres Guest Faculty Headshot
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Maria Torres is an acclaimed Performer, Choreographer and Director with extensive experience in the Theater, Film, Television, Video and Commercial industries.

In whatever capacity Maria has worked, her resume touts diversity from all angles. As a performer, Maria has graced both the Broadway stage, starring in Swing!, and the big screen in Dance with Me, starring Chayanne and Vanessa Williams.

Maria has worked on projects in the music industry ranging from choreographing the video for Enrique Iglesias hit single Bailamos to hailed Reggaeton artist Don Omar’s most recent tour—King of Kings. In the world of film, Maria has worked with world-renowned production houses and directors such as MTV, NBC, HBO, BBC, Walt Disney, and John Leguizamo. Most recently, Maria’s work in the motion picture industry has allowed her the opportunity to work with John O’Connell and train renowned actors such as Patrick Dempsey and Amy Adams in Disney’s Enchanted to Choreographing Jennifer Lopez in El Cantante. Maria‘s choreography can been seen this season on the hit show So You Think You Can Dance.

As a teacher, Maria has taught all over the world at an array of prestigious dance institutions with the goal of sharing her Latin culture with people of all backgrounds.