Studio: Spaceworks Long Island City
Based In: Brooklyn
Zoe Rabinowitz is a freelance artist and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from Vermont, Zoe graduated from the Walnut Hill School for the Arts before earning her BFA in Dance from the Ailey/Fordham BFA program, with additional studies at De Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Holland and with Sali Matou Camara in Conakry, Guinea. She has performed with 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. Zoe is a founding member and Associate Artistic Director of Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre (YSDT), a multimedia performance company based between New York and Palestine.
Zoe’s choreography has been presented at the New Dance Festival (2016) in Daejeon, South Korea; Harrisburg Dance Festival (2016); Detroit Dance City Film Festival (2016); Dance Film Association’s Dance on Camera Festival (2016) at The Film Society of Lincoln Center; West End Theatre (2015) by Women in Motion as part of the Soaking WET Series; The Green Building (2015) by Gowanus Art + Production; New York Theater Workshop (2014) and Theater Lab (2013) by Women in Motion; and by the Movement Party at the Fleet Moves Dance Festival (2014, 2013) in Cape Cod. She is a recipient of the 2016 CUNY Dance Initiative Residency in collaboration with Khaled Barghouthi, and a 2016 Marble House Project Residency in collaboration with Galen Bremer. Zoe was awarded a 2015 grant from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund and was selected as a 2014 resident artist for the Dance Omi International Arts Center in Ghent, NY.