Hour Glass - Time to Talk

Hour Glass Time to Talk about the stories shaping the artist - an original Podcast created, produced and hosted by Maria Torres and Giovanna Aguilar. HourGlass is collaboration between f Maria Torres Productions and Candesco Productions.
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Choreographer, Director, Producer - Maria Torres talks about the types of stories that get her hooked on a project, and working with her buddy, actor John Leguizamo whom she met in the early 90s and worked with on the film Summer of Sam. Since then she has been his go-to choreographer.
Nov 5, 2016

Exclusive Interviews with Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Jerry Mitchell and Sergio Trujillo on Bringing the American Dream to Broadway⏤On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan

New York, NY - November 5, 2016⏤Executive Producers, creators and hosts Maria Torres (Maria Torres Productions) and Giovanna Aguilar (Candesco Productions) of the podcast HourGlass⏤Time to Talk are delighted to announce the official release of On Your Feet! Full Access in honor of the one year anniversary of the hit Broadway musical On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan currently playing at the Marquis Theater.

Aguilar and Torres created the podcast HourGlass - Time to Talk to share real stories about the challenging yet empowering journey that emerging and seasoned artists face with the goal of inspiring listeners around the world to pursue their dreams.

HourGlass Time to Talk is available on iTunes.

EPISODE 4: Maria Torres Talks with multi-GRAMMY Award Winners Emilio and Gloria Estefan About Never Forgetting Your Roots, the Process of Bringing their Story to Broadway and  Living the American Dream

On this episode, HourGlass host and On Your Feet! Associate Choreographer Maria Torres has a conversation with multi-GRAMMY Award Winners Emilio and Gloria Estefan about the journey that took over 20-years to bring their story to the Broadway stage. As part of the Musical’s creative team, Torres is excited to share with listeners a more intimate and in-depth narrative that is both a celebration of Latino heritage and the American Dream. “You know something, you can never forget where you come from, but you still love this country. This is our home,” says Gloria Estefan.


HourGlass On Your Feet! Full Access Credits

We would like to give special thanks to all who made On Your Feet Full Access possible: Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Jerry Mitchell, the Nederlander Organization, the Marquis Theater, Christina Boursiquot and Mandy Tate from the Charlotte Wilcox Company.

In addition, we are very grateful to Elka Samuels Smith of Divine Rhythm Productions and our Grammy nominated musician/composer, Roman Rojas who were on location assisting with these recordings.


HourGlass is an original podcast production hosted by creators and producers Maria Torres and Giovanna Aguilar. HourGlass is a collaboration between Maria Torres Productions and Candesco Productions.



HourGlass' Original music composed by Roman Rojas.

Editor and Sound Mixer for Episode 4: Parker Robinson