Director of Photography
Zandore Zetina, known as ”Zan” was born in New Orleans and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 8, where she began her dance training. Her dance background includes legendary Al Gilbert, Bill and Jackie Landrum, Claude Thompson, Steven Peck, and Alvin Ailey. She became one of the principal dancers with the Repertory Dance Theatre of Los Angeles under the direction of Jon Johnson and Lady Walquer Vereen and is now one of the choreographers and director of the Los Angeles chapter.
She has choreographed and staged many leading recording artists in Japan, had her own TV show in Japan and was instrumental in developing the first dance variety show on Japanese television.
In 1997, Zan returned to the States to study filmmaking. It was there she found her niche filming documentaries. In 1998 she discovered Capoeira de Angola, an African martial art and is now a senior instructor with Pastinha’s Garden of Capoeira Angola, running the women’s division and co-directing the youth program.