About Diane

“Diane Kimbrough is the best performance coach I’ve ever known or worked with. Every client I have sent her, whether beginner or pro, has been significantly transformed with more confidence, presence, energy and authenticity. I love the way Diane pulls out both the exciting and the real in my people. The subtlety of truly great performance is an art form, of which Diane Kimbrough is a master.”

Judy Rodman
Vocal coach, author, Power, Path & Performance

Presence. Expression. Communication. Style.

Diane Kimbrough is a live performance coach and
speaker. She works in both the entertainment industry and corporate world with clients who want to create a more commanding presence.

Diane’s unique, energetic approach teaches entertainers and business professionals how to engage their audience. She helps them convey their message with a dynamic visual presence and delivery style while bringing out the individual’s authentic personality.

With over 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Diane is one of the most in-demand live performance coaches in the country, with clientele ranging from emerging artists to top selling recording acts. Executives seek out Diane’s powerful coaching techniques to achieve a more compelling presence in the business world.

Diane Kimbrough stands solidly above the rest, with one foot planted in the entertainment industry and the other firmly in the business world and the clients just keep on coming.

As a nationally recognized choreographer and entertainer, Diane Kimbrough has appeared on stage and television with an array of stars from Garth Brooks to the L.A. Dodgers. Diane’s career has taken her to Europe, South America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East where she has directed and choreographed live shows for such high profile companies as IBM, Kawasaki, NCR, Chevrolet, Texaco, and Suzuki.

Diane’s work has appeared on every major television network. She has staged a wide variety of events from ABC’s “Monday Night Football” promo to “The All American Thanksgiving Day Parade” for CBS. She is a veteran of eight seasons of the Country Music Association Awards, staging such knockout numbers as Big & Rich’s “Loud”, Brad Paisley’s “Online” and a young Shania Twain’s show-stopping “I’m Outta Here.”

As a live performance coach and show director, she has worked with superstars like The Dixie Chicks and JoDee Messina, and currently with ACM Vocal Group of the Year, Gloriana, and pop sensation, Tyler Hilton.

Managers have sought her expertise for emerging artists like CCMA Rising Star Nominee Marlee Scott and the hot, south-Texas band, Rosehill. Her outstanding talent for coaching recording artists has been tapped by Arista, Atlantic, Capitol, Columbia, Epic, Mercury, RCA and Sony Records as well as a host of indie labels.

Diane Kimbrough’s success in the business world lies in her talent as a communicator. She is equally at home as a keynote speaker, a break-out leader or working one-on-one with every level of business professional. DeeAnna Smith, CEO, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, one of the top cancer research organizations in the US, brought Diane on board to individually coach their 37 directors and managers. The one-on-one coaching was so valuable to upper management that Diane developed a series of Lunch & Learn professional development seminars that were made available to the entire SCRI staff.

Diane’s expertise in performance comes in to play as she coaches executives on their presentation skills. David Brooks, owner of Brooks Consulting Group, brought Diane on board as he prepared for the production and narration of a safety video that would be viewed by tens of thousands of teachers throughout the Virginia school systems.

Diane completely engages her audiences in her Snap Seminars. This professional development series gives clients the edge with a refreshing look at every day business issues, in a snap. In addition to presenting these fast-paced one hour seminars, she has become a popular speaker and panelist for many organizations and schools.

Diane brings a keen sense of style and boundless creativity. Her high level of success is attributed to both her versatility and her unique talent for communicating.

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