Briana has been dancing since she was three and teaching dance/choreographing since she was eleven years old. She began competitive dancing in Elementary School and went on to dance as an officer with the Junior High Drill Team Victoria Strutters, taking top honors in team, solo and ensemble competitions. Briana moved on to be co-captain of the JV Victoriadore Reserves, was first varsity officer her sophomore and junior years, and finished her high school career as the top officer, Major, of the internationally renowned Victoriadores. Each year she earned numerous Regional , State, National, and International Championships in solo, duet, ensemble, officer, and team divisions from Crowd Pleasers Dance, MA Dance, American Dance and Drill Team, Showtime International, Contest of Champions, Champions Contest, and Hall of Fame Dance Challenge. Briana was also awarded multiple National and International Miss High Kick Titles from American Dance and Drill Team.
Briana has been on staff with Crowd Pleasers Dance as an intern her junior year of high school, a camp instructor, and currently is a contest judge. She was also hand-picked to be an instructor for a small group of specialty camps with American Dance and Drill Team for several years. Her choreography has won numerous titles at every level and teams under Briana’s direction have won both regional and national titles. She has directed teams with the talented dancers at Dallas Power House, Dance FX, Dancin’ Bluebonnets, and 4D Dance.
While working as an instructor, choreographer, and director with studios and schools in Dallas, Houston, and the surrounding areas, she pursued the Dance Convention Circuit. She earned scholarships from various Dance Conventions and has been able to train under renowned choreographers in LA and New York’s finest dance studios.
Dancing will always be in Briana’s heart and a major part of her life. She looks forward to starting this new chapter in her life working with the many talented dancers in the Austin area.