Zachary Rogers

Corps de ballet

Zachary Rogers was born in Vancouver, Canada. He received his training at Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and the John Cranko School in Stuttgart, Germany. Upon completion of his studies in 2014 he joined the Estonian National Ballet where he remained for three seasons, being promoted to demi-soloist in 2016. In 2017 he joined the Czech National Ballet as a demi-soloist. It was here that he danced his first leading role as the Prince in The Nutcracker by Youri Vámos. In February 2019 he moved to Moscow and joined the Stanislavsky Ballet as a first soloist under the direction of Laurent Hilaire. During his three seasons there he danced roles such as James in La Sylphide (Pierre Lacotte), Kaash by Akram Khan, Petite Mort by Jiří Kylián, the Golden Idol in La Bayadère (Natalia Makarova) and Peasant Pas de Deux in Giselle. He also performed as a guest soloist within Russia as Count Albrecht in Giselle and Romeo in Romeo and Juliet. In the 2022/23 season he moved home to Canada and joined the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, where he was a soloist and danced the leading male roles in Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. At the beginning of the 2023/34 season he moved to the Bavarian State Ballet.

Awards:
Prix de Lausanne 2013 - Finalist
Helsinki International Ballet Competition 2016 - Finalist

(Information as of 2023)

Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett
Gardener in Le Parc (A. Preljocaj)
Lakai / Frog in Alicein Wonderland (C. Wheeldon)
Dancer in Duato/Skeels/Eyal: White Darkness (N. Duato)
Dancer in Duato/Skeels/Eyal: Autodance (S. Eyal)