Zack Sommer (he/him) was born in San Diego, California where his creativity and love for movement led him to dance at an early age. He passionately pursued his dance career, cultivating his skills at Danceology Performing Arts Campus and currently nearing the completion of his senior year at The Juilliard School, where he will graduate with a BFA in Dance in May 2024. His repertoire at Juilliard includes performances of works by distinguished choreographers like Medhi Walerski, Aszure Barton, Ohad Naharin, Jamar Roberts, Rena Butler, and Tiler Peck. Zack’s commitment to artistic growth extends to prestigious summer programs, such as Ballet BC’s 44 Summer Intensive, Springboard Danse Montreal, Orsolina 28, Jacob’s Pillow, b12 Summer Festival, and Arts Umbrella International Summer Dance Intensive, where he was able to study the works of Crystal Pite, Paul Lightfoot/Sol  León, Jiří Kylián, Marco Goecke, and William Forsythe and has been in new works with Ethan Colangelo, Akira Yoshida, and Helen Pickett. Zack is fortunate to have been named a SPOTLIGHT Grand Prize Finalist, and a National YoungArts Foundation Award Winner. Recently, Zack performed as a Guest Artist with Ballet BC in their first program and is thrilled to be contributing to Gibney Company as a Guest Artist.

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