Future Memory


Peter Gregson (“Alan Doesn’t Fight” from the motion picture Forgotten Man, 2019, and “Gavottes” from the album Recomposed by Peter Gregson: Bach – The Cello Suites, 2018), Dustin O’Halloran (“An Ending, a Beginning” from the album Other Lights, 2019), Jóhann Jóhannsson (“Stuk” from the album Jóhann Jóhannsson: 12 Conversations with Thilo Heinzmann, 2019), Jean-Michel Blais (“outsiders” from the album Dans ma main, 2018)


Alejandro Cerrudo

Scenic Design

Reed Nakayama and Alejandro Cerrudo

Costume Design

Mark Zappone

Lighting Design

Reed Nakayama

Assistant to the Choreographer

Ana Lopez


April 1, 2021; Pacific Northwest Ballet (digital release)
Filmed March 2021

The world premiere of Alejandro Cerrudo’s Future Memory is principally supported by Dan & Pam Baty, with additional support from Lynne E. Graybeal & Scott Harron and T.R. Ko.

Program Notes

Future Memory is Pacific Northwest Ballet Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo’s second world premiere for the Company and his sixth work to enter the PNB repertory. Alejandro Cerrudo’s choreographic residency with PNB is sponsored by Susan Brotman.

Artist Biographies

Ana Lopez


Ana Lopez began her formal training at Conservatorio de Danza Diputacion de A Coruña. Upon graduating Isaac Diaz Pardo High School, she continued her training at Centro Internacional de Danza Carmen Roche. Lopez danced with Joven Ballet Carmen Roche, with Compañía Nacional de Danza 2 in works by Nacho Duato and Tony Fabre, and at Ballet Theater Munich under the directorship of Philip Taylor. From 2008 to 2019 she danced with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago where she performed works by choreographers such as Jiri Kylian, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin, Crystal Pite, William Forsythe, Jorma Elo, Alejandro Cerrudo, and many others. She was named one of Dance Magazineʼs “25 to Watch” in 2012, and in 2017 she was invited to perform in Daniil Simkinʼs Falls the Shadow, a site-specific work choreographed for the Guggenheim Rotunda and commissioned by Work & Process.