Dre Torres

Andrea Torres hails from the Rio Grande Valley, McAllen, Texas. With a Bachelor of Science degree in American Dance Pedagogy and Minor in Business Entrepreneurship from Oklahoma City University, she has choreographed and has been seen on many stages in New York City including the Highline Ballroom, Symphony Space, the Paul Taylor Studios, the Grand Hyatt and Sheraton Hotel for the Pulse on Tour faculty, the Actor’s Fund Arts Center, the IZOD Center, the Connelly Theater, and the Kaye Playhouse. Andrea's latest performances include tap dancing on The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, Dancing in The Shine On Awards Show at Radio City Music Hall hosted by Meryl Streep, Good Day Austin on FOX, The A.C.E. Awards, and as a featured tap dancer for the Step Up 3D promotional music video. Andrea Torres has performed with Bessie Award Winner and tap dance mentor, Michelle Dorrance. Andrea has also performed works with the Co- creator and assistant producer of Imagine Tap, Aaron Tolson. Andrea was a part of Brice Moussett’s Contemporary Company Works and was a proud member of Germaine Salsberg's Tap Dance Company Les Femmes Plus for four years. Andrea is/has been on faculty and staff for The Pulse on Tour, DansEncore International Dance Festival, Soul to Sole Tap Festival, The International Teachers of Dance Inc. Convention, Texas Association Teachers of Dancing, Dance Theatre USA, Peridance Capezio Center, and Broadway Dance Center in New York City. Currently, Andrea is a company dancer in Tapestry Dance Company which is the only full time Professional Tap Dance company in North America. Andrea is also the Artistic Director of The Andrea Torres Dance Company where she created and produced the production of “Outed” in New York City in 2013. Since then the company has been invited to many festivals including The COOLNY Festival, The Brooklyn Dance Festival, the Dumbo Dance Festival, and Dance to Breathe at the Austin Music Hall. Currently the company is in production for a brand new show to premiere in Austin, Texas this season. Andrea is Sponsored and promoted by the RAW Artists Organization which is sending the company to multiple performances in the US and abroad. “Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.” –Henry David Thoreau


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Affiliated Companies The Andrea Torres Dance Company, Tapestry Dance Company
Current Location Austin, Texas
Proficient Dance Forms Tap, Jazz, Contemporary

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