Dianna Cortez

Associate Voice Teacher | High School Program

Dianna Cortez is a NYC based performance and theatre artist.

Dianna Cortez is a NYC based performance and theatre artist. She has coached actors On and Off Broadway and in Liverpool, including work at The New Group Theatre with Ethan Hawke, Ed Harris, and Vincent D’Onofrio. She worked with Sam Rockwell in the Broadway premiere of A Behanding in Spokane, and  “Sex and the City” star, Kim Cattrall in the title role in Antony and Cleopatra directed by Janet Suzman at the Liverpool Playhouse in Liverpool, England, and is a coach for Shakespeare On The Sound (in CT). She’s worked with Solo Performance Artists: Susan Stein, Alana Ruban Free, and Yokko (International and National Award Winner). She currently teaches at the New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, Syracuse University/Tepper Program in NYC (B.F.A), Circle in the Square Theatre School, PACE University (B.F.A.-Film and TV), The Linklater Center for Voice and Language, and has a private studio. She has her MFA in Acting from Southern Methodist University, is a Designated Linklater Teacher and is certified Louis Colaianni Speech and Phonetic Pillows practitioner. Dianna was the Artistic Director of City Attic Theater, and is now the Artistic Director of The Black Forest Rose, NYC.