Instructor, Competition Team Assistant
Arianna Russ began dancing at Accent on Dance in her hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and received her BA in Dance along with a BS in Human Physiology from the University of Iowa in 2013. Upon graduation, Arianna performed at New Territory/Cuerpo de Danza in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, Green Space Bloom Dance Festival and DUMBO Dance Festival in New York City before joining the Milwaukee Bucks Dancers in 2014. She represented the Milwaukee Bucks for two seasons, during which she traveled and performed internationally in London and throughout Canada as a leading dancer. Most recently, Arianna received her MFA from the University of Iowa, where she was able to perform in festivals and with the Cedar Rapids Opera. She continues to perform as the newest main company member of the St. Louis-based Modern American Dance Company (MADCO), and is lucky to teach funky moves to talented kids every week!