Zach began pursuing the creative life early on in his mother's dance studio. He upped his artistic ante by transfering to Interlochen Arts Academy where he began to study acting. Along the way he picked up a guitar & started a love affair with songwriting & live performance. He continued to pursue acting training at the prestigeous Julliard School.
He currently lives in Los Angeles with his cat Juniper & two motorcycles. He obsessively pursues his dream of world domination & a desire to expose every child on the planet to the wonders of Nutella.
Zach Villa has acquired considerable acclaim as an actor, musician, vocalist, dancer & songwriter. A 'jack of all trades,' Zach appeared on Broadway and at Carnegie Hall before re-locating to the West coast. His musical collaboration with Evan Rachel Wood, Rebel and a Basketcasae, recently released their first single and music video with the LP to be released fall 2016. He fronts his band Cylvia (www.cylviatheband.com). He is a series regular on Fox's Bordertown and has a new series, Dan is Dead, due out fall 2016. He was in For The Record: BAZ and For The Record: Dear John Hughes. His feature film HoneyGlue (Zombot Pictures) with Adriana Mather & Amanda Plummer has a limited run in theatres June 2016. Recent credits include a Guest Star appearance on NCIS:LA, performing Frank Zappa's 200 Motels with the LA Philharmonic, puppeteering in Broadway's War Horse at Lincoln Center & originating a role in David Byrne's new musical Here Lies Love. Zach has choreographed for Diane Paulus & the Big Apple Circus. He is a multi-instrumentalist proficient on guitar, bass, violin, drums & piano. Zach splits his time between Los Angeles & New York City. Other credits include: As You Like It (feature film adaptation), Twelfth Night (The Public Theatre), Carnegie Hall Opening Night Gala - Leonard Bernstein Tribute with Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, The Misanthrope, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, All My Sons & Street Scene. Graduate of The Juilliard School (Acting). Graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy.