The Scottish Ballet commission has been awarded to Diana Loosmore.
Diana trained at the Queensland University of Technology and toured throughout Australia.
In London, she performed for Jeremy James and Company, Red Rain Dance Theatre, Paul Douglas’ Small Bones Dance Company, Mark Bruce Company, Rafeal Bonachela and Richard Alston Dance Company, appearing in his BBC Masterworks The Rite of Spring. She has appeared alongside Snag Project choreographers Joanne Fong and Sarah Warsop at the Royal Opera House and Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Diana danced with Siobhan Davies Dance Company on the 2003 Bank Project and since joining Scottish Ballet as a soloist in Spring 2003 has performed in Page’s Acrid Avid Jam, The Nutcracker (The Governess/Dame Mouserink), 32 Cryptograms, Nightswimming Into Day, Refurbished Behaviour, The Pump Room and Cinderella (Stepsister), Alston’s Dangerous Liaisons (which she also performed as part of the Dance Umbrella Gala), Petronio’s MiddleSexGorge, Davies’ White Man Sleeps, Forsythe’s Suite From Artifact (Mudwoman), and Ashton’s Façade.
Diana received a Herald Angel Award for excellence in her performance of Page Works during Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2005.