FRAZEE FEET DANCE
Frazee Feet Dance was formed in June of 2018 in Rochester, NY. Founded by Zachary Frazee, it is his goal to create thought-provoking yet aesthetically pleasing work that incorporates components of both classical ballet and modern dance.
The company is project-based and modular in nature, and comprised of 7 dancers. As of now, the company exclusively performs works created by Zachary Frazee throughout the Rochester area and beyond.
ZACHARY FRAZEE, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Zachary Frazee, Artistic Director of Frazee Feet Dance, is a professional dancer, choreographer and teacher based in Rochester, NY. He founded Frazee Feet Dance in June of 2018, and the company had its premier performance in the 2018 Rochester Fringe Festival: Frazee Feet Dance: A Compilation of Choreography by Zachary Frazee. Prior to this, Frazee received his BFA in Dance from SUNY Brockport in 2014 where he received several scholarships and awards, including the Bette Bailey Excellence in Dance Scholarship and Monserrat Fund for Dance Award. Upon receiving his degree, he joined the New York State Ballet as a Company Dancer and Assistant Rehearsal Director. He danced with NYSB from 2014-2017, and recently joined BIODANCE, a modern dance company based in Rochester, as a Company Dancer. Frazee has also worked and trained with companies and artists such as James Hansen Assemblage Dance, Flower City Ballet, Northwest Dance Project, Saratoga City Ballet, Nacre Dance Company, William Evans, Cheryl Johnson, Rachel Keane & Company, Rose Pasquarello Beauchamp, and, of course, Frazee Feet Dance. He has performed locally and nationally at events such as the Rochester Fringe Festival, DUMBO Arts Festival, Pasadena Dance Festival, the 11th Annual Richmond Choreographer’s Showcase, Dance With Utica, Dance Days of Buffalo and the Movement and Dance Festival at Nazareth College. His choreographic work has been presented locally with the New York State Ballet and Frazee Feet Dance, throughout New York City, and at events such as the Rochester Fringe Festival, Brockport Alumni Dance Choreographer’s Showcase, Contemporary Choreographer’s Showcase at Dance Days of Buffalo, Penfield Dance Team Showcase, Kaleidoscopic Domain Dance Concert, the Vision of Sound New Music & Dance Festival, Dance With Utica, SUNY Brockport Graduation Dances and several local dance competitions. Frazee also teaches locally at three different dance schools: Ballet Prestige, Fitzsimmons Dance Factory, and Jody B’s Studio of Dance, where he mainly teaches ballet and modern technique. When he is not teaching at these studios, Frazee is commissioned for private lessons and guest teaches/choreographs at other dance studios, universities, festivals and events.