ZOË SWENSON-GRAHAM returned to the states in 2015 after living in London for nearly seven years, where she worked as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Most recently, she performed as Velma in West Side Story with the Mountain Play, and choreographed the fights for the production. She appeared in the world premiere of Arches, Balance and Light at Ross Valley Players and Peter Pan with the Mountain Play. Before leaving London, she performed in the leading role in the English Premiere of Neil LaBute’s Autobahn at The Kings Head Theatre, London. Other London credits include: Our Town (Emily). The Trojan Women (Helen), The Toll (Edinburgh Festival), and Twelfth Night (Viola). Zoe received an Off-West End Best Actress nomination for At the Broken Places, a new American play that premiered in London in 2011. Zoe graduated from the University of Southern California and has served as a dance and stage combat choreographer and teacher around the UK, including at the Royal Opera House, Soho Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Southwark Playhouse and the British American Drama Academy. London dance choreography credits include: The Producers, A Chorus Line and Company. Zoe recently finished filming the horror film Lasso, which will be released in 2016.
For the 2016-17 season, Zoe will be teaching on Saturdays.