INSTRUCTORS

paige diaz

jade diaz

kira diaz

rhiana diaz

Kira has been dancing since the age of two, training in the areas of ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, modern, and musical theater. She has studied with some of the most renowned dancers and choreographers from around the world including celebrity dancer/choreographer Roland Dupree, Kirby Reed, Joel Hall, and ballet master Avnun Yakubov. Kira has won countless dance competitions throughout the country and has choreographed and performed for networks such as NBC, Nickelodeon, and Radio Disney. In fact, she was invited to perform as a featured artist at Walt Disney World. Kira was named “Best Artist/Performer of the Year” at the Grammy’s Chicago Chapter, and has won numerous awards for her choreography over the years. For the past 8 years, Kira has worked in advertising as a commercial producer for Apple, but she never stopped dancing. She decided that it was time to go back to her true passion full-time and open up Diaz Studio of Dance with her sisters.

Jade has been dancing since the age of two, training in the areas of ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theater, and competitive dance team, in which she won state championships for choreography and dance. She has also choreographed and performed for networks such as Nickelodeon, Radio Disney, Chicago Jr. Luvabulls, and her college dance team. She has won numerous awards for her choreography that was featured on Disney and Nickelodeon. Jade appeared in numerous music videos before starting her career in production. For the past 6+ years she has worked in production for MTV Networks, Viacom, CBS, and Apple Music, but she never stopped dancing. Jade decided to follow her dream and open Diaz Studio of Dance with her sisters and share her love of dance with others.

Paige began dancing at the age of two, training in the areas of ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, musical theater, and hula. An actress since childhood, she has appeared in numerous commercials and television shows, such as ABC’s “The Middle” and Showtime’s “Shameless.” She has choreographed and performed for networks such as CBS, Apple Music, Nickelodeon, and Radio Disney. While pursuing her acting career, Paige became one of the top dance and fitness instructors at the most famous world-renowned gym based in Venice, CA. After realizing her passion for enriching other’s lives through dance, she teamed up with her big sisters to create Diaz Studio of Dance. Paige is a certified AFAA Group Fitness Instructor, certified Barre Instructor, and certified Spin Instructor.

Rhiana's dance journey began very young at Miss June's ballet school in Des Plaines, IL. Miss June was a strict, disciplined instructor who set the foundation for Rhiana's study of dance. Rhiana has trained in the areas of ballet, pointe, tap, modern, jazz and musical theater and studied with world renowned dancers including Celebrity Dancer/Choreographer Roland Dupree, Kirby Reed and Joel Hall. Rhiana started competing at a young age and has won countless dance competitions over the years. She has performed for networks such as NBC and has won numerous awards for her choreography that was featured on Disney and Nickelodeon. Rhiana was an on-air radio personality on the top radio station in Chicago.  For the past 10 years Rhiana has worked for one of the largest advertising agencies in the country. She's proud to be part of the Diaz Studio of Dance team.