Dianne Kaye is a Multi-ethnic Triple-threat Performer (Singer/Actor/Dancer), Educator and Producer based in New York City. Originally from Sydney, Australia, Dianne trained as a Talent-Based Scholar at the New York Film Academy (Musical Theatre Conservatory) and at the University of Sydney.
Dianne has performed in critically acclaimed musicals throughout the United States and Australia, such as ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Hairspray’ and 'Forbidden Broadway'. Most recently, she was lucky to tour the USA/Canada with the hit Nickelodeon Children's Musical 'Paw Patrol Live: Race to the Rescue' playing the roles of Everest and Farmer Yumi.
Dianne has originated a number of lead theatrical roles, some of the most recent being; of ‘Queen Bee’ in the immersive musical “The Bee and the Tree” (Mongrel Mouth), ‘Kim’ in the Pop/Rock musical “Single Room Occupancy” (BR Productions), ‘Kulet’ in "MB" the hip hop musical (Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre) and more. As a soloist, Dianne has sung at world-renowned venues such as the Sydney Opera House, The Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden and the Apollo Theatre. Irrespective of the grandeur of the venue or the scale of the production, her biggest thrill is being able to give heft to unique narratives, which can move and affect audiences of all ages and backgrounds, and is an advocate for diversity and cultural representation in the arts.
As an actor with a strong grounding in Improvisation and the Meisner technique, Dianne enjoys the unpredictable, fast-paced nature of the entertainment industry, and she prides herself in having the adaptability to develop with/for a whole range of production types. Her diverse skill set has also allowed her to build an impressive international portfolio in Film, TV, Voice-overs and commericals, representing reputed brands such as: NARS, Ester-C, Listerine, Harvard Business School, SONY, Silver Bullet, Arrojo Hair, Bailey Nelson and much more.
Dianne has an ever-evolving artistic vision and thirst for creativity. One of her biggest beliefs is that the only way art can grow is by sharing it. She enjoys writing, producing and collaborating with other artists any chance she gets. Dianne is also a passionate educator who is fascinated by the use of theatre as a vehicle for self-discovery and resilience in youths. In 2012, Dianne graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Sydney. When she is not on stage, she is in the classroom educating and inspiring students of all ages.
In Dianne's spare time she enjoys taking photos, travelling, spending time with her dog TyTy and painting! A true Aquarian, her favourite place in the world is the beach.
Some credits/awards include: Star Central Magazine’s ‘Female Artist to Watch Out For’ (2014), Artist Development grant winner: Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (2014) and Ars Musica Australis (2014). Young Theatre Maker's Scholarship: Australian Theatre for Young People (2012). Dianne is presently based in The Big Apple, and is represented by American Talent Management.