Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
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.