Stella Zannou was born in Athens and has studied dance in London College of Dance, London Studio Centre, The American College of Greece and the Greek State School of Dance. She formed “Smack Dance Company” in Greece and currently is living in Berlin, working as a freelancer dancer, teacher and choreographer. As a choreographer she has created /presented work, among other places, for Vienna Opera house, Staatstheater Kassel, S.E.A.D. – “Bodji project”, “One small step festival”, Dock 11, Athens International Festival, Gnarl Festival, No ballet fest., Santorini Arts Festival, American College of Greece Arts Festival, etc. As a dancer she has worked amongst others with Johannes Wieland, Walter Bickmann, Maya Caroll-Lipsker, Clint Lutes, Xaris Mandafounis, Athina Vahla, Haris Andahopoulou, Yannis Antoniou, Ioanna Parali, etc. She is teaching dance in places such as Staatstheater Braunschweig/Kassel, S.E.A.D., cie Toula Limnaios, B12, Nachschub, Iwanson International Dance School, Zentrum für Zeitgenössischen Tanz - Köln, Proda – Oslo, Marameo, Tanzfabrik Berlin, Hollins University, American College of Greece, etc.