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Diana Theodores, PhD

International Performance Coach, Author, and Director

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Diana Theodores is an internationally recognized performance coach specializing in embodied leadership and presence. As director of Theatre 4 Business Ltd., she works with executives of multinational companies in a variety of industries, applying her experience in professional theater direction, dance training, and human development work to the principles of great performance on the business stage. She also serves as joint director of the Impact & Influence and Speaking to Inspire programs at the Cranfield School of Management’s Praxis Center, and as a facilitator at the school’s Center for Customized Executive Development. She previously co-founded and directed Boardwalk Leadership, a training center and consultancy that works with companies to advance their diversity and inclusion goals. In her latest venture, Theodores is a coaching trainer and facilitator with The Third Act, a pioneering organization that is exploring and piloting development programs for employees over age 50.