Evita Zacharioglou is a Greek-Cypriot dancer and choreographer. Her ballet training and professional dance career span the globe. Born in Australia, and raised in several countries across continents—Cyprus, Australia, Israel, and Germany—she completed her Royal Academy of Dance examinations in Classical Ballet with distinction. In Cyprus, Evita performed as a soloist with the Lefkosia Youth Ballet and won a senior prize scholarship at the Pancyprian Ballet Competition to study dance at The Place London Contemporary Dance School. In London, Evita earned her BA in comparative literature from Queen Mary University. Since moving to NYC, Evita has earned an MFA in dance at the prestigious NYU Tisch School of the Arts and performed with a diverse group of companies and choreographers including Crystal Pite & Kidd Pivot, Second Avenue Dance Company, James Martin, Ori Flomin, Adams Company Dance, Little Big Artist, Norbert De La Cruz III, Yoshito Sakuraba and Gabrielle Lamb. Evita also performed and toured—nationally and internationally—with Russian choreographer Vladimir Varnava under Ardani Artists Management. She is an original cast member of ISADORA starring Natalia Osipova and was featured in VOGUE Russia’s 20th Anniversary Issue September 2018.
Evita has also choreographed and presented work, both for film and stage, with Second Avenue Dance Company, the JCC Manhattan, S.P.A.C. Productions, GMC Precision Machine, Dixon Place, Nimbus Dance Works, Path New Music Theater and La MaMa.
Evita currently performs with Periapsis Music and Dance, Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre, and Cross Move Lab, and teaches with Everyday Ballet.