Joined Boston Ballet in 2011
Diana Albrecht joined Boston Ballet in 2011 and was promoted to Second Soloist in 2015.
She began her studies at Academia Elizabeth Vinader, followed by Studio Nicole Dijkhuis and Centro de Danca Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She went on to train at San Francisco Ballet School and The Washington School of Ballet on scholarship. Prior to joining Boston Ballet, Albrecht danced with Companhia Jovem de Ballet do Rio de Janeiro under the direction of Dalal Achcar and with The Washington Ballet.
She is a recipient of the National Award of Dance, and was classified in the Top Twelve Senior Division at Youth America Grand Prix in 2005. In 2008, Albrecht was featured as one of "25 to Watch" by Dance Magazine. Albrecht has performed leading roles in George Balanchine's The Four Temperaments, Rubies, Who Cares?, and Serenade; Christopher Wheeldon's There Where She Loved; Mark Morris's Drink to me only with thine eyes and Pacific; Twyla Tharp's Baker's Dozen and Push Comes to Shove; Edwaard Liang's Wunderland and As above so below; Christopher Bruce's Rooster (Rooster Girl, Not Fade Away); Anna Marie Holmes' Le Corsaire (Odalisque) and Don Quixote (Queen of the Dryads); and Septime Webre's The Nutcracker (Sugar Plum Fairy, Dew Drop Fairy), among others.
Her Boston Ballet repertoire includes George Balanchine's Symphony in Three Movements, Episodes, Jewels and Theme and Variations (Demis); Harald Lander's Études; John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet; Jorma Elo's Awake Only and Close to Chuck (Reborn); Rudolf Nureyev's Don Quixote (Kitri's Friends), Florence Clerc's La Bayadère and La Sylphide; Petr Zuska's D.M.J 1953-1977; José Martinez's Resonance; Sir Frederick Ashton's Cinderella (Summer Fairy); Hans van Manen's Black Cake, Jerome Robbins' The Concert; Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker (Snow Queen, Dew Drop Fairy, Ballerina Doll) and Swan Lake (Pas the trois, Cygnets, Pas de Cinq); Val Caniparoli's Lady of the Camellias (Dream Marguerite), among others.