Luis R. Torres

Contemporary Ballet Program | Director

Born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, Luis R. Torres is currently the Ballet Master at Hong Kong Ballet. Torres graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Dance and Psychology and completed a Master of Fine Arts from George Mason University. Torres has enjoyed an extensive dance career with Ballet Arizona, Ballet Theatre of Maryland, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Complexions, and The Washington Ballet, where he performed as a Soloist and Principal Dancer. Torres created roles in many works by world renowned choreographers and has held the positions of Ballet Master at Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal, Chamber Dance Project, The Washington Ballet’s Studio Company and Trainee Program, and Adjunct Professor at George Mason University. Torres is the Repetiteur for Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and Septime Webre.