About This Artist

Zoë has toured 28 countries over 6 continents striving to inspire audiences through seemingly impossible athletic movement and personal expression. Ten years co-directing Paradizo Dance brought: NBA NY Knicks halftime shows, International Salsa Congresses, 1st place titles in national cabaret competitions, So You Think You Can Dance, and Top Finalist on America’s Got Talent 2009. Zoë is a Circus Center professional acrobatics training program graduate of Master Lu Yi and has performed for Circus Bella, Sweet Can, and Bindlestiff Family Circus. Zoë’s choreography about international adoption has been seen at Dance Mission DIRT festival 2016 and continues with a CounterPulse artist residency performing Aug. 11-13 & 18-20, 2016. She dances for Epiphany Dance Productions, Ramon Alayo Dance Co., Zaccho Dance Theater, Amara Tabor-Smith and is the Producing Director at CounterPulse. www.zoekleinproductions.com

Archived Events

Edge Residency: 2016 New Works

Zoë Klein & Stephanie Bastos
AUG 11-13, 18-20 // THU-SAT 8PM

Blog Roll

  • I regularly see Zoë at CounterPulse. I was going to gush about Zoë’s wide range of skill sets, how insanely capable she is, but that’s true of everyone at CounterPulse. But having never seen Zoë perform before, never having seen what kind of work she makes, I was pretty curious. Like Stephanie, Zoë is a […]

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  • I have been reading a few books that inspire me to create dance about my adoption experience.  It has been really helpful to free write in rehearsals in order to generate images that I can translate into my group work.  I have been reading these books in particular: “The Primal Wound” by Nancy Newton Verrier […]

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  • I think a lot about the detrimental effects of colonization through an international adoption perspective.  For me, international adoption in the U.S. sometimes mimics an historical pattern of cultural domination.  There are unstated power dynamics between 1st world and 3rd world countries that get glazed over by the pressures to solve poverty or to solve […]

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