DIANA CATALINA GOMEZ
Diana Gomez Director of Ballet- Diana was born in Cali, Colombia, and trained at Incolballet. After her graduation, she joined the Colombian Company for three years under the direction of Gloria Castro. She got a contract with Ballet Gamonet in Miami Florida, under the direction of Jimmy Gamonet. After leaving Miami Diana joined Tulsa Ballet under the direction of Marcello Angelini, and performed Ballets by choreographers such as McGregor, Tharp, William Forsythe, Val Caniparoli, Ma Cong, Ben Stevenson, McMillan, Edward Liang, Volpini, George Balanchine, Cranko, Paul Taylor, Fabre, Hynd, Possokhov, Kudelka and Nicolo Fonte. Some of her Principal roles include Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Paquita, Coppelia, Dracula, Cinderella, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, among others.
She won the bronze medal at the Cuban International Ballet Competition, the Gold medal in World Ballet Competition in Orlando, and was a finalist at the New York International Ballet Competition. She has been invited to perform as a Principal Guest Artist in Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet, Gala of International Dance Stars Cincinnati, South Florida Ballet Theatre, Ballarte, Bogota Colombia, Gala Commemorative Cali Colombia, Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami, Ballet Concerto of Miami, Rochester City Ballet and the 8th International Festival of Ballet Cali Colombia.