From a young age Brianne Cannady recognized she had a love for dance but found her passion through her feet. Brianne has been tapping since 1996. Brianne began dancing at All-Stars Dance Center when she was in the first grade and studied under Kelly Kennedy and later Tiffany Jacquier. Once graduated from high school, Brianne began teaching for the senior and elite competitive groups while earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Westfield State University. In addition to All-Stars, Brianne has been an active member of The Boston Tap Company since 2009, under the mentorship of the founder/director Sean C. Fielder. Alongside BTC, Brianne has studied under and shared the stage with dancers such as Jason Samuels Smith, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Michelle Dorrance, Derick Grant, Chloe Arnold, Barbara Duffy, Khalid Hill, Bril Barrett, and many others. Not only has Brianne spent her years studying with BTC, but she has also extended her studies with Chicagonative Ian Berg in his company, Subject Matter, since 2012. Brianne has performed at multiple tap festivals and events to include, The Beantown Tap Festival, DC Tapfest, NJ Tapfest, Chicago Human Rhythm Project, the Institute for the Rhythmic Arts, and the Inside/ Out Stage at Jacob’s Pillow. Currently, Brianne is attending Westfield State University to earn her Masters’ Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. Besides teaching at the dance studio, you can find Brianne working as a one-to-one instructor at The May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. PEACE, LOVE, & TAP!
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