Dina DiCostanzo is an actress/singer/dancer/director/choregrapher who performs regularly in and around Chicagoland.
Her stage accomplishments include work at Marriott Theatre Lincolnshire, Drury Lanes Oakbrook and Water Tower, Paramount Theatre, Victory Gardens, The Mercury, The Lakeshore, Theatre at the Center, Northlight Theatre, Center Stage Baltimore and Capital Rep in Albany NY.
She earned a Jeff Award nomination for her performance as Flaemmchen in Grand Hotel at Drury Lane, Water Tower.
Directing and choreography credits include Porchlight Theatre, Music on Stage, Fremont Street, and more.
Dina has appeared in numerous television and print ads for Marshall Fields, The Roomplace, Aurora Health Care, Payless Shoe Source, Cottonelle and more, and has taken on roles in independent film and television productions. She is also the face of the widely acclaimed Love, Lulu Mae line of ARTcessories—designer fashion pieces “for the modern woman with a vintage soul.” Dina has taught social dance (Swing and Charleston), tap, and other dance forms to teens and adults at all levels and choreographs for several theatres.
Some achievements in the last few years include performing as Marisa in Women on the Verge at TATC, Anytime Annie in Paramount Theatre’s production of 42nd Street, Arabella Rittenhouse in Animal Crackers at Center Stage Baltimore, Gabriella in Boeing, Boeing at the Drury Lane Oakbrook, Prawn in My One and Only at the Marriott Lincolnshire and playing Cindy Lou Huffington in the cotton-candy pop musical, The Marvelous Wonderettes, with successful runs in Chicago and Albany, New York.
When not working on a stage production or on the road with the International Auto Show as a product specialist she can be seen flapping and twirling her pearls as Lola at Tommy Guns Garage, Chicago’s longest running dinner theatre review!
On her down time, Dina enjoys toddling around town as a regular of the Chicago swing dance scene, shopping for vintage clothes, and eating cupcakes…thanks for visiting!