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Natasha Diamond-Walker

NATASHA M. DIAMOND-WALKER was born in Los Angeles, CA. Currently, she is a seventh season Soloist with the Martha Dance Graham Company and dances lead roles in Graham’s Appalachian Spring, Cave of the Heart, Ekstasis (solo), Herodiade, and Lamentation (solo). Natasha holds a memorable place in the company’s history as she was the first African American woman to perform Graham’s iconic solo Lamentation (1930) in America in 2020. While at Graham she has worked with and originated roles in the ballets of Nacho Duato, Kyle Abraham, Sonya Tayeh, Annie- B. Parson, Pam Tanowitz, Maxine Doyle, and Bobbi Jene Smith- to name a few! Apart from her work with Graham, Ms. Diamond Walker is a guest artist with Big Dance Theater (NY), and can be seen in many TV/Film projects including commercial campaigns for Hermes, Pure Barre, and GNC. She has co-starred on Fox’s Gotham and Netflix’s Friends from College. And most recently was was featured in Moulin Rouge Reed Luplau’s film Sixth Borough, as well as, Boaz Yakin’s Aviva with movement direction by Bobbi Jene Smith. Natasha is also a published author, movement consultant, and pilates instructor. She is a graduate from the Ailey/Fordham University BFA Program.

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