Zarz Peterson

Dance Instructor


Zarz Peterson from San Diego, California, has experience in modeling, dancing, and acting. Her dancing and acting career began in California and continued in Pensacola, Florida, at Pensacola Little Theatre and Ballet Pensacola.

At Ballet Pensacola, Zarz studied with the company learning the Cecchetti ballet syllabus. She became a Soloist during her senior year in high school. Zarz has danced in timeless ballets such as Swan Lake (Corps De Ballet), The Nutcracker (Marzipan, Snow, Flowers, and Mouse King), Paquita, American in Paris, and Romeo & Juliet. While in the company, she taught Jazz, Tap, and Musical Theatre. Zarz received three Critic’s Choice awards and perfect scores for her solo choreography and acting in the Florida State Thespian Competition.

At Pensacola Little Theatre, she performed lead roles in Cats (Mr. Mistoffelees and Mrs. Corry) and danced in the corps in Mary Poppins.