Lennon Torres (she/her)
BFA Class of 2021
Originally from Phoenix, Ariz., Lennon Torres, began her training at Dance Connection Scottsdale, a nationally ranked dance studio, where she were able to foster personal connections and perform works by Peter Chu, Jenn Freeman, and other renowned contemporary, jazz, and ballet choreographers. Lennon’s dance training led her directly to USC Kaufman where she has performed works by William Forsythe, Jodie Gates, Matthew Neenan, Jiří Kylián, Paul Taylor, Sonya Tayeh, and more. Lennon has also simultaneously found a passion for advocacy, especially in regard to gender inclusivity. Lennon is the CEO and Founder of Continuum Community, a company that strives to provide practical and easy to understand resources to help communities evolve into gender inclusive spaces. Lennon is transgender and uses she/her pronouns. As she began advocating and learning about her own gender identity, she published a book An Evolving Conversation on Gender: Dance Edition, available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Lennon has a passion for advocacy and loves nothing more than guiding communities to be more inclusive of all people. It is a goal of Lennon’s to dance in a contemporary or contemporary ballet company while simultaneously using the skills she has developed regarding advocacy, as well as her master’s in Public Relations and Advertising from USC. While finishing her master’s degree in the 2021-2022 school year, you can find Lennon freelancing in Los Angeles, Calif.