Jacqueline Lopez

Tänzerin, Choreographin

Jacqueline originates from Vancouver, Canada where she began her career in dance with Vancouver based companies: Kinesis Dance Somatheatro, Move: The Company, Plastic Orchid Factory and as a guest artist with Ballet British Columbia and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. During this time, she instructed ballet, contemporary and modern dance at various dance institutes as well as provided company training for Move: The company.

 

In spring 2012 she joined Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, as a full-time artist and was promoted to demi soloist in 2014. She has had the opportunity to perform works by Ohad Naharin, Jiri Kylian, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Mats Ek, Stephan Thoss, Stijn Celis, Christin Spuck, Jean-Christophe Maillot, Andreas Heise, Beate Vollack, Vanessa Goodman, Simone Orlando, Joshua Beamish, and Paras Terezakis.

 

Since 2017 she has been living in Austria and working for the Landestheater Linz and the Oper Graz. Jacqueline began choreographing in 2010 with independent projects in Vancouver, where she was first presented at Internal Voices for her solo work In(pro)gress and later at Interplay for her collaborative duet Cusp.

 

In 2016 she created A Short Essay on Themes of Joy for the dancers of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens as a part of their choreographic workshop, À Suivre, which was presented at Place des Arts in Montreal. In spring 2018 she created All Together Alone for the Oper Graz which was later remade into a site-specific dance film entitled Together All Alone. A short 1-minute excerpt of the film was selected as a top 20 finalist in the 2021 SzoloDuo festival in Hungary. Her recent trio work, In Our Nature, was presented at Craft Choreography in Vienna in Winter 2020. Jacqueline is currently working towards a master degree in Tanzpädagogik at the Anton Bruckner Privateuniversität in Linz while continuing to pursue choreographic and teaching opportunities.

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