Mariangela Lopez is a Brooklyn-based choreographer and performer from Caracas, Venezuela. Her has been presented in Australia, Mexico, France, Boston and multiple venues in New York City, including Williamsburg Art Nexus, Dixon Place, Danspace Project, Movement Research at the Judson Church, P.S 122, Tisch School of the Arts, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, MonkeyTown, The New Museum, The Gibney Dance Center and Saint Ann's Warehouse. Mariangela has collaborated as the choreographer with various artists including Yeah Yeah Yeahs' vocalist Karen O for the "psycho-opera" Stop the Virgens, Jason Grisell, Christian Joy and Mogollon NYC. Mariangela was a Movement Research Artist in Residency and a Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX) Artist In Residency. Most recently Lopez has been commissioned to present her new work "Raphael" at the Abrons Arts Center where she has been granted as one of the three "Jerome Foundation Artist" for the Spring 2018. In addition to her choreographic work Lopez has an extensive experience as a dance educator. Mariangela holds a BFA from the Boston Conservatory (1999) and is a Certified Movement Analyst (CMA) from the Laban Institute of Movement Studies.