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Diane Postoian
Artist: Diane Postoian
1 Midland St, 
North Providence,  RI 02911

Telephone: 401/487-1400
Email: dianepostoian@gmail.com
Artist Category: Storytellers
Artist Type: Education


In a group or one-on-one, Diane’s spontaneous humor and boundless energy are contagious. Three decades of performing, teaching, directing and adapting books for the stage, earned Diane Postoian an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Rhode Island College in 2006. Additionally, she has received grants from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, the June Rockwell Levy Foundation, the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation, the New York Department of Cultural Affairs, and the MetLife Foundation. Her programs include: Do That Again! facilitates story-play and pretend to promote a young child’s spontaneity, sequential recall, and critical thought, while exercising their social and emotional development. Pre K-1. ElderArts works with individuals in small groups or one-on-one to stimulate social interaction, relaxed communication, personal stories and improvisation. Adults. Say What? gently directs those interested in polishing their presentation and public speaking skills. Teens and up. Fee: Varies Recent work 2014 ‘Arts day’ Mansfield CT. middle school Say What? Riverzedge, Woonsocket 7/10 Do That Again, Creative Drama once weekly at the Hope Academy Providence ElderArts, Improvisation at Cortland Place, Greenville, assisted living 1/14-12/14

Artist's Website: http://www.dianepostoian.com

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