Diana is a choreographer, dancer, teacher, administrator and advocate. The roles overlap and inform one another. In addition to directing Dance Makers in the Schools, she currently teaches with Abrons Art Center, Brooklyn Council on the Arts, Pentacle Behind the Scenes, and New Jersey Performing Arts Center. She has served as Adjunct Faculty/Visiting Artist at Washington & Lee University (Lexington, VA), University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA) and Hollins University (Roanoke, VA).
Her choreography has been presented in cities including Atlanta; Salt Lake City; Vienna, Austria; Nancy, France, and in NYC at venues such as CPR - Center for Performance Research, Danspace Project, and Movement Research at the Judson Church. She has received support from Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant program, iLand Art’s iLab Residency, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Manhattan Community Arts Fund, among others.
Her artistic practice is informed by her teaching and community work. She's created platforms for multi-generational collaborative performance events, including On a Sunday Afternoon, (2016, Drew University) and AUNTS, nieces, nephews and grandparents (2014, Abrons Art Center).
Diana holds a MFA, Hollins University and a BA, Columbia University.