Photos with Aleida Torrent
Aleida Torrent is an actress. Born in Barcelona, Spain, and trained in theater and the performing arts, her tremendous presence on-screen might come from the force of her early experiences, namely the death of her mother at the age of eighteen. She's strong-willed and passionate, which has led her to focus on dramas and strong female roles. Aleida started acting at a young age and she's combined the study of theater, dance and other performing arts with her career. Read more... The Balcony, by French dramatist Jean Genet, respectively. Aleida made her professional acting debut in 2005 by joining the top-tier company La Fura dels Baus - a Catalan theatrical group that performs urban theater in unusual settings and uses a mix of choreography, acrobatic feats in the vein of Cirque du Soleil, opera and other elements to break the wall between actors and audience. She also worked at the Liceu, the Opera Theater of Barcelona, for two consecutive seasons and was part of the ensemble in several of their operas. Her first on-screen appearance was a guest spot on the Spanish TV show "13 anys I un dia" ("13 years and a day") in 2009 - she was selected for the role by Barcelona's leading casting director, Pep Armengol. Now living in the United States, Aleida has played the lead in the web series Front Seat Chronicles (People's Choice and Best Low-Budget Series Telly Award winner). She will appear in the movie Caravaggio and My Mother the Pope (2013), she worked alongside Jorge Garcia (Lost) in the short film The Lummox and she will play the lead role in the indie film Neon Lights by Lenny Porterfield, which she's now filming. Aleida has never stopped training to hone her skills, and she's currently training at the Ivana Chubbuck studio.