Music Theatre Assembly
2020-2021 Academic Year
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 5pm - World-renowned director / choreographer Maria Torres will provide a digital workshop for Music Theatre Assembly students. Torres’ Puerto Rican, Dominican, Cuban heritage inspires her artistry and led to the cultivation and creation of the “Latin Jazz” dance technique, taught and performed worldwide. Throughout her career, she has been committed to a broad range of new and diverse projects spanning from theater to television and film, including: On Your Feet (Broadway); and National Tour Six-time nominated Broadway Swing!; Award-winning The Donkey Show (A.R.T.); Ann Hampton Callaway’s Swing Time; Center Theater Group 50th-anniversary revival of Luis Valdes’ Zoot Suit; the international tour of Award-winning recording artist Don Omar “King of Kings;” films Dance With Me, Disney’s Enchanted; El Cantante, starring Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony; John Leguizamo’s film Fugly, TV’s So You Think You Can Dance (US/ Canada), AMC TV hit Turn Washington’s Spies, Amazon’s The Tick. Torres is a proud Member of SDC and the League of Professional Theatre Women.