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Chloe

Chloe started dancing with jazz and tap at age ten. She came away from this experience with the ability to shred t-shirts and attach beads to them and also convert any choreography into parade format. At age sixteen, she watched some friends belly dancing at the intermission of their high school's production of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Entranced, she began classes with their teacher, TerriAnne Gutierrez (Zaina Zahesha), the next week and plans to belly dance until she dies. Chloe has also studied khatak, Middle Eastern drum, and hip hop.

Influences: TerriAnne Gutierrez of course! Fifi Abdo, Suhaila Salimpour, Orit Maftsir, Dahlia Carella, Shoshanna, and Jodi Waseca, Unmata and Damage Control Dance Theater. Cheesy dance movies, competitive cheerleading, Korean pop videos, b-boys and girls, post-apocalyptic movies and novels, steampunk, childbirth.

Articles on Gilded Serpent by or about Chloe

Joweh's "Call to Dance" in Guatemala, Part 2 of Dream Trip to Guatemala
Waiting in the wings of the nearly completely darkened stage, holding fire-colored fan-veils aloft, listening to the first strains of Egyptian orchestral music, I couldn't help thinking that this experience was both familiar and foreign, in the literal and figurative sense.

Joweh's "Call to Dance" In Guatemala, Part 1: Arrival
Even our exhaustion couldn't dampen our excitement and eagerness to explore our fascinating new surroundings.