Originally from Bogota, Colombia, Andrea Peña is a multidisciplinary artist whose creative practice transverses the fields of art installation, choreography and design. Following a professional dance career that included numerous international tours and stints with two of Canada’s most prominent companies, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal and Ballet BC, she refocused her energy toward developing and directing choreographic works.
Engaging in deep encounters between the physical body and the conscious individual self AP&A is recognized for its alternative multi-disciplinary universes that rupture out notions of a sensible humanity. Political yet abstract creations which transform conceptual research into theatrical larger ensemble installations, to be experienced viscerally by the spectator. Integrated into the philosophical approach, a great importance is given to working with artists from diverse cultural and artistic backgrounds, thus offering a critical dialogue of experiences exchange.