Idoia Zabaleta is a Spanish choreographer and has a degree in Biology. She studied New Dance and Improvisation in Barcelona, Florence, Amsterdam and New York. She worked with the Companhia Mal Pelo between 1995 and 1999. Since 2000, she coproduces and creates her own work, collaborating with artists and researchers such as: Isabel de Naverán, Filipa Francisco, Antonio Tagliarini, Ixiar Rozas, Sofia Asencio among others.
Her work has been presented in international festivals and theatres. She is a teacher in several postgraduate and master courses.
In 2008, she created the AZALA creation space and artistic residencies, which she manages together with Juan González.