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Diane Wasnak and Jaron Hollander

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Commedia dell'Arte
Diane Wasnak Diane Wasnak was encouraged to perform by her Grandparents at an early age. She received formal training at the Antic Arts Academy from the State University of New York in Purchase, did an apprenticeship with mime master Tony Montanaro, and learned acrobatic skills with Master LuYi from the Nanging Acrobatic Troupe. Diane has performed internationally with Ping Chong's Fiji Company, The Pickle Family Circus, L.A. Circus, Cirque Ingenue, Cirque Neuvo and Cirque Du Soliel, to name a few. Stage work includes, Marin Shakespeare Co., 42nd Moon Productions, and Miracle Theater. Diane has also been in numerous commercials and independent films. She most recently was the MoCap stunt double for Jeda Pinkett in the upcoming Matrix Movies and game. This past December Diane graduated from the San Francisco SPCA Dog Training Academy as a Trainer and Counselor. She is currently working on a new act with her Australian Shepherd, Bonzer. You can find her online at www.dianewasnak.com

Jaron Hollander

Jaron Aviv Hollander is a clown, actor, director, acrobat, and aerialist. With a BA in theater from UC Santa Cruz, and a graduate of the Dell'Arte School of Physical Theatre, he was a co-founding member of Impaact Theater. Jaron has been in New Zealand for the last year to study Aerial rope and hand balancing with master teacher Alexander Schukin. Jaron's most recent work in the Bay Area was Impact Theatre's "Commedia 2000" and Make A Circus' summer 2000 tour "Zucchinis Unplugged."

 



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