Log In

Diana Lynn Wallis Edit Profile

artistic director

Diana Lynn Wallis, British artistic director. Fellow Imperial Society Teachers Dancing.

Background

Wallis, Diana Lynn was born on December 11, 1946 in Windsor, England. Daughter of Dennis Blackwell and Joan Williamson (Gatcombe) Wallis.

Education

Graduate, Royal Ballet School, England, 1962-1965.

Career

Dancer, Royal Ballet Touring Company, London, 1965-1968;ballet mistress, Royal Ballet School, London, 1969-1981;deputy ballet principal, Royal Ballet School, London, 1981-1984;artistic coordinator, National Ballet of Canada, Toronto, 1984-1986;associate artistic director, National Ballet of Canada, Toronto, 1986-1987;co-artistic director, National Ballet of Canada, Toronto, 1987-1989;free-lance produced, teacher, Londondeputy artistic director, English National Ballet, London, 1990-1994;artistic director, Royal Academy Dancing, since 1994.

Membership

Fellow Imperial Society Teachers Dancing.

Connections

father:
Dennis Blackwell Wallis

mother:
Joan Williamson (Gatcombe) Wallis