Diana Shepherd (she/her) is a dancer and movement artist from Illinois, USA. She received her BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A dance teacher for over 10
years in Germany, the U.S.A., and Ireland at various studios and schools, Diana completed a Master of Arts in the Performing Public Space programme at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in
Tilburg, Netherlands in 2019. She also has a Masters from University College Cork, Ireland in the Arts Management and Creative Producing
and worked with an international team on an improvisational outside dance piece. She
has taught dancers aged 3 to adult in styles including: ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop,
pointe, contemporary and improvisation. Diana is interested in public space, social
roles and boxes.