Cultural Manager

Javier Torres is a visionary cultural manager committed to the transformative power of dance education, culture, and the arts. Javier believes that these elements are crucial for global growth, development, and positive change.

As a passionate, innovative, academic & dynamic cultural manager, Javier brings considerable leadership skills. Born in Cuba, he is considered one of the best dancers of his generation. His 22 years of dance career took him to captivating audiences in over 29 countries across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. 

In addition to his cultural manager experience, Javier is a producer and artists’ representative, collaborating with established dance stars, companies and choreographers globally. He is also the founder and CEO of We Dance Agency, an organization committed to representing top-tier dancers & choreographers and supporting dancers globally through business consultancy while promoting a culture of peace through dance diplomacy. Javier is the co-creator/director, and promoter of the “Alafia” Afro-Cuban Dance Festival, the largest event of its kind in the UK, dedicated to showcasing and celebrating Afro-Cuban traditions and culture.

As of 2024, Javier serves as the Managing Director of the Carlos Acosta Dance Foundation and the Acosta Dance Centre in London, where he continues to inspire and shape the future of dance.

Javier Torres is absolutely clear on his ultimate aim ... ‘to change lives through dance"

-Teresa Guerreiro- Culture Whisper

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