Born in New York, raised in Chicago, and now living in Los Angeles, Zach has successfully failed in all three of the entertainment capitals in America.
He has studied at Ecole Philippe Gaulier in France, The Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, and The Art of Acting Studio in Los Angeles (Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York). Zach started his official comedy training at The Second City in Chicago before studying at comedic meccas such as Ecole Philippe Gaulier, The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, iO West, and The Miles Stroth Workshop.
Zach has had the privilege of studying under Philippe Gaulier, Michiko Miyazaki, Phil Burgers aka Dr. Brown, Carlo Jacuzzi, Joe Wengert, Eliza Skinner, Neil Casey, Miles Stroth, Will Hines, Eugene Cordero, Tara Copeland, Eric Moneypenny, Dr. God Comedy, and many more. He also did a slightly offensive Steve Irwin impression in the cafeteria of Braeside Elementary School when he was in 4th grade. He was subsequently grounded for two weeks. Zach also works for Sacha Baron Cohen's production company, Four By Two Films, on the Paramount lot in Hollywood.