Diana Shmiana grew up in a very funny family in Berkeley, California. From a young age she loved to sing, dance, dress up in costumes, and act very, very silly.


Diana always dreamed of entertaining children, and in 1997 she finally made that dream a reality by becoming Diana Shmiana.


Diana plays several musical instruments, & her dance background has run the gamut from Ballet to Jazz to Modern to Flamenco.


She has studied Clowning and Theatre at Dell'Arte International, Clown School of San Francisco, the San Francisco Circus Center, & the Phil Bennett Theatre Lab.


She has studied Storytelling at San Francisco State University and the Traveling Jewish Theatre, Improvisation with Bay Area TheatreSports, and Voice with several master teachers.


When not on stage, Diana Shmiana is a mother to a school-age daughter as well as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works in healthcare settings.


Oh, and by the way ...

she still loves to sing, dance, dress up in costumes,

and act very, very silly. 

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