Raised as an expat in Taipei, Diane began her music studies early after admission into the preeminent school for musicians in Taiwan.  It was completely in Mandarin.  She went on to study voice and acting at New York University, mostly in English.  

 

Diane is currently New York Based actor and director, passionate about making art that reflects and redefines what it is to be American, now.  As a performer, she has covered the roles of Tuptim in The King and I on Broadway and Patty in School of Rock on Broadway.  She was the standby for the role of Imelda Marcos in Here Lies Love at the Public Theatre and for Adela in Bernarda Alba at Lincoln Center.  Other Favorite Roles:  West Side Story (Maria – 50th Anniversary Tour), Oklahoma (Laurey, BTG) Pirates of Penzance (Mabel, CRT) Carousel (Julie Jordan, NAAP). As a director, she recently directed Cheeyang Ng’s Maya and Me for the this year’s Soundbites 6.0 Festival in NYC.  She is the Founder for Broadway Diversity Project and was a member of the 2018 SDCF Observership Class.  

 
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