Zahra Killeen-Chance is a Distinguished Graduate of the New Zealand School of Dance. She has produced and choreographed works throughout New Zealand and Asia Pacific including China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei and Rarotonga. She has been commissioned to make works for Tempo Dance Festival and Footnote New Zealand Dance. Zahra has choreographed performances, performed and exhibited at public and private galleries throughout New Zealand including the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, St Paul Street Gallery, Artspace, McLeavey Gallery, Bowerbank Ninow and Sarjeant Gallery. She has undertaken several residencies including Artspace NZ (2014), MAP Research Series (2015), Asia NZ Foundation at Taipei Artist Village (2017) and Tylee Cottage Residency (2021).