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Chlo & Co Dance

 

Drove VI Application

Now Available

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Mission

Chlo & Co Dance was founded in 2015 by Courtney King and Chloë Zimberg. The company works to generate aesthetically dynamic choreography that is both physically rigorous and intricate. It regularly generates and performs new choreography. The impetus to create is spurred by recognizing, setting and breaking limitations. At the core of Chlo & Co Dance is active communication, which is practiced in both process and performance. 

Chlo & Co Dance engages and supports the ever-growing community of emerging and early professional artists by producing a biannual event, the Drove. Drove invites Bay Area artists to share the stage with Chlo & Co Dance, make a new work in response to a curated prompt, and present work in a fully produced show.

In pursuit of their mission, King and Zimberg believe that honesty and clear intention are integral to success and growth. Chlo & Co Dance strives to manifest these beliefs in each project they pursue. 

About

Courtney King and Chloë Zimberg (Chlo & Co Dance CVattended the University of San Francisco and met through the Performing Arts and Social Justice program. They have performed together in pieces by detour dance, Dore Dance Company, Fog Beast, Rachael Lincoln, Eli Nelson, and Scott Wells. In 2014 they made their first dance film, Bleu, while living abroad in Paris and Bologna. Since then, they have continued to make dance films as well as live works performed in the Bay Area and along the West Coast. They have had the pleasure of presenting their work at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, the Joe Goode Annex, the LEVYsalon, Little Boxes Theater, and SAFEhouse Art's. Chlo & Co Dance produces Drove, which takes place twice a year and brings together Bay Area artists for an evening of curated work.

Contact Chlo & Co Dance with any questions, feedback, or performance opportunities. Email Courtney King, courtneyfjking@gmail.com, and Chloë Zimberg, chloe.zimberg@gmail.com. We are available for commission work and welcome new experiences and challenges.

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Collaborators

Sydney Franz

Basic (2018)

from Houston, Texas, continued her dance research post-university at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. She’s worked with artists including Courtney Mazeika, Erica Sobol, Detour Dance, Fullstop Dance, Khala Brannigan, No)One Art House and RAWdance. She recently shared her solo choreographic studies in “Batshit,” exploring contrast, perception, and the meeting of creative process and performance.

Elle Jansen

Grim Girls, Appearing Tonight As (2016) & Non-Concentric Circles (2016)

a native of Santa Fe, NM, is a choreographer, performer and teaching artist currently based in San Francisco. In 2017 she graduated from the University of San Francisco with a BA in Performing Arts and Social Justice (Dance), and International Studies. Since moving to San Francisco, she has performed works by Fog Beast, The Foundry, Nicole Klaymoon, Simpson/Stulberg Collaborations, D Montalvo, and most recently as a guest artist with Robert Moses’ Kin.