New York, NY, United States
Ze’eva Cohen is a dancer, choreographer, and dance professor emeritus at Princeton University, where she founded and directed the dance program for forty years. Cohen grew up in Tel Aviv Israel. She traveled to New York in 1963 to study at the Juilliard School with assistance from ACIF and perform with the Anna Sokolow Dance Company. A founding member of NY Dance Theater workshop in the late 60’s, she was later known for her groundbreaking solo repertory performances.
As choreographer, she worked with her NY dance group and with national and international dance companies, including Boston Ballet, Alvin Ailey Repertory, Inbal and Batsheva dance companies of Israel.
In 2015 her documentary film: Ze’eva Cohen Creating a Life in Dance was featured in the Dance Camera Festivals both in New York and Los Angeles.