Choreographers, Musical Staging

Associate and Assistant Choreographers

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Diana Coatsworth

Sixth season: Dance choreographer of and appears in Wanderlust and assistant choreographer of and swing in Elektra. Stratford: Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera, Fräulein Kost in Cabaret, Famina in Man of La Mancha; appeared in Oedipus Rex, Julius Caesar, Camelot, My Fair Lady, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Taming of the Shrew; swing in The Boy Friend and The Gondoliers. Elsewhere: Second City National Touring Company; world tour of Canadian Stage's The Overcoat. Lead roles in 39 Steps (Arts Club, Jessie-nominated); The Drowsy Chaperone (Theatre Calgary/MTC); Cats, Joseph, Beauty and the Beast (Drayton); world première of Norm Foster and Leslie Arden's Ned Durango (Lighthouse, Orangeville and Thousand Islands Playhouse); Joseph (Western Canada Theatre); Just So (Globe); Peter Pan, Joseph, Jesus Christ Superstar, Cinderella (Theatre Aquarius); A Chorus Line (Artpark); Peter Pan, Jack and the Beanstalk (Elgin); The Rocky Horror Picture Show, I Love You... Now Change (Stage West); Annie (Empire); Victor/Victoria (Stirling). Film/TV: The Score (Electric Theatre Company), Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (Disney), Hairspray, the movie. Awards: Two Jean A. Chalmers Awards; inducted into the Niagara Falls Arts and Culture Wall of Fame in 2011. Website: Diana also fills in her time away from acting with her many sewing projects and her thriving business with Arbonne: Et cetera: "A big thank you to Marek Norman and Morris Panych for creating exciting new Canadian work. I'm thrilled to be part of it! Most importantly, thank you to Kevan, my partner in love and life."