Bio: YET & Jandro
Y. E. Torres (ms. YET) is an improvisational muscle dancer, fire performer, visual and performance artist, teacher, curator, model, muse, an experience connoisseur of violent delights. Torres began her study of Oriental Dance at the age of 17 while attending Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts as a visual artist. After receiving a BFA in Drawing & Painti...ng and a BFA in Fashion Design from the University of North Texas, Torres immediately returned to her dance and performance study. She is a Yoga instructor (200 RYT) and Bellydance/Fusion instructor. Torres is a Punk Rock Hoops certified hoopdance instructor, has completed Rachel Brice's 8 Elements™ Phase 2: Cultivation, has been Level One Certified by the Suhaila School of Bellydance, and continuously trains with a cast of present day masters of the bellydance and tribal fusion forms. Torres has exhibited her visual art and dance films at universities, museums and galleries throughout the US, in Europe and was named one of Houston's Top "100 Creatives" by the Houston Press in 2011.
Fone is a Houston, TX based flow artist. He has established the performance group MDSO, and the custom prop workshop known as Oddprops from Tinkertown. Driven as a Life Student of Flow, he is also a mentor, a peer, a performer, a tinkerer, and a collaborator. The primary forms of flow he performs with include Poi, Hoop, Sliding Orb, Rope Dart, and Firebreathing although he is proficient as well in staff, double staves, mini hoops, clubs, juggling, bugeeng, levitation wand, and fans.