Tina Diaz, originally from New York, graduated with a BFA in Dance and a Minor in Psychology from SUNY Purchase. Upon graduation, she was awarded Purchase Colleges’ Outstanding Senior Award for her excellence in academics and artistry within the dance conservatory. Tina has performed in works by choreographers such as Merce Cunningham, Jose Limon, Andrea Miller, Hannah Garner, Nicole Wolcott, and Chih-Jou Cheng, and has worked with companies such as A-Y/dancers, RAWdance, MEAGmove, Common Canvas, The Rooted Space Company, Moonwater Dance Project, and Nexus Performing Arts. She is a current a company member with Chicago Dance Crash. Her choreography has been shown at New York Live Arts, Arts on Site (NYC) and Downtown Art (NYC). More recently, she was commissioned to create new works for New Dances, Dance in the Parks, Evanston Dance Ensemble, The Seldoms, and Little Fire Artist Collective.