Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, ZACHARY GUTHIER moved to New York City at age sixteen to train at the School of American Ballet where he was a recipient of the Rudolph Nureyev Scholarship in 2013 and was SAB’s nominee for the Princess Grace Award in 2012. Three seasons with Los Angeles Ballet took Mr. Guthier out west, later joining Barak Ballet and California Ballet Company where he was a principal dancer. While in Southern California, he spent his summers with the National Choreographers Initiative before moving to Las Vegas where he spent one season with Nevada Ballet Theatre.
Zachary has also performed with the Suzanne Farrell Ballet where he has worked hands on with Ms. Farrell on a number of Balanchine works. Some of his more notable roles are Jay Gatsby in Septime Webres’ The Great Gatsby, Siegfried in Ben Stevenson’s Swan Lake, and Phlegmatic in George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments. This is his third season with BalletMet.
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