Zahra Killeen-Chance is a graduate of the New Zealand School of Dance and an award winning choreographer and performer based in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Zahra has produced and choreographed works throughout New Zealand and Asia Pacific, and she has also performed and exhibited at public and private galleries within New Zealand. Zahra has won several awards including Supreme winner of the Short and Sweet Festival, Auckland Outstanding Choreography by DANZ, and Best Emerging Choreographer by Metro Magazine. Zahra has undertaken several residencies including Artspace NZ, MAP Research Series, and Asia NZ Foundation at Taipei Artist Village. In 2015 she won a Postgraduate Full Fee Scholarship at the Auckland University of Technology to undertake a Master of Performance and Media Arts (First Class Honours).