Diane Rosenblatt, Director of Development and External Affairs
An arts administrator and development professional with two decades of experience, Diane Rosenblatt served as a fundraising consultant to several dance organizations, including Shen Wei Dance Arts, before joining the Shen Wei Dance Arts staff. Prior to turning her focus exclusively to fundraising and development, she served as Executive Director of the Armitage Foundation/Armitage Gone! Dance (2007-2010), where she oversaw a 32% growth in the Company’s operations. She served as the Executive Director of Doug Varone and Dancers for ten years, where she produced more than 20 new Varone works and guided the organization’s growth from a small organization to a million-dollar operating budget. She has also served as the Marketing and Public Relations Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Acting Executive Director of the Michigan Dance Association, and Managing Director of Michael Mao Dance. She completed graduate coursework as a Ph.D. candidate in History at the University of Michigan and holds a BA from Boston University. She has published several articles on dance for Michigan publications. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.