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Anabella Lenzu

Originally from Argentina, Anabella Lenzu is a dancer, choreographer, scholar & educator with over 30 years of experience working in Argentina, Chile, Italy, and the USA.

Lenzu directs her own company, Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama (ALDD), which since 2006 has presented 400 performances, created 15 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 200 festivals both nationally and internationally, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, London, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States & Venezuela.

In 2022, Anabella received the Innovative Dance Educator Award by NYSDEA (New York State Dance Education Association), acknowledging her work as a dance educator who develops innovative pedagogy in the dance field, with an established record of exemplary leadership and groundbreaking teachings that have a significant impact on dance.

Lenzu has written for various dance and arts magazines, and published her first book in 2013, entitled Unveiling Motion and Emotion. The book contains writings in Spanish and English on the importance of dance, community, choreography, and dance pedagogy.

Currently, Lenzu conducts classes at NYU Gallatin, School of Visual Arts, and Peridance Center.

[Image Description: Portrait of Anabella Lenzu smiling into the camera. She has long brown hair and is wearing a black top and red eyeshadow. Behind her there is a green wall with an arched door.]

Upcoming Classes & Events

Past Classes & Events

Movement Research at the Judson Church (March 6, 2023)

March 06, 2023

Movement Research at the Judson Church

March 09, 2020

Movement Research at the Judson Church

March 12, 2018