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Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s A Streetcar Named Desire

@ Dancers Francis Mihim & Kenna Gold, Courtesy of Zavesco Photography 

Thu, Apr 27 - Sun, Apr 30  2023

An emotional tour de force, this steamy ballet delves deep into the delicate mental state of Blanche Dubois, one of Tennessee Williams’ most enduring characters. This visually stunning ballet by choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and theater and film director Nancy Meckler, is a provocative and mesmerizing exploration of truth, lies, memory, and desire. Find more information here.

About the event

A Streetcar Named Desire is based on the original play by Tennessee Williams. Williams’ 1948 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama remains as shocking and relevant today, especially in this production originally conceived by choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and theater and film director Nancy Meckler.

About the artist

Founded in 1974, Orlando Ballet is Central Florida’s only fully residential professional ballet company. Orlando Ballet produces year-round main stage productions at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre, featuring timeless masterpieces and innovative contemporary world premieres, achieving the highest level of professionalism and artistic excellence.

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa  is an award-winning and sought-after choreographer that has created works for more than 70 dance companies around the world. A versatile choreographer, Lopez Ochoa creates regularly within the dance field but also for theatre, opera, and musical theatre. Her wide-ranging body of work includes short conceptual pieces, full-length narratives, and dance films.


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