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Diana Brownstone is thrilled to be a member of History Alive! She has proven herself a solid actress & comedienne as a Broadway singer and dancer and in leading roles Off-Broadway. 


As a young ballet student she danced with New York City Ballet in repertory. Then at thirteen she was awarded a scholarship to American Ballet Theatre while she attended the High School of The Performing Arts, aka the FAME’ school. She also was a principal dancer in that movie. Diana danced with ABT’s touring company, The Feld Ballet, and danced numerous guest artist roles around the country and with The Metropolitan Opera Ballet. Diana studied classical theatre and Shakespeare with the founding director of the New York Shakespeare Festival, Joel Friedman and has performed Comedy Improv at TheatreSports NY as well as with her own group Skitmarks.

Diana went on to sing and dance in numerous Broadway shows and has appeared on television on the Tony Awards and on Irving Berlin’s 100th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall. Her Broadway credits include Hal Prince’s Parade (original Broadway cast), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (original Broadway revival cast), and Hal Prince’s Candide (original Broadway revival cast). Her film & TV credits include:  The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Kate and Leopold, The Sopranos, Blue in the Face, The Nanny Diaries, Howard Stern’s Private Parts, Law and Order, and The Meredith Vieira Show. In addition to roles in numerous National tours and Regional productions, Diana has written and performed her own original comedy characters which you can see on her site. She is putting her characters together for her one-woman show. 

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Season 2, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
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