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Originally from Riverside Connecticut, Diana began her ballet training at a very young age at the Ballet School of Stamford. When she was 13 she was accepted to study year-round at Canada's National Ballet School in Toronto, where she continued her professional training through the age of 18. As a student, she spent summers at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet, and received scholarships to three summers with the Chautauqua School of Dance. Professionally, Diana has danced with Tulsa Ballet, the National Choreographic Initiative in Irvine CA, ARC Dance in Seatle, Dallas Neo-Classical Ballet, and Texas Ballet Theater, as well as several guest performances and projects throughout the Dallas area. Over the course of her career, she has performed works by Christopher Wheeldon, Twyla Tharp, Sir Kenneth MacMillan, George Balanchine, Glen Tetley, Ohad Naharin and Ben Stevenson. Diana is a founding member of Ballet Dallas since its launch in 2018. With Ballet Dallas, she had the opportunity to perform in the revival of George Skabine's Romantic Encounters, as well as several world premiere works by choreographers such as Durante Verzola, Kevin Jenkins, Silas Farley, Artistic Director Carter Alexander, and Resident Choreographer Hailey von Schlehenried.