Diana Coatsworth
Diana Coatsworth

Diana Coatsworth

Adjudicator | Faculty


Diana has been a professional choreographer, dance, actor, dance captain, singer, adjudicator and improvisor across the globe. She has performed in over 50 productions. Choreography credits include the world premiere of Wanderlust and asst. choreographer of Elektra at the Stratford Festival in 2012; Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance Vancouver Kid's Performance Summer Program; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Stage West); Peter Pan (Theatre Aquarius).

Diana started her varied career sailing the globe as a dancer on Princess Cruises and as a SunDancer for the Toronto Argos. Some performing credits include Judge Group in Miracle on 34th St, The Musical (Grand Theatre), 39 Steps at the (Arts Club, Vancouver & BC tour), Kitty in Drowsy Chaperone (Globe, MTC & Theatre Calgary); Deb in Elf (Grand Theatre).

Diana spent 6 seasons at the Stratford Festival including playing Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera, Fraulein Kost in Cabaret (Stratford Festival) and the Moorish Dancer in Man of La Mancha; The Overcoat (CanStage & world tour); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Theatre Aquarius, Drayton Ent, Stage West); I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Petrolia, Stage West); Silvia, Side by Side by Sondheim (Grand); The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Stage West); Peter Pan (Elgin); Second City National Touring Co; Beauty and the Beast, Cats (Drayton Ent); World premiere of Ned Durango (Thousand Islands, Orangeville, Lighthouse Theatres). Film credits include Hairspray, the Movie; The Score (CBC); as well as many commercials.

Diana grew up in Niagara Falls and was awarded her hometowns' Arts & Culture Wall of Fame in 2011.
She wishes all of the dancers to enjoy their moments on stage and "Break a Leg!"

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