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Diana Salles, born in São Paulo, Brazil in 1996.

She embarked on her contemporary circus journey by joining the Escola de Circo e Artes Culturais in Brazil. There, she discovered a profound love for the art form.
In 2015 she enrolled at the Superior School of Circus Arts (ESAC), though the eyes of teachers such as Roman Fedin and Valérie Dubois she specialised in aerial silks. 


Following Diana's gradution she won several prestigious awards with her performance piece titled "Genèse." She received the bronze medal and the "Prix de la Ville de Paris" at the 40th Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain in Paris. The silver prize and the Public choice's prize at the Iberoamerican Circus Festival (FIRCO) in 2019.

Diana's philosophy is rooted in the power of connection and the transformative nature of the stage. She believes circus can bring people together, create unforgettable moments but also serve as a conductor of social issues. Over the years, circus has become the driving force in Diana's life, continually surprising and enriching her journey.

In 2023, Diana produced and was co-author of her debut solo show DELUSIONAL ''I killed a man'' , with direction of Firenza Guidi. The received the Best of Fringe - International bursary award during its premiere at the Amsterdam Fringe Festival. 

Currently Diana works with the Welsh National Opera as the Mother of Tadzio in Death in Venice, an Opera by Britten directed by Olivia Fuchs. 



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