Claire Jacob-Zysman graduated summa cum laude from the University at Buffalo with a BFA in Dance, where she was a dancer and choreographer for the Zodiaque Dance Company. Additionally she has trained with the José Limón Dance Company, Doug Varone and Dancers, and Ballet Hispanico. She has also studied at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre and at the Bates Dance Festival.
Claire currently dances with the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company. Claire has also performed with the Anne Burnidge Dance and with Melanie Aceto Contemporary Dance, most recently at Jacob’s Pillow 2010 Inside/Out series.
Claire has presented her own choreography at the Rochester Contemporary Dance Collective, Rochester, NY; The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy NY as part of Troy Night Out; The Chapel and Cultural Center, RPI, Troy, NY; and at Choreography on the Edge, Woodstock, NY, The Arts Center in Buffalo, NY and at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Albany, NY.