Happy Filipino American History Month! To kick off the month, MYX Global will be spotlighting Filipino creators you need to know about if you don’t already. Stay tuned all month for new profiles of amazing Filipinos in dance, tech, social media, and sports.
First up is multi-hyphenated actress, choreographer, and influencer Tori Caro. She’s behind some of your favorite dances you see on TV and in film. Get to know her with these 5 facts:
2. She’s choreographed for shows and films like Riverdale, Kissing Booth 2 & 3, and Julie and the Phantoms.
Remember the epic arcade dance scene in Kissing Booth 2 between Elle and Marco? Yup she co-choreographed it along with Paul Becker.
3. She’s a huge LA Dodgers fan, but she also roots to for her San Diego Padres once in a while. Catch her at games cheering on her teams or munching on her go-to ballpark snacks.
4. Tori has worked with the legendary Kenny Ortega on projects. Her most recent project with him was Netflix's Julie and the Phantoms which is about a ghost band who died in the 90s and gets brought into today's world. They befriend, Julie who now lives in the band's old rehearsal spot. In addition to choreographing for the show, she also plays the role of Kayla.
5. Tori wants to continue in acting and is interested in having a role in an action movie. With her all-around experience in dance, film, and TV, she would like to contribute in writing a script, according to Naluda Magazine. She also has aspirations to graduate from college, which is so relatable for so many families but especially in a Filipino crew. Lastly, she'd also like to start a charity or foundation to benefit the elder, animal, or environment.
Follow her on Instagram @toricaro to keep up with upcoming projects, latest dance crazes, and what's next for her.
We have more features coming this month so be sure to tune in! Is there someone you want to see spotlighted? Send us a tweet @myxnews.
Cover Photo Credit: Tori Caro Twitter