Acclaimed choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa on creating work for over 60 top companies and premiere of her full length Frida Kahlo ballet

Katja Khaniukova as Frida with ENB Artists in Annabelle Lopez Ochoas Broken Wings. Photo by Laurent Liotardo

The critically acclaimed award-winning Annabelle Lopez Ochoa is a choreographer that you need to know. A prolific artist, she has created dance works for over 60 top ballet and dance companies including: English National Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Finnish National Ballet, The Washington Ballet, Ballet Black, Dance Theatre of Harlem and so many more.

Annabelle has recently been bestowed another award, receiving the Jacob’s Pillow Choreography Award to add to her long list of accolades.

In this podcast, Annabelle shares her inspiration for the many unique works that she’s choreographed, including the incredible biopic of Frida Kahlo ‘Broken Wings’ created for ENB, which she has turned into a full length ballet for the Dutch National Ballet (premiering in February), plus the award-winning A Street Car Named Desire.

Listen to Annabelle talk about her career as a professional dancer, her move to create full-time, her creative process and how she works with dancers to devise stunning works for theatre, opera, musical theatre and dance.

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Katja Khaniukova as Frida with ENB Artists in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Broken Wings. Photo by Laurent Liotardo
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