• Ms. Christensen has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education with a Theatre Arts theme, as well as a Master of Arts degree in English Literature. Diana currently serves as the Artistic Director of Redding City Ballet; Artistic Director of Redding Theatre Company; and the owner/director of The Redding Arts Project, a preforming arts studio and the official training school for Redding City Ballet.

    Ms Christensen has resided in Redding since 1991 and has always been dedicated to education in the arts. Upon arriving in Redding she became involved in the development of the highly popular music department of Shasta High School choreographing over thirteen musicals that include the well-known Broadway hits 42nd Street, Music Man, My Fair Lady, Crazy For You, Oklahoma, 'Lil Abner, Once Upon a Mattress, Bye, Bye Birdie, and Hello Dolly! After leaving Shasta High School in 2004 to establish her own theatre company and develop a community theatre arts culture in Redding, Ms. Christensen went on to produce and direct South Pacific, Guys and Dolls, Singin' in the Rain, Footloose, High School Musical, and The Secret Garden for the stage of the Cascade Theatre. Her most recent choreography credits include RCB's Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, and Shasta College's production of The Producers.

    Ms. Christensen also enjoys being in the spotlite, occasionally. A few of her stage performances include Don Quixote, Cinderella, Bravura!, Dance Sketches, Broadway on the Green, Celebrate Dance, The Shasta College Dance Festival, Peter Pan, High School Musical, and RCB's annual The Nutcracker. She is also a wife, mother, and grandmother to some amazing people.