Diana Lynn Carter


Diana Lynn Carter has been a performing arts educator for 29 years. She has taught music and theater arts to children in schools, at performing arts studios, online, and through various community agencies. Diana has also taught staff development workshops for teachers with her program, “Integrating the performing arts into the core curriculum.” Since 2015, she has been the artistic director at Creative Kids Performing Arts in Pismo Beach, California.


Diana is the author of children’s music albums, educational songs, children’s musical plays, reader’s theatre, music videos, and contemporary music compositions. She credits her creative approach to teaching to her experience working in entertainment and broadcasting. Some of her musical works can be found online at: iTunes, amazon.com, Cd Baby, and at www.shopatcreativekids.com. Diana’s music is also available for licensing at www.musicsupervisor.com.


She is the mother of two grown daughters who are performing arts educators and her teaching colleagues at Creative Kids Performing Arts. She has three imaginative and energetic grandkids and is known as Nana Diana to many of her younger students.

Diana Lynn Carter

Artistic Director