Brianna Calderón started her dance journey at the age of two when she played young Simba in a Lion King recital. After that, Brianna joined Danceworks Costa Rica and trained there for fifteen years. Throughout her dance competition years, Bri has earned international recognition as Radix Dance Convention Core Performer top 10 female national dancer, Break The Floor’s international audition senior first runner-up, Tremaine Dance Nationals teen and senior overall highest scoring soloist, Intrigue’s Dance Convention Apprentice, HYPE and All Dance Convention top 3 highest scoring soloist. She has balanced her competition and convention experience with technique, performance and career seminars like Ballet Plus, New Century Dance Project, and Professional Dancers Institute. Brianna has trained with and performed work by Francisco Gella, Matt Luck, Kirsten Russell, Talia Favia, Jesús Velasco Mondragón and Sofía Sanchez. In 2018 she performed in a duet created by sister Bianca Calderón which won both the YoungArts Foundation and NCDP choreography awards. She has recently earned, through academic achievement recognition in Saint Jude School, The Sports Athlete Certificate granted by The World Academy of Sports. She continues her training and career mentorship with Francisco Gella and plans to join the Point Park University dance department where she was accepted with a scholarship through the New York City Dance Alliance College Audition.