Ms. Diniz was a choreographer for DanceBreak 2020 and has been commissioned to create new works for Jacob's Pillow, Performance Santa Fe, Avant Chamber Ballet, two ballets for Columbia Ballet Collaborative and Ballet Hartford's 20/21 season. She is a winner of the New York Dance Project Choreography Competition and her work has been shown in Stars of American Ballet rep (dir. Daniel Ulbricht), New York Choreographers’ Forum, the Steps Beyond Foundation performance lab, Jazz Choreography Enterprises, Nebula Dance Festival and the Higher Ground Festival, among others. She also choreographed the AEA production of the Vaudevillian musical 'On the Air.'
Ms. Diniz trained at In the Spotlight, winning regional and national titles and scholarships, and supplemented her performance studies at the Paper Mill Playhouse Musical Theater Summer Conservatory and the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute.
After earning her B.A. from Cornell University (major in English and Theater, minor in Dance), she joined the Dirty Dancing national tour (u/s Baby, Lisa and Elizabeth) and performed regionally in multiple shows, including featured roles in National Pastime and My Fair Lady, both under the direction of Tony nominee Hunter Foster and Waitress's Lorin Latarro. She served as Dance Captain/Phantom for three years of this team's The Rocky Horror Show and also was Associate Choreographer for the production's fourth incarnation.
She now is honored to frequently tour with Stars of American Ballet.