Nancy Lopez Mexico
Nancy López Luna is originally from Xalapa Veracruz, Mexico. Performer, dancer and facilitator of somatic experiences, she has studied, created, and developed her work as an independent artist in Mexico, Cuba, Canada, U.S.A., Italy, and Spain. She graduated with a degree in contemporary dance from the Universidad Veracruzana, studying at ISA, Instituto Superior de Artes de la Habana, Cuba. Her training and practice has included Transpersonal Art Therapy (Instituto Macuil, Mexico City), Body Mind Movement, Mexico and Qi Gong (ZhiNeng QiGong and Daria Fain, NY). Founder of Interstellar Productions. She was a beneficiary of the National Fund for Culture and Arts, FONCA, scholarship fund, in the performing arts category, in 2013 and 2017, and is currently director of the company Plataforma UV at the University of Veracruz, México. Nancy´s artistic work has been presented in several festivals and theaters in México and abroad. In 2014, she received the Guillermo Arriaga National Dance Award for best female dancer, for her performance in “Preludio de un Samurái Perdido”, choreographed by KaizenDanza. In 2016, she received theAudience Dance award for her solo: CAMPO. From 2014 to 2016, she directed the “Los Puercoespines” - an artistic group that teaches, offers workshops and collaborates in the creation of new performances.She was a finalist of the television program “Opera Prima 2012, El Colectivo, promoted by CONACULTA and CANAL 22. In 2008 she was part of the Jeune Ballet du Québec company in Montreal, Canada. She has collaborated with renowned choreographers and companies in Mexico since 2010, including Gilberto González and Rodrigo Angoitia, Mijaíl Rojas, Jaciel Neri, Lourdes Luna, Alicia Sánchez, Mizraim Araujo ve Francisco Córdoba.