Anneleen Keppens studied at the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp and at PARTS in Brussels. She works as a choreographer, dancer, artistic collaborator and teacher in Belgium and abroad. In these different functions, Anneleen creates experiences that place dance at the centre and honour the profoundly communicative and connecting potential of movement.
In 2016, Anneleen started her research project Transparency in Abstract Dance. This research was the base for her first creation The moon is the moon is the moon, which premiered in October 2017. Her solo performance Movement Essays premiered in October 2019.
Since 2012, Anneleen is a core member of the company Hiatus/Daniel Linehan. She co-created and performed in Gaze is a Gap is a Ghost, The Sun Came, The Karaoke Dialogues, dbddbb, Flood, Un sacre du printemps and sspeciess. She also accompanied several editions of the social-artistic project Vita Activa.
In 2014 Anneleen danced in Rétrospective by Xavier Le Roy at Centre Pompidou in Paris. From 2014 to 2016 she toured with Drumming, the repertoire piece by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas.
Anneleen is an often invited outside-eye for other choreographers’ work and she is the choreographic assistant of Alexander Vantournhout. She is a certified Somatic Movement Educator and has experience in teaching improvisation and composition classes at PARTS SummerSchool and La Raffinerie/Charleroi Danse amongst others.