Hara Zi

Photo Credit: Suzie Samuel

Hara Zi (Choreographer / Dancer/NYC) is a dancer, actress, yoga teacher, and strong chess player born in sunny Athens, Greece and currently based in New York City. She began studying Chemical Engineering but soon was captivated by dance. She graduated from the Professional Dance School “Anna Petrova” in Athens.​

In 2010 she was awarded the Alexander Onassis Public Benefit Foundation Scholarship and came to New York to pursue her studies at the José Limón Institute. In 2011 she continued her dance training and movement research in New York as a scholar of Attica Tradition Educational Foundation. Some of her favorite credits include Encuentro 2014 at Los Angeles Theater Center, BAM Fischer, TED Platform in Connecticut and TEDx Athens, Dancespace Project at St Mark’s Church. She is a proud member of Dancers Unlimited since 2015 and also performs with ASTC: Alternative Synergy The Company, Rod Rodgers Dance Company and INTAR Theater’s Unit 52 Ensemble. She fell in love with ballet and contemporary dance, but after she moved to New York started exploring and training in different dance styles, improvising and creating movement, thinking of the body as an organic instrument with no limits, just expansions.