About & CV

bio     Zoe Aja Moore is a Los Angeles-based artist and director who uses experimental and rigorous theatrical practices to make performance, theater, opera, and events. Her work engages the performing body as a radical channel of connection to disrupt canonical texts and inherited materials and reconstruct them through a feminized lens. Her work has been presented at venues including: The Tank, The Ohio Theater, Williamstown Theater Festival, The Standard Hotel, The Ace Hotel, Bootleg Theater, The LAX Festival, REDCAT, home LA, Los Angeles Road Concerts, ltd los angeles, National Sawdust, HERE Art Center, PROTOTYPE Festival, Cal Arts' Center For New Performance, Teatr Studio Warsaw, LA Philharmonic. Zoe is a member of the Lincoln Center Director's Lab and holds an MFA in Directing from the California Institute of the Arts, where she is currently on faculty in the School of Theater.


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

Selected Projects: 

2020 Ursonate, Kurt Schwitters, LA Philharmonic at REDCAT, LA

2020 Magdalene, PROTOTYPE Festival, HERE Art Center, NY

2019 Passion, The Theater at the Ace Hotel, LA

2018 Lulu Plays, Center for New Performance/CNP at Teatr Studio, Warsaw

2017 Lulu, Automata, LAX Festival LA CA

2017 Tragedy (with Julia Holter)  National Sawdust, NY, NY

2016 making space, homeLA, LA, CA

2016 Sad Girl (In Development in residence with CAP UCLA and LAPP), LA, CA

2015 Streetcar Named Desire, LAX (Live Arts Exchange) at the Bootleg Theater LA, CA

2014 Dedicated to a True Lover, LAX (Live Arts Exchange) at the Bootleg Theater

2014 The Series at the Ace Hotel  LA, CA

2014 There Be Dragons (play by Aleshea Harris) California Institute of the Art, Guest Director


2012-current Faculty, School of Theater, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2017 Guest Lecture, School of Theater, UCLA 

2011-2013 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Theater, Cal State Dominguez Hills


2017 Caldera Arts, Sisters, Oregon


2008 Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, NY, NY

2007 Williamstown Theater Festival

Education and Training

2011 California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA (MFA)

2008 SITI Company Suzuki and Viewpoints Training

2004 The College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM (BA,Theater and Gender Studies)













Earth Spirit



A Streetcar Named Desire

Dedicated to a True Lover

There be Dragons


Looking for Lovborg

Desire Under the Elms

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

Cloze Yr Eyez

The Series