Zuzu Metzler
Photo by Brian Simcoe

Zuzu Metzler | Company Artist

Joined OBT in 2018

Zuzu Metzler grew up in Camas, Washington. She trained with OBT School, then joined OBT2. She became an OBT apprentice in 2018 and was promoted to company artist in 2020. She was awarded the Elena Carter Memorial Scholarship and has spent summers at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, San Francisco Ballet School, the School of American Ballet, and Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell. Her favorite performances and roles include Nicolo Fonte’s Accidental Signals, Cupid in the Annual School Performance of the Dream Scene from Don Quixote, and both Harlequin and Marzipan in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®. She has also enjoyed dancing Winter Fairy in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella and Jewels in Christopher Stowell’s The Sleeping Beauty.