As a member of Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Dance Company having performed in his world famous version of Swan Lake. She has also performed in Dorian Gray and played the principle role of Sheila in Play Without Words.
Anabel is also a founding member of The McOnie Company – a brilliant new Dance Theatre company. She recently performed in a critically acclaimed new piece called Drunk in which she played the role of Absinthe.
Other Theatre credits: Phantom of the Opera (West End) Flashdance (original cast) , Chess (The Royal Albert Hall), Pippin (The Menier Chocolate Factory) , Dirty Dancing (West End), Chicago (Curve), Macbeth (Bridgehouse Theatre) and Guys and Dolls (Chichester Festival Theatre)
Anabel has danced for Madonna, Seal, Jessie J, Florence and the machine and Beyonce. She was also a top 14 finalist of the UK version of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.
This year Anabel made a transition into television and film acting, appearing in several short films. Her film ‘The Company’ was shortlisted in the BFI sci-fi film festival. She has recently wrapped on a feature film named La Giovinezza directed by Paolo Sorrentino.
Nominated for a World Broadway Award, 2014.
Anabel describes her role as April in High Strung as “The most beautiful gift of a role” and thanks the wonderful Michael and Janeen Damien for blessing her with this opportunity.