Golriz, originally from Iran, has called Denver her home for more than a decade. She is currently obtaining her B.A. degree in International Studies from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Golriz embodies what Bella Diva Dance is all about; she is an independent, empowered, and worldy woman who is about sharing that experience with other women in the Colorado area. Golriz speaks fluent Persian, her native language, and speaks conversational Spanish and Arabic. Golriz was the Secretary of International Affairs for the Undergraduate Student Government, and has also served as President of the International Student Organization at the University of Denver during 2010-2011, as well as the Chair of the University’s Festival of Nations, which Bella Diva Dance has participated in the past 3 years.
After starting with Caitlin as her private coach for competitive figure skatingin her early teens, Golriz starting studying Middle Eastern dance with Caitlin in 2009, and has been a part of Bella Diva Dance since its inception in 2010.
Currently, Gorliz is bringing her strong communication skills and customer service talents to the table in order to organize various Bella Diva events and performances. Golriz also serves as Stage Manager when not performing on the stage.