Program Books/Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Choreographer

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa has been choreographing since 2003, following a 12-year dance career in various contemporary companies throughout Europe. She has created works for 60 dance companies worldwide including Ballet Hispánico, Atlanta Ballet, Cin­cinnati Ballet, Compañía Nacíonal de Danza, Dutch National Ballet, Finnish National Ballet, Royal Ballet of Flanders, Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Göteborg Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, BJM-Danse Montréal, New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, English National Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, to name a few. In 2012, her first full-length work, A Streetcar Named Desirse, originally created for the Scottish Ballet, received the Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for “Best Classical Choreography”; it was nominated for the prestigious Olivier Award for Best New Dance Production the following year. Anna­belle was the recipient of the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award 2019.