Chloe Perkes received her primary training from Deane Dance Center in Sacramento and the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. While at SFCD, she performed works by William Forsythe, Jiri Kylian, and many San Francisco Bay Area choreographers.
Chloe spent three years dancing for the San Francisco based company The Foundry, directed by Alex Ketley. Their work was filled with improvisation and inventive collaborations. Chloe then joined the Sacramento Ballet for three seasons. While there she performed in various soloist and principal roles. Her favorites include “Juliet” in Ron Cunningham’s Romeo and Juliet and “Russian Girl” in Serenade by George Balanchine.
In 2014 she co-founded Duende, an experimental dance and music company, in collaboration with Alyssa Weinburg and cellist Gabriel Cabezas. In 2014, Pointe Magazine named her “Best of the Best” for her performance in Matthew Neenan’s Sunset, o639 Hours. She began guesting with BalletX in 2010 and joined full time in 2012.