Associate Artistic Director
Zara Hayes has been immersed in the world of ballet from the beginning, born to a principal ballet dancer on tour, and taking her first ballet classes in Yorkshire, England at age 3.
Trained in the style of England's Royal Ballet, Zara has danced with the Oakland Ballet, Eugene Ballet, Berkley City Ballet and the Sacramento Ballet among others.
Zara has decades of experience teaching and has led numerous youth dance programs. She most enjoys seeing people learn to love themselves from the inside out.