Zafinoa Hanitriniaina Kezia Jonah (she/her) is a multidisciplinary artist from
Madagascar. Pursuing dance since 2012, Kezia obtained her degree from Ecole Des Sables, an international school for traditional and contemporary dance in Senegal.

Over the course of her career, she has trained with artists such as Nora Chipaumire,Alesandra Seutin, Patrick Acogny, and Jonathan Burrows.

In 2022, she also received a scholarship for the danceWEB program at ImPulsTanz ,where she worked closely with mentor Wim Vandekeybus

Kezia has collaborated on several projects, including ndox with Senegalese musician Youssou Ndour, Air De Temps with Alesandra Seutin, and the Métiers d’Art fashion show with Chanel .

Her solo, Beloved  »oui ou non » premiered in Dakar and most recently toured to Burkina Faso and Germany.

She feels honored to include achievements such as the Prince Claus Seed Fund (2022),Experimental Laureate award from Ambony/Ambany (2020), and Sanskar Virtual Performance Festival nomination (2020).

Kezia currently tours with Mouvoir Company under the direction of Stephanie Thiersch while continuing her work as a freelance performer and choreographer.

« Dance is liberation, »

Kezia Jonah