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Ea Torrado

Ea Torrado is a Filipina dance artist, and artistic director of Daloy Dance Company, a dance theatre group that advances, produces and tours her creations and workshops.  She is Filipina dance artist whose creations manifest in choreographies, film, installation, site- specific work, and improvisational performance. Ea's pieces reflect on body politics, social issues, cultural identity, Filipina feminism and spirituality.

Presenters include WIFI Body Dance Festival, Ballet Philippines’ Neo-Filipino, Contemporary Dance Map, The Lopez Musem, KARNABAL Festival, Imaginarium Multi Arts Festival of the Absurd, Erehwon Arts Center, FRINGE Manila Arts Festival, Malasimbo Lights and DanceFestival, Pasinaya Arts Festival, Aliw Theatre- International Dance Day Festival at Aliw Theatre, UP Center for Women and Gender Studies and Paghilom Festival. 

Internationally she has performed at Ho Chi Minh International Dance Festival, Low Fat Art Fest Thailand, Goyang International Dance Festival, Lively Arts Performing Arts College in Pennsylvania & Cape Fear Community College for the Performing Arts in North Carolina, USA, SensUnique Gallery in Ghent, Belgium for Sorry Not Sorry Festival and participated in Radical Contact, Tanzplatform,Tokyo Performing Arts Meeting, Asia Pacific Improv Festival and Southeast Asia Choreolab.

Her work has been supported by The National Commission for Culture and the Arts,
Japan Foundation and Music Artes. Choreographic and Research Residencies include
Pineapple Lab and The Asian Cultural Council Grant.

As a dancer she has performed for Ballet Manila, Ballet Philippines and Dance Theatre of
Tennesse, Dance Forum, Airdance, Steps Dance Project and Contemporary Dance
Network Manila. In 2014, Ea received the Alvin Erasga Tolentino Koryograpiya Award and
Remedios De Oteyza Choreography Award in 2016.

Past Classes & Events

Movement Research at the Judson Church

October 02, 2017