Destiny Diaz

Destiny Diaz

Artist

Destiny Diaz is a Dominican-American dancer and choreographer from the Bronx, New York. She moved to South Florida at the age of 12. In 2012, she was accepted into the Academy of Arts and Minds High School, where she studied the fundamentals of dance. This led to her acceptance at New World School of the Arts College. In this program, she performed works by Robert Battle, Ohad Naharrin, and Mark Morris and earned her BFA degree in the performing arts. Outside of college, she assisted choreographers such as Adele Myers, Sandra Portal, and Jona Biddle. As a freelance dancer, she has performed in Art Basel since 2018 and has performed for Herman Payne, Jamar Roberts, Hattie Mae Williams, and Peter London. To deepen her research as a choreographer/artist; Destiny has attended The Gaga Lab in NYC, Pina Bausch Emergent Artist Intensive with Eddie Martinez, and Archcore 40 in both Canada and NY with Jennifer Archibald. In 2022 she was selected as a residential choreographer for Miami DanceMakers performed in the Perez Art Museum and was selected as a cohort for 2024 Grass Stains under the direction of Pioneer Winter. In the commercial world, she has worked on Telemundo with numerous artists and was a Mermaid dancer for the Miami Marlins baseball team. She is currently a company member of the Gloria Eve Dance Company in New York City and Syncopate Collective. While working with multidisciplinary artists, creatives, and collaborators she’s working on the idea to build a connection between dance and the real world. Characterizes her thoughts to make them come to life, Transforming them to become 4-dimensional for us to observe, marinate, feel, and digest; Touching bases on topics that may make us feel uneasy but with satirical sentiment.

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