DANCER / CHOREOGRAPHER / WRITER (Argentina - New York)
Originally from Argentina, Anabella Lenzu is a dancer, choreographer, writer and teacher with over 30 years’ experience working in Argentina, Chile, Italy, and the USA.
Lenzu directs her own company, Anabella Lenzu / Dance Drama, which since 2006 has presented 390 performances, created 14 choreographic works and performed at 100 venues, presenting thought provoking and historically conscious dance-theater in NYC.
As a choreographer, she has been commissioned all over the world for opera, TV programs, theatre productions, and by many dance companies. She has produced and directed several award-winning short dance films and screened her work in over 50 festivals both nationally and internationally, including London, Ireland, Norway, Switzerland, Portugal, Argentina, and Mexico.
Anabella’s work has been seen at La Mama, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Movement Research at Judson Church, Draftworks at Dance Space project / St. Mark Church, 92nd Street Y, HERE Arts Center, Abrons Arts Center, Queens Museum, Bronx Museum, Roulette, among many others. She has received grants from Brooklyn Arts Council, Puffin Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Edwards Foundation, The Vermont Community Foundation, and the Independent Community Foundation.
Lenzu has written for various dance and arts magazines, and published her first book in 2013, entitled Unveiling Motion and Emotion.