Dayesi Torriente

Soloist

Born in Cuba, Dayesi Torriente began studying ballet in 1999 at the Pro-Dance Center, directed by the Maitre Laura Alonso, and in 2000 continued in the Provincial School of Ballet "Alejo Carpentier". Upon completion, Ms.Torriente joined the National Ballet School under the guidance of Esther Garcia, Mirta Hermida, Ana Julia Bermudez, Ramona de Sáa and Fernando Alonso. Upon graduating in 2009, she joined the National Ballet of Cuba, under the artistic and technical direction of Alicia Alonso. During her school years, she received the bronze medals in national and international ballet competitions held in 2008 and 2009.
 
In 2011, she was promoted to Soloist with the National Ballet of Cuba. She has performed in: Mexico, South Africa, Italy, Canada, Brazil, China and Colombia.  In 2015, she was promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer.
 
Ms. Torriente joined Pennsylvania Ballet for the 2016/2017 season as Soloist.