Recent Happenings

Following her two year apprenticeship with The Barter Theatre, Zoë returned to the Washington DC scene to continue working.

She spent several months in the DC area performing with Free Range Humans (Jekyll & Hyde), continuing film work (The Walking Dead, America's Hidden Stories), and spreading Christmas Cheer at Nationals Park and The Gaylord Hotel (Clear Harmonies Productions).

After those joyous months, she returned to Abingdon, VA  as a member of the Barter Theatre's Resident Acting Company. She is absolutely thrilled to spend the year with some juicy roles and alongside so many wonderful colleagues. 


Barter 2020 Season pending due to COVID-19. 

Keep you posted! Keep on keeping on, friends!

About Me

Zoë Velling is an EMC professional, service-minded actor based out of the Washington DC area.


Since beginning voice lessons in elementary school, Zoë has felt the power of selfless art. She has found that performing is the best way for her to give back to the community (& world) that have given her so much. A lifelong learner, she is deeply rooted in growing from & through all experiences. 

In May of 2017, Zoë graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance with a concentration in Music Theatre.  

Immediately following graduation, Zoë began a program with The Barter Players in Abingdon, VA through The Barter Theatre- the State Theatre of Virginia! It is a heightened internship program designed to shape members into the best, most honest service-minded artists we can be. 

Aside from theatre, Zoë is passionate about international travel, poetry, running, yoga, & family. 

Lovely to meet ya! 


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