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Ricardo Torres was born in San Juan, PR in 1980. He started his ballet studies at the age of 9, under one of Joseph Pilates' students, Lolita San Miguel, and Alicia Alonso's teacher Jose Pares .
At the age of 13 Ricardo received a scholarship for the School of American Ballet Summer Intensive, at the age of 14 he received a scholarship for the San Francisco Ballet School Summer Intensive, then joining as a full student at the age of 16.
In 1998 Ricardo became ...read more
Ricardo's teaching method is based in Cuban and Russian technique, mixed with some Balanchine technique. Ricardo's main objective is to transfer his passion for ballet he had when he danced as a professional to his students, and to offer them a place where they can be able to have fun and danced from their hearts.