ARIANNA RUSS (MADCO) began dancing in her hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and received her BA in Dance and 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. During her two seasons with them, 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 is thrilled to join MADCO’s main company for their 43rd season!