Graduating summa cum laude, Diana Lozano holds an M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts, in Integrated Media through the schools of Theatre, Performance Art, Design and Technology. After grad school, Diana went on to further her studies in clowning, mask work and physical theatre at Dell Art'e International in Blue Lake California. She continues to take yearly intensives in disciplines ranging from Butoh and Corporeal Mime, to mask and eva foam fabrication, in order to evolve both her performing arts and design vocabulary.
Currently, Mrs. Lozano is faculty at New World School of the Arts where she also received her B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. She teaches a variety of course both in the high school and collage divisions. These courses include, improvisation for actors, movement for actors, freshmen mentorship program and a course she personally developed and curated; Self Expression. As part of the curriculum she directs her the yearly freshmen showcase that presents her students cumulative work throughout the school year.
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CREATIVE PRODUCER | ENTERTAINMENT DIRECTOR
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In 2002, Diana founded CircX. Through her company she has produced, directed, designed and created for thousands of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to some of the country's premier theatres as well as music/film/art festivals.
As seen on the Travel Channel, she was the creative producer and director for Miami's longest running resident cabaret; The Chat Noir Club. Running from 2008 to 2009 at Dream nightclub in Miami Beach, each week feature a different spectacle. Throughout the past decade she has been the creative producer and director for several more night club residencies including; Lava at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in upstate New York, Madame Monsters at Score Night Club Miami Beach, and Dolls, Dames and Delights on South Beach.
In 2008 she was commissioned by the Miami Light Project to create a multidisciplinary production premiering at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Out of thousands of applicants, she was awarded the Knights Arts Challenge grant to produce Miami-centric cabaret at the Gleason Room, backstage at the Fillmore the Theatre for 2013 -2015. Most recently, she was awarded the Knights New Work 2020 grant to reimagine what performance will be like in the age of Covid-19. Finally this lead to the conception and co-production of Ignite Your Light, a walk-trough seasonal open air immersive attraction at C.B. Smith Park.