The Trudl Zipper Dance Institute (TZDI) at the Colburn School is led by Dean Silas Farley and Associate Dean Darleen Callaghan. TZDI includes both our Youth Dance and Dance Academy programs. Our mission is to honor and extend the great traditions of ballet, modern, and tap dance. This is accomplished by forming young people as collaborative agents who will take the art of dance forward.
An up-and-coming company led by artistic Director Ally Helman. Ballet project OC strive to provide fair and living wage contracts to its dancers. They garnered lots of attention for their video and live streamed shows.