Diane Cheeseman

Diane Chesseman began dancing at age three in a Los Angeles preschool.   She continued her training around the country including the Kirov Academy in Washington D.C., International School of Classical Ballet in Seattle, Washington and The Ailey School and Broadway Dance Center in New York City. While earning her B.F.A. in Dance Performance at Butler University, Diane traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia to study at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory and perform with the Polish National Ballet in Warsaw.   She has performed many classical roles, including Spanish & Chinese in The Nutcracker, Little Swan in Swan Lake, Swanilda in Coppélia, Puck in The Fairy Queen, and the Diamond Fairy in Sleeping Beauty.  Diane has worked with Walt Disney Entertainment followed by two international tours with Feld Entertainment.   She is a trained aerialist and an instructor at Liv’ Art Dance and Kova Ballet.  This is Diane’s second season with KWDP.