Alessandra Torres was born and raised in Venezuela – country with deep cultural Spaniard influence where she was introduced to the Flamenco World by the hand of 3 well known teachers:
La China de Jerez, Siudy Quintero y Azilde Henriquez.
At the age of seventeen became one of the principal dancers of “ La compañía profesional de baile Siudy Quintero”; with this professional company traveled and performed not only in the most important theaters in Venezuela but in the Pittsburgh’s Opera in 1992 under the director Tito Capobianco. The same year, she received her bachelor degree in Mass Communication at the Loyola University in Venezuela (Universidad Catolica)
With more than 30 years carrier, Alessandra have traveled around Spain to take classes, workshops and participated in Flamenco Festivals with teachers and dancers such as Ma. Magdalena, La China, Ciro, La Tati, Belen Maya, Carmela Greco, Domingo Ortega, Miguel Vargas, Daniela Tugues, Alfonso Losa, Maria Juncal, Rafaela Carrasco, Inmaculada Ortega, Manuel Reyes, Pilar Ortega, José Ramos “El Oruco”, Juana Amaya y Javier La Torre.
In 1995 she form “Academia Integral de baile “Tacones y Lunares” in Caracas – Venezuela. For 10 years worked in the school as a Director and Teacher.
In 2006 she moved to Pennsylvania teaching at the School of Visual and Performing Arts, Pocono Dance Center and YMCA in the Pocono Area and offering Flamenco workshops in “Pasion y Arte” in Philadelphia.
Nowadays, she is director and choreographer of “Luna Calé” a non profit organization and a professional dance company based in Broward that works flamenco from its more pure rhythms to the most modern fusions.