Zoë Klein

Performer (St. Paul, Birmingham, Poarch Creek, Philadelphia, Maui, Washington D.C)
Zoë is an acrobatic dancer, visual artist and light designer in the Bay Area. She makes work as an indigenous, international adopted person, who was born in Colombia and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She is a Hampshire College graduate 2001 and co-founded Paradizo Dance with David Paris in 2005. They toured 28 countries, winning multiple cabaret dance awards, finalists on "America’s Got Talent" in 2009, appearing on "So You Think You Can Dance."  Zoë is a 2011 graduate of Master Lu Yi’s Circus Center Professional Acrobatics Program in San Francisco.
Zoë’s has performed for Kim Epifano, Ramon Alayo, Rosy Simas, Zaccho Dance Theater and Dancing Earth. She was presented in San Francisco Salsa Conventions; Trolley Dances 2014; D.I.R.T festival 2016; FLACC festivals 2016 and 2017.  Zoë presented at the indigenous contemporary choreographers' festival at the Ordway Theater in Minnesota, curated by Rosy Simas. She was Producing Director at CounterPulse 2013-2017 where she was also awarded the 2016 CounterPulse artist residency. Her full evening work by Zoë Klein Productions titled “Born, Never Asked.” was produced at Dance Mission Theater Feb 2018. She continues to make work that questions ethics and policies around adoption and family separation.