About & CV

bio     Zoe Aja Moore is an LA-based artist and director who works primarily with live performance . Her work has been seen at venues including; The Tank, The Ohio Theater, Williamstown Theater Festival, The Standard Hotel, The Bootleg Theater, and Redcat as well as in galleries & found spaces. Zoe holds an MFA in Directing from California Institute of the Arts.

CV

Zoe Aja Moore 505.577.2817 mobile zoeajamoore.com       zoeaja@gmail.com

Selected Directing Credits

2015         Streetcar Named Desire 

LAX (Live Arts Exchange) at the Bootleg Theater, LA

2014          Dedicated to a True Lover                                               

Devised                          

LAX (Live Arts Exchange) at the Bootleg Theater, LA

2014            You Have Arrived

Performance

Ace Hotel, Downtown LA

2014           There Be Dragons                                                            

Aleshea Harris

California Institute of the Arts

Guest Director, CalArts

2013           Caucasian Chalk Circle                                                             

 Bertold Brecht

Co-Director with John Gould Rubin

NYU/Stella Adler

2013           Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes                          

 Co-Director with John Gould Rubin

Edinburgh Fringe

2012           Galatea

Brittany Knupper

California Institute of the Arts

Guest Director

2012           Hedda                                                                               

Video

Highways Performance Space
, LA

2012           Solstice: The Series at the Standard Downtown

Performance

The Standard Downtown, LA

2011           Looking for Lovborg (an experiment with Hedda Gabler)       

Devised

RedCat Studio

Los Angeles

2011           Story of the Eye (an electronic opera)

Developed with Kristin Erickson (aka Kevin Blechdom)

Composer, Kristin Erickson

California Institute of the Arts

2011           In Transit: The Series at the Standard Downtown          

Presented by Nicole Disson

The Standard Downtown, LA

2011           Summer Eyes                                                                                               

Walker Arts Center, Summer Series, MN

2011           Desire Under the Elms                                                          

Eugene O’Neill

Walt Disney Modular Theater

California Institute of the Arts

2010           At Sundown

Devised with Henry Hoke and Ensemble

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Son of Semele, LA

2010           The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant                                             

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

California Institute of the Arts

2010           Wingstroke                                                                                    

Adapted from Nabokov and devised with Yelena Zhelezov

California Institute of the Arts

2008           Chew You Like Ice                                                                                 

 Jesse Cameron Alick

Ohio Theater, NYC

2007           Home Baking Made Easy: a burlesque fairytale     

Devised with Lucy Alibar

Williamstown Theater Festival, MA

2007           Mommy Says I’m Pretty on the Insides                          

 Lucy Alibar

Williamstown Theater Festival, MA

2007           Juicy and Delicious                                                          

Lucy Alibar

The Tank

*Developed with New Georges

** World Premiere of the play, on which Oscar Nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild was based.

Education and Training

 2011           MFA Directing

                   California Institute of the Arts

2007           Williamstown Theater Festival    

2007           SITI Company, Viewpoints and Suzuki Training

2004           BA, Theater, The College of Santa Fe

Teaching Experience

 Adjunct Faculty

School of Theater, California Institute of the Arts                            2013-present

 Adjunct Faculty

School of Theater, Cal State Dominguez Hills                                    2011-2013

 

 

 

 

 

                 

                 

        

 

                 

 

                  

A Streetcar Named Desire

Dedicated to a True Lover

Desire Under the Elms

Galatea

Looking for Lovborg

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

There be Dragons

Cloze Yr Eyez

The Series

At Sundown

Juicy and Delicious

works in process