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Zane Ellis


Zane Ellis is the founding Managing Director of the Seattle Project and has been a collaborator since its inception. 


Zane has trained and performed professionally with the Pennsylvania Ballet, Richmond Ballet, Ballet Austin and Pacific Northwest Ballet. He has performed in mainstage works by choreographers such as Angel Corella, Stoner Winslett, Ronald Hynd, Jerome Robbins, and George Balanchine. He has also originated roles in new works by Peter Boal, Sarah Pasch, Calista Ruat, Margaret Mullin, Nancy Casciano and Amanda Morgan. As a choreographer, Mr. Ellis has been commissioned to choreograph multiple new works for The Richmond Ballet Trainee Program.


Zane is currently the Program Operations Manager for A Way Home Washington, a statewide movement to end youth and young adult homelessness in Washington. He can often be found behind the scenes supporting the production and operations of many various artistic projects. Zane is thrilled to bring his leadership, extensive performance experience, and operational excellence to The Seattle Project.

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