TRADITIONAL PEACOCK DANCE
Dollie Joy Diaz was born and raised in the Philippines. In 2011, she started her dance education abroad at Columbia College Chicago and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Dance May of 2015. She has training in many styles such as Filipino cultural dance, Chinese classical dance, ballet, modern, and hip-hop.
She is a part of Flying Fairies Dance Troupe and is affiliated with The Chinese Fine Arts Society (CFAS). She performed Chinese dance at numerous events throughout the city hosted by CFAS. Performing at Navy Pier, Adler Planetarium, Field Museum, among others for Chinese New Year.
In 2013, She was casted in visiting professor from Central China Normal University, Mr. Zhang Yi’s faculty concert piece named Walking (行). She was also a cast member for Trae Turner’s faculty piece, Alpha, in 2014. In addition, she was a part of Repertory Performance Workshop where guest choreographers Erika Randall, Kristina Isabelle and Viktor Alexander created works.
Aside from dancing, she is multilingual fluent in Tagalog, English, Mandarin and Fookien.