Zoë Chao (Left) as 'Katie'

Zoë Chao is a talented and versatile actress with a body of work that spans theater, innovative television series and feature films. Chao is currently in production on HBOMax’s Love Life opposite Anna Kendrick and Hope Davis.

In addition to The High Note, Chao’s upcoming projects include Mike Doyle’s Almost Love opposite Patricia Clarkson and Kate Walsh; The Long Weekend opposite Finn Wittrock; and I Used to Go Here with Gillian Jacobs and Jemaine Clement. Her additional credits include Nat Faxon and Jim Rash’s Force Majeure remake Downhill opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Will Ferrell, Miranda Otto and Zach Woods; Richard Linklater's adaptation of Maria Semple’s bestselling novel, Where’d You Go, Bernadette, opposite Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig and Billy Crudup; the Netflix series Living With Yourself opposite Paul Rudd; the Facebook Watch comedy-drama series Strangers, as well as The OA, The Comeback, The Protector and Hart of Dixie

Chao’s theater credits include Second Stage Uptown’s Friend Art (dir. Portia Krieger), La Jolla Playhouses’ Sideways (dir. Des Macanuff), Surf Report (dir. Lisa Peterson), Our Town (dir. Tom Dugdale) and Ensemble Theatre Company’s Amadeus (dir. Jonathan Fox). Chao has also worked with directors Christopher Guest, Les Waters, Ping Chong and Chris Ashley. 

Chao was nominated by the International Academy of Web Television for Best Female Performance in a Comedy for her work in web series God Particles. Born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island, Chao received her B.A in Art History from Brown University and her M.F.A in Acting from UC San Diego.

World Premiere at Home Now

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World Premiere at Home Now

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Video | "Grace" Spot
Video | "Dream" Spot
Video | "60 Second Film School" with the Writer of The High Note Flora Greeson
Video | "I Want To Go Over The Set List" Clip
Video | "Vegas" Spot
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bio | Tracee Ellis Ross (Right) as 'Grace Davis'
bio | Dakota Johnson (Right) as 'Maggie Sherwoode'
bio | Director Nisha Ganatra
bio | June Diane Raphael as 'Gail'
Photo | Actors Tracee Ellis Ross (Left) and June Diane Raphael (Middle) with screenwriter Flora Greeson (Right) on set
Photo | Dakota Johnson (Left) as 'Maggie Sherwoode' and Tracee Ellis Ross (Right) as 'Grace Davis'
bio | Zoë Chao (Left) as 'Katie'
Photo | Tracee Ellis Ross as 'Grace Davis'
bio | Ice Cube stars as 'Jack Robertson'
bio | Diplo as 'Richie Williams'
Photo | Eddie Izzard as 'Dan Deakins'
bio | Bill Pullman as 'Max'
Photo | Screenwriter Flora Greeson and director Nisha Ganatra on set