Since graduating from Northern School of Contemporary Dance, and The Place in 2004 ZK has had a successful and versatile career as a performer, teacher and choreographer, working with a range of companies. Some of which include, Rambert Dance Company, Billy Elliot, Wayne McGregor | Random, Avant Garde Dance, East London Dance, The Place, London Studio Centre, Mimbre, Tavaziva to name a few.
As a teacher her experience ranges from beginners to professional dancers as well as children to the older participants (60+) and students with special needs. She is a course Leader at London Studio Centre where she teaches Contemporary release/cunningham technique, contact, choreography and fitness.
ZK choreographic skills vary from contemporary dance performances, dance films, fashion shows and music videos
She is the founder of the performance company Zamira Kate (ZK) Dance which has been running since 2014.
For the past 3 years she has been working on a project called Mentally Zero which focuses on the topic of dyslexia. She received Arts council funding…
Research and development bursary from Arts Council In January 2015
with this she made a 35 minute piece with four dancers and 20 degree students from London Studio Centre. It was performed at Bournemouth pavilion, ignition festival and Moving words 2015
Watch: Mentally Zero – R&D1
Research and development 2nd funding from the Arts council Funding in February 2017
Watch: Mentally Zero – R&D2
Lennie Varvarides – dyslexic scriptwriter and dramature
Martin Pyne – Musician
Danilo Maroni – Visual Artist (photography/film)
Tristana Castilla – Visual artist (video Mapping)
Arnold Wilkins – scientist
Moving Words is a yearly platform she has set up in collaboration with London Studio Centre to give current students, alumni and staff to perform and choreograph. So they can try out new ideas. We have also worked with live musicians to make the evening even richer.
2008-2011 ZK helped Xenoula Eletheriades to run a fundraising night called Tongue Tied. Which raised money to set up a outreach dance project in Zimbabwe. In 2009 and 2010 I went to Zimbabwe and taught workshops and performed at HIFA festival.