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Henry Torres Blanco

Dance Lecturer

San Diego


Dancer, choreographer and dance technique researcher.  Founding member of Lux Boreal Dance Troupe based in Tijuana, México, of which he is Artistic Director.  He is focused in a dance movement research based on the potential and dynamic energy control; he also looks forward to processes of creation that incorporates resources that serve the scenic experience. Torres began his dance studies at Jose Limon Dance School in Sinaloa. He carried out bachelor’s degree at Mazatlan Dance School in Mexico.  Awarded with Culiacan Prize of Choreography, honorable mention as best male dancer in the Choreography Competition for Urban Spaces in Monterrey, Mexico. He received the National Endowment for the Arts of Mexico (FONCA) for his work as performing artist, and later on as a choreographer. He was awarded with the State Endowment for the Arts of Baja California as a choreographer. Listed in Dance Magazine 25 to watch 2009. He Received in 2018 the Arts Angel Award. Since 2018 he is member of the Mexico System of Art Creators.