Instructor, Dance Generalist
Office: Zero Floor Room 050, Main Building
Zac began his dance training at age ten. During his early training, he apprenticed with Ballet Oklahoma, under the direction of Bryan Pitts. In 2007, Zac graduated summa cum laude with a BFA in dance performance from Southern Methodist University, where his original choreography was produced as part of the mainstage season.
He has been cast in numerous industrials, and is a nationally recognized teacher of ballet, modern, and jazz. From 2007 to 2010, Zac toured both abroad and domestically with Parsons Dance, and from 2010 to 2014, was a dancer in the New York City cast of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Other companies include the Nicholas Andre Dance Company, Amy Marshall Dance Company, dre.dance, and Alison Chase Performance.
Upon returning to Dallas in 2014, he has worked as an adjunct professor of jazz dance at Southern Methodist University, managed and taught all styles at Preston Center Dance, and has been on faculty at the KD Conservatory. Choreographic works include the DIFFA Fashion Show, The Miss Texas Pageant, the Mary Kay Industrial, and numerous modern and jazz pieces for soloist and groups across the country.