Zoe is a graduate of WAAPA who has been working in theatre for almost two decades. She has studied dance at the Bob Macke Dance Company in San Francisco, was awarded scholarships for dance and drama at The McDonald College in Sydney, and attended the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, graduating with a B.A. (Music Theatre). During her high school years, Zoe was honoured to be a dancer in both the opening and closing ceremonies for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. She also appeared in television commercials for high-profile companies such as Kellogg’s Corn Flakes and Pizza Hut.
Immediately after graduating from WAAPA in 2004, she was co-writer and performer in the cabaret show Emotional Baggage at the El Rocco Room in Sydney, which enjoyed a return season.
In 2005, she was cast in Kiss me Kate for The Production Company, as well as the Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane seasons of Fiddler on the Roof for which she understudied the role of Tzeitel. The following year she was cast in all three of The Production Company’s shows for the 2006 season: The Pajama Game, Camelot and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Soon after, she joined the cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, the Musical as a Swing Diva and understudied the role of Marianne for the Sydney and Melbourne seasons.
In 2008, Zoe was made an original Australian cast member of Wicked, a show that she would perform in for the next 4 years. She is the only woman in the world to have understudied and performed both the roles of Madam Morrible, and Elphaba, and achieved this feat in both Australia and Singapore.
During the Sydney season of Wicked in 2010, Zoe played the role of The Witch in the critically-acclaimed one-night-only performance of Into the Woods at the Capitol Theatre, raising money for the Rob Guest Endowment.
Upon her return to Australia after the Asian tour of Wicked in 2012, Zoe was cast as the loud-mouthed Enid Hoopes, as well as understudying and performing the role of Vivienne in Legally Blonde the Musical.
2013 saw Zoe cast in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Theatre Royal in Sydney, understudying and performing the role of Muriel opposite Gold Logie winner John Wood.
Zoe was an original Australian cast member of Cameron Mackintosh’s 25thAnniversary production of Les Miserables, appearing as the Factory Girl, as well as understudying and performing the role of Fantine. In 2016, she appeared in the Australian tour of Georgy Girl and in 2017 performed as Liz in High Fidelity (Highway Run/Neil Gooding Productions).
Last year Zoe starred as the Widow Douglas in Big River (Neglected Musicals/Hayes Theatre Co) and also featured as Ilona Ritter in the critically acclaimed season of She Loves Me (Hayes Theatre Co, In the Pipeline, Erin James) at the Hayes Theatre.
Her commercial credits include ad campaigns for high profile companies such as Taubmans, NRMA, Pet Circle and Local Agent Finder.
Zoe can currently be seen in the critically acclaimed Come From Away as Beverly and others.