ROBERT ZALOGA

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Robert Zaloga is the Assistant to Artistic Director of Scranton Civic Ballet Company and Civic Dance Centre. A current SCBC Principal Dancer, Zaloga was named Assistant to Artistic Director in August 2020.

Zaloga holds an extensive repertory of leading roles which include Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, Franz in Coppélia, Prince in Cinderella Divertissement, El Capitan in Stars and Stripes, Pas de Trois in Midnight Masquerade, Snow King, Waltz of the Flowers Pas de Deux, The Nutcracker Prince and Cavalier in Helen Gaus’ The Nutcracker, and most recently, originating the leading role in Serenade for Strings.

As an educator, Zaloga served as a faculty member of the Civic Dance Centre beginning in 2016, until his promotion to Assistant to Artistic Director. He served as a guest choreographer for the Kiss Theater Company of Wilkes Barre's production of Newises in 2021. Zaloga is currently a student at The University of Scranton, studying Social Media Strategies. 

Born in Moosic, Pennsylvania, Zaloga studied at the Civic Dance Centre before entering Scranton Civic Ballet Company in 2015. He has trained with American Ballet Theatre in New York City, Boston Ballet School, School of Pennsylvania Ballet, Walnut Hill School for the Arts and the Performing Arts Institute.

Zaloga is a current member of the Wyoming Seminary Dance Company under the direction of Mrs. Bernardine Vojtko, joining in 2014. He served as a guest artist for Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic's production of Peter and the Wolf, performing as the Wolf. In the spring of 2020, Zaloga received the Barbara Weisberger Dance Award at Wyoming Seminary (founder of the Pennsylvania Ballet).