Zachary Lopez is an Australian based contemporary dancer and emerging choreographer. He has worked with Sydney Dance Company (SDC) as an associate artist and choreographer, he was a founding member of WA’s dance company Co3 Australia and has also worked with The FARM, Opera Australia and West Australian Opera. After SUNSET, he will be working with the Art Gallery of NSW with Amrita Hepi on The National 2019. He has recently been awarded the 2019 Creative Young Leaders Fellowship from Create NSW, Propel Youth Arts Yculture grant (2018) and a creative development grant from The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (2017) for his ongoing research work Dis- integrate. He has also been awarded an Australia Council Artstart Grant (2015) which allowed him to work with Ivan Perez and Marina Mascarell (Netherlands), the SDC Artist Scholarship (2014) and Queensland University of Technology’s Outstanding Graduate scholarship after completing a Bachelors of Fine Arts in 2013.