Trajal Harrell (b. 1973) is an American choreographer who lives and works between Athens, Zurich and Georgia (USA). Harrell has gained international recognition for his fusion of white, middle-class, artistic modern dance with voguing. His specificity lies also particularly within the fragility and humour that pervades his performances. Since 2019, Trajal Harrell has been resident director at the Schauspielhaus Zurich.