Zack Cruz

Zack Cruz was born and raised in the Lower East Side. Starting off as an underground B-boy, he soon began his classical dance training at LaGuardia Performing Arts High School and Luis Abrams Arts. Zack has been working as a youth specialist and teaching artist with several nonprofit organizations in New York, including with University Settlement in their Excel Program for children with autism and special needs, and Lower East Side Dance Academy, as well as Downtown Dance Factory. Outside of New York, Zack has also taught at the University of Santa Barbara, California and an orphanage in La Fortuna, Costa Rica.