2015 Guggenheim Fellow, three time Princess Grace awardee and 2013 Stranger Genius Award winner zoe | juniper is a Seattle-based dance and visual art team that has been described as a "crazy dream you just can't shake" by Karen Campbell of The Boston Globe.
Co-founded by choreographer Zoe Scofield and visual artist Juniper Shuey, the company creates stunning dance performances, video installations and photography works. Their collaboration began in 2004 with "I am nothing without you" for On the Boards' NW New Works Festival and eventually led to the formation of their company, zoe | juniper, in 2006. Since then they have created 4 evening-length works that have been commissioned and presented by On the Boards, Velocity Dance Center, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, PS122, Dance Place, REDCAT, FringeArts, Dance Theater Workshop, NYLA, Bates Dance Festival, PICA's TBA Festival, DiverseWorks, Spoleto Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, The Frye Art Museum, Columbia College Chicago, PuSh Festival, Edge Festival/gloATL, Wesleyan University, Bumbershoot, and SCUBA National Touring Network, among others. Zoe has been commissioned to create new works for the Pennsylvania Ballet, CalArts, Cornish College of the Arts and Belinda McGuire.
zoe | juniper have received residencies, awards and grants from The MacDowell Colony, The Guggenheim Foundation, Princess Grace Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New England Foundation for the Arts, National Performance Network, Alpert Award, Wesleyan University, Seattle Magazine, Velocity Dance Center, On the Boards, Artist Trust, The Stranger Genius Award and CityArts Magazine among others.
Zoe and Juniper have taught at Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Boston Conservatory, Columbia College Chicago, University of Colorado at Boulder, SaltFest and Zoe has served as a guest panelist for Dance Critics Association, National Dance Project, PICA's Educating Dance Audiences and gloATL Tanz Farm.