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Is Annabelle Lopez Ochoa the Busiest Female Ballet Choreographer on the Planet?

It seems everyone wants a work from Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. She has choreographed for Danza Contemporanéa de Cuba, Grand Rapids Ballet, English National Ballet, Whim W’Him and BalletX. And that’s just in 2016! Annabelle Lopez Ochoa rehearsing NYCB dancers, photo by Erin Baiano And on September 20, she premieres her first piece for New York City […]

Style Meets Substance: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

It’s 3:00 in the afternoon in Madrid and the air in the rehearsal studio of Spain’s Compañía Nacional de Danza is dense with concentration. Sixteen dancers are rehearsing Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s In Transit, in preparation for its January premiere. The dance is filled with rapid crossings, encounters, and occasional collisions. One lone woman sits quietly […]

Celebrating Dance Magazine Award Honoree Tamara Rojo

This week we’re sharing tributes to all of the 2021 Dance Magazine Award honorees. For tickets to our hybrid ceremony taking place December 6, visit dancemediafoundation.org. A former star of The Royal Ballet, Spanish ballerina Tamara Rojo is known for her spotless technique and impassioned performances that are—to quote a review by dance critic Judith […]

Female Choreographers Are Reimagining What Story Ballets Can Be

Cathy Marston rehearsing Les Grands Ballet Canadiens Sasha Onyshchenko, courtesy Marston The History Behind the Trend Ballet as a vehicle for story dates to the 1700s, and one of the originating choreographers was a French woman. “Marie Sallé pioneered pantomime as a way to carry story forward in ballet, which she first brought to the […]

Meet Our 2021 "25 to Watch"

At a moment when our field feels ripe for reinvention, the artists on our annual list of dancers, choreographers and companies poised for a breakout year are brimming with possibilities. Here they are: the 25 movers, makers and multi-hyphenates we believe are shaping the dance world of tomorrow. Keerati Jinakunwiphat Jayme Thornton For Keerati Jinakunwiphat, […]