YARIANA BARALT TORRES
Yariana Baralt Torres is a Puerto Rican dancer, choreographer, and sociologist. She obtained her BA in dance and sociology from Loyola University Chicago. She has had the privilege of performing with Mandala Dance Company in Italy, Hedwig Dances in Chicago, as well as for several freelance choreographers in the city. In 2018, she co-founded LOUD BODIES, a co-creative dance company that uses dance as a platform for social activism. Her works have been presented at Collaboraction’s Peacebook Festival, Synapse Arts – New Works, NEWDances and Links Hall. She has also choreographed for Vision Latino Theater Company, and is an instructor at Free Mvmt Shop. She is so thrilled to be joining Khecari this year as an understudy for Marginalia.