Julio Torres (Comedy Set)
Saturday, Nov. 2 at 9:30 p.m. — Englert Theatre
Julio Torres is a Brooklyn-based comedian who moved to New York from El Salvador to study literature at the New School. Along with Fred Armisen and Ana Fabrega, he co-created and stars in Los Espookys, a Spanish language series intended for an English speaking audience, on HBO.
Julio’s hour-long HBO special, My Favorite Shapes, was released in August 2019. Julio premiered the show to rave reviews at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Julio is also an Emmy-nominated writer for Saturday Night Live, where he is currently entering his fourth season. His work on SNL has received much acclaim from various publications, including The New York Times, which described his comedy as “dreamy” and hinging on “empathetic shifts in perspective.”