Jeremy Zapanta

SOLOIST • Los Angeles, California


TRAINING: Burbank School of Ballet, UC Irvine, Complexions Dance Summer Intensive, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Summer Intensive, LINES Ballet Summer Intensive, NW Dance Project Summer Intensive.

FEATURED CBC ROLES: Peter Pan — Septime Webre’s Peter Pan, Nick Carraway — The Great Gatsby, Juanita y Alicia, Cavalier & Snow King — Maxine Mahon’s The Nutcracker, Peasant Pas de Deux — Giselle, Septime Webre’s Fluctuating Hemlines.

NOTEWORTHY: Jeremy is a William J. Gillespie and Glorya Kaufman Dance Scholar Recipient.

When I'm not working I enjoy... Sporting events, listening to podcasts, and a good game of mahjong.

I love San Diego because: It has some great golf and really amazing courses, Torrey Pines definitely being one.

What is your perfect day? A nice, relaxing day off, binge watching anime and TV shows on Hulu and Netflix.

What ballet or role would you like to dance (and why), but haven't yet? Anything by Crystal Pite, Jiri Kylian, Mats Ek, William Forsythe, or Victor Quijada.

If I weren't a dancer, I'd be: A physical therapist or at least something in sports medicine.

What can always make you laugh? A good joke. Or animal video.

What has been your most memorable moment as a dancer? There have been many, but anytime I’m fully immersed during a performance and it’s just the music, pure movement, and a complete focus on the moment; it’s heavenly.

Fun to know: Jeremy is an avid movie buff and pop culture aficionado.