In her life long career as a physical comedienne, Diane Wasnak, toured for ten years as a clown and acrobat with San Francisco’s Pickle Family Circus, was featured in Cirque du Soleil’s “Mystere” and has performed internationally with various theatrical groups. Diane received her acrobatic training from LuYi, Master Trainer for the Pickle Family Circus and apprenticed with Master Mime, Tony Montanaro. Diane was MoCap stunt double for Jada Pinkett Smith in the “Matrix” games, and on stage Diane received major acclaim for her portrayal of “Puck” in Marin Shakespeare Company’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. In 2006, Diane and her dog, Bonzer, made their Broadway debut in “Busker Alley” starring Glenn Close and Jim Dale. Diane was also the first woman cast in Actor’s Theatre of Louisville’s production of “A Tuna Christmas”, in which she portrayed 11 characters. Her career spans three decades with many more credits in Stage, Film and Television.
Backstage West - Bouquet Award - Puck, Marin Shakespeare "Midsummers Night Dream"
San Francisco Performer of the Year 1st runner-up - clown "PIno" Pickle Family Circus