Elisabet Torras Aguilera was born and raised in Barcelona where she studied Flamenco and Danza Española at the Conservatory of Dance and Theatre of Barcelona and continued her studies later in Madrid. Amongst her teachers were La Chana, Carlos Lérida, Carmen La Talegona, Alfonso Losa, Concha Jareño, Belen Cabanes, Gala Vivancos, Javier Latorre, Miguel Ángel Rojas y Carlos Rodríguez, Cristina Casanova, Nuria Truco, Eli La Truco, La Lupi, Eva Yerbabuena, and Belén Maya.

 

Elisabet has toured Europe and Asia with Zarzuela, Clasico Español and Flamenco companies. In 2009 Elisabet was invited as a guest artist for the Flamenco Festival “Viva España” in Moscow and the “Presidence Belge”-Festival in Brussels. She toured Spain and China with Flamenco pianist MANOLO CARRASCO's company, performed several seasons with JAVIER LATORRE’s Somorrostro Dansa Flamenca Company and danced for ROJAS & RODRIGUEZ Company in Madrid in 2011.

 

Since 2012 Elisabet lives in NYC and is a frequent performer with a variety of projects in the TriState Area and beyond. She is part ofLatin Grammy Award Winner HERNAN ROMERO's ensemble and 

cast member of the companies NOCHE FLAMENCO, A PALO SECO  and FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA. Elisabet can also be seen dancing Escuela Bolera and Spanish Ballet  alongside famed Opera Singers ANNA TONNA, LARISA MARTINEZ  and a variety of classical orchestras.

 

As a teacher Elisabet worked in Madrid, Barcelona as well as Moscow’s Flamenqueria, a institute dedicated to spanish tradition and folklore in Russia. Here in New York Elisabet is available for group and private lessons for Clasico Español, Flamenco and Casanets.