Zachary Artice, born in Modesto, California, trained with Central West Ballet. He danced with Houston Ballet II before joining Ballet West. In 2013, he was featured on the CW’s Breaking Pointe documentary television show. Artice spent a year traveling the world dancing with the Norwegian Cruise Line before joining Oklahoma City Ballet. Some of Artice’s favorite roles include Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort and Forgotten Land, Helen Pickett’s Petal, Nicolo Fonte’s Rite of Spring and Almost Tango, and Cayetano Soto’s Adam. Artice joined Smuin in 2019.