Location: New York City
Past Projects with YSDT: Against a Hard Surface, bound, Hiyaat Noor, Lahom fil Hiyaat, Layered Identity, Liquid Renaissance, Skirt Dance, The Store, Still/Moving, Ummi
Past: Zoe Rabinowitz is the Associate Artistic Director and a founding member of Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre. Originally from Vermont, Zoe graduated from the Walnut Hill School for the Arts and earned her BFA in Dance from the Ailey/Fordham BFA program, with additional studies at De Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in the Netherlands. As a freelance dance artist, she has performed with artists and companies such as INSPIRIT: a dance company, JoAnna Mendl Shaw/ Equus Projects, Kristina Isabelle, MBDance, The Movement Party, Nia Love/ Blacksmith’s Daughter, Urban Bush Women, and Anne Zuerner.
Her choreography has been presented at the Detroit Dance City Film Festival, Fleet Moves Dance Festival in Cape Cod, and Harrisburg Dance Festival; throughout New York City at venues such as Lincoln Center, New York Theatre Workshop, and West End Theatre; and abroad at the New Dance Festival in Daejeon, South Korea, and Modern Dance Festival in Seoul, South Korea.
Zoe is a recipient of the Manhattan Community Arts Fund grant, and has been awarded residencies at the Omi International Arts Center, CUNY Dance Initiative, and Marble House Project.
Current: Working on Against a Hard Surface as a performer and rehearsal director. For more information visit her website: www.zoerabinowitz.com.