Zjana Muraro is a contemporary dancer, choreographer and teacher. Originally from New York City, her career began at a very young age.
As a dancer, Zjana has performed with a variety of artists. First with the Hartford Ballet, then Joffrey Ballet Ensemble, and later the Cleveland Repertory Project. Her commercial credits include dancing alongside musical artists Shaggy, and Chaka Khan. Zjana has worked with noise band Sonic Youth, iconic interactive media artist Scott Snibbe and film director Harmony Korine.
She graduated with a BFA from the California Institute of the Arts and later an MA from Tisch, New York University.
She has taught at Universities and various dance centres internationally including creating choreography and teaching at Mercat de Les Flors (Barcelona, Spain), Grec Fest La Caldera (Barcelona, Spain), Complesso Monumentale di Santa Sofia (Salerno, Italy), Resolution at The Place (London, UK), Hong Kong Contemporary Dance Company (Hong Kong), Belgrade Dance Institute and Trinity Laban.
“My class engages creativity starting with a clean and clear warm-up and through active dynamic expression. After class students will feel more aligned and freer in their body, more grounded in their roots and with a lighter, brighter spirit. “