Tango Talent

Jorge Torres

Jorge TorresJorge Torres, a world-renowned Tango Choreographer, Dancer, and Impresario of dance productions, is amazing to behold on the dance floor, as he dances with a quiet and smooth style.

His refined talents and style place him among the outstanding choreographers and dancers of Argentine Tango. Before graduating as a teacher of dancers, Jorge began his career in the Teatro Colón. He has studied with famous dancers and teachers of Argentine Tango such as Norberto Guichanduc, Rodolfo Dinzel, Pepito Avellaneda and Antonio Todaro. He has danced in the most noted tango houses and theaters of Argentina and with renowned orchestras of Tango. He has participated in such shows as "Imagenes", "Tango y Añoranzas", "La Pesada del Tango", "Tangokinesis ", "Tanguisimo 91", "Tango Tango", "Viva Tango", "Tango Passion", "Buenos Aires Tango Show", "Tango Seduccion".

 

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In 1998 Jorge was nominated for the Tony awards for best choreography.  Jorge was also nominated by the Outer Critics Circle and for four Awards including that of best choreography from the Drama Desk. He has recorded with Karen Kain "A Evaristo Carriego" for CBC, Canadian Broadcasting Company, directed by Luis Bravo. He has coordinated show such as "World Tango Week 2002" in Tokyo and "Tango Legend" summoning the best figures every year. He has participated as invited dancer next to the Sexteto Mayor in Santiago, Chile's Municipal Theater. He was chosen to integrate the jury of the First World Championship of Argentinean Tango, carried out in the year 2003 in the city of Buenos Aires.

Jorge Torres joined "Forever Tango" in 1995, where he held the position of Troupe Dance Captain & Principal Dancer for ten years.  He is currently the Artistic Director for the American Tango Institute, in Chicago, Illinois, and his time is divided between teaching in New York and participating in Tango Festivals worldwide.

It is with great pride and pleasure that we present to you, Mr. Jorge Torres.