Vivianna DeSantiago is from Yuma, Arizona and received ballet training with Yuma Ballet Academy under the direction of Jon Cristofori and Kathleen Sinclair. She attended various Regional Dance America Festivals where she received full tuition scholarships to summer programs such as Ballet Arizona, National Choreography Intensive, and Orlando Ballet. She continued her training in Modern, Jazz, and Ballet at the University of Arizona School of Dance,where she has performed works by Martha Graham, Larry Keigwin, Sam Watson, and Michael Williams. She has also trained with contemporary and modern companies such as New Dialect, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Company. This is her first season with MADCO.