Gianna Maxine Diaz (North Bergen, NJ) graduated with her B.F.A in Performing Arts at Montclair State University. Diaz has had the privilege to perform various works by legendary choreographers such as Martha Graham, Bill T. Jones, Fredrick Earl Mosely, Ohad Naharin, Shapiro & Smith, Christian von Howard, and Abby Zbikowski. While studying, she began her professional career by instructing ballet, modern, lyrical, and jazz in dance studios around the East Coast. In 2017, she appeared in Jennifer Lopez’s music video “Amor Amor Amor” and participated as a dancer in Berlin, Germany Fashion Week. She has also been featured in Dance Magazine’s 2020 Fall Article, “How Competition Dancers Transition to Concert Dance.”
Throughout her training, Diaz has been inspired to thrive in performance and to pass on all that she has learned.