Francine Torres returns to the A.R.T. to play Toinette in The Imaginary Invalid. Previously she appeared as Katrin Dowling in The Naked Eye, Ma Ubu in Ubu Rock, Dorine in Tartuffe, and Smeraldina in the summer 1995 The King Stag at the A.R.T. Previously she appeared in The Good Person of Setzuan at the La Jolla Playhouse, where she was also seen in Arms and the Man. Ms. Torres performed in the premiere U.S. tour of Real Women Have Curves with El Teatro de la Esperanza and was seen in Dallas Theatre Center's production of Real Women Have Curves. Interested in multi-cultural theater, Ms. Torres appeared in Dog Lady at the Asian American Theatre and has worked extensively with Luis Valdez' El Teatro Campesino. Productions include Simply Maria, La Pastorela, Food for the Dead, Greater Tuna, as well as the PBS film version of La Pastorela. Ms. Torres received her M.F.A. in acting from the University of California/San Diego Professional Acting Program.