Kate Weare Company : Artists

Nicole Vaughan-Diaz, Dancer

NICOLE VAUGHAN DIAZ (Dancer) began her training in Miami, Florida, where she later joined Momentum Dance, from 2007-2009; performing as part of Art Basel, the Miami Dance Festival, as well as Momentum’s annual residency in Oaxaca, Mexico. In 2013, Diaz graduated cum laude from the University of South Florida with a BFA in Dance Performance, where she participated in works by Doug Varone, Michael Foley, Rosie Herrera, Colleen Thomas, and Ben Munisteri. She has both studied and performed solo work in Paris, France as part of USF’s Dance in Paris program, before moving to New York City in 2013. This is Diaz’s fourth season with Kate Weare Company.

Current Dancers

  • Douglas Gillespie, Guest Artist
  • Julian De Leon, Dancer and Rehearsal Director
  • Nicole Vaughan-Diaz, Dancer
  • Ryan Rouland Smith, Dancer
  • Kayla Farrish, Dancer
  • Thryn Saxon, Dancer
  • Current Collaborators

  • Sarah Cubbage, Costume Designer
  • Mike Faba, Lighting Designer
  • Curtis Robert Macdonald, Composer
  • Clifford Ross, Set Designer and Fabric Imagery
  • Kurt Perschke, Set Designer
  • Past Collaborators

  • Michael Hearst of One Ring Zero, Composer
  • The Crooked Jades, Composer
  • Michel Galante of Argento Chamber Ensemble, Composer
  • Christopher Lancaster, Composer
  • Brian Jones, Lighting Designer
  • Past Dancers

  • Leslie Kraus, Dancer
  • T.J. Spaur, Dancer
  • Adrian Clark, Founding Dancer
  • Luke Murphy, Dancer Emeritus
  • Jacquelyn Elder, Dancer Emeritus
  • Marlena Penney Oden, Dancer Emeritus
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