2019 CLIFFORD E. LEE CHOREOGRAPHER AWARD
BANFF ARTS CENTER
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Peña holds a surprising and unpredictable artistic signature that reveals a new female discourse of contemporary. For her work, she has a language and a universe of astounding intelligence, and the shaping of an unusual and unique atmosphere. The truth of this choreographer and the world that follows breathes a beautiful large force of human consciousness."
— Mellissa Larivière, Director of Festival Zone Homa
Peña's choreography leaves space to arrive at the full expression of each proposition... each cycle, becoming restless and stretched, until it broke through to a new way of seeing. The humanity and intentionality clears a space for the audience to do more than watch.
-- The Dance Current