Zacchaeus Page grew up in Saint Petersburg, FL where he started dance at the age of 15 at the Academy of Ballet Arts. He studied dance at University of North Carolina School of the Arts, then a year after graduating, Zacchaeus is a member of Richmond Ballet’s second company.
Education & Training
University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Pinellas County Center for the Arts and Academy of Ballet Arts
What inspired you to become a professional dancer?
When I was younger I played a lot of sports and would research ways to get better and saw that ballet was one them! I decided to take some ballet classes and my love for ballet overcame my love for sports!
What do you enjoy about being part of Richmond Ballet?
I love the atmosphere here! Everyone is so kind and friendly, I’m just happy to be apart of another dance family.
What hobbies or activities do you enjoy doing off-stage?
Outside of the studios, I like listening to and creating music. I also love photography where I am able to capture moments with my friends and family!
Our professional company is made up of elite dancers from around the world who have helped earn Richmond Ballet critical acclaim. Dance/USA says Richmond Ballet is “a jewel among U.S. dance companies,” while The Washington Post calls it “a company to which dance fans everywhere ought to pay attention.” We’re proud of all that our company dancers bring to Richmond, and the world.
Richmond Ballet II, our second performing company, is comprised of talented young dancers between the ages of 18 and 22. RBII members perform their own diverse repertoire on tour across the Commonwealth as well as alongside the main company in mainstage productions.
Founded in 1993, the nationally recognized Richmond Ballet Trainee Program offers select advanced students a transitional experience to bridge the gap between the academic ballet setting and the world of professional dance. The Richmond Ballet Trainee Program is one of the few in this country that enables aspiring dancers to pursue formal dance training and gain valuable performance experience with a professional company.
For over 40 years, Stoner Winslett has served as the founding Artistic Director of Richmond Ballet, the first major company of professional dancers in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She is one of the longest tenured artistic directors of a major ballet company and one of the country’s few female artistic directors. In June 2020, acclaimed choreographer Ma Cong joined Richmond Ballet as its first ever Associate Artistic Director.
The Artistic Staff at Richmond Ballet is made up of international professionals who each bring incredible talent, expertise, and credentials to their respective roles. With impressive backgrounds and world experience, they offer a unique perspective that has helped shape our organization over the years.