Gianna’s experience is a unique blend of ballet, contemporary and jazz. Her passion is to teach, perform and inspire. She received her Associates in Dance at Scottsdale Community College, and is a 2 year veteran performer for Instinct Dance corps, and Scottsdale Jazz Ensemble. Gianna trained for 8 years under Studio-3 owner Amanda Faith Franco and Dance Connections’, Lori Johnson and Lisa Waddell.
She has danced competitively and was privileged to work under the direction of nationally known choreographers as Chad Michael Hall, Christopher Dolder, Peter Chu, Keith Johnson, Mike Esperanza, and Anne Reinking. In addition to performing, Gianna has a special interest and is trained in kinesiology and anatomy for dancers, where she presently teaches jazz and conditioning here at Dance Connection. She is also director and instructor of the Fountain Hills Middle and High School’s Dance Clubs. Currently Gianna is attending Grand Canyon University where she will receive her Bachelors in Dance Education in 2015. Her vision is to motivate and encourage today’s young dancer.