Ann was born and raised in Dallas, Texas where she studied dance with both the Texie Waterman and Buster Cooper studios. She continued her training into college and graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Southern Methodist University.
As a performer, Ann danced professionally as a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader appearing in various commercials, television shows and movies in the United States and Japan. She also danced on the television show "Dance Fever" and was a featured part of their national commercial.
After college she began her own dance troupe, Ann Briggs Showworks, performing at various conventions in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Their most popular western cancan girl show was even featured on an MTV segment with the popular band INXS.
Ms. Briggs-Cutaia has taught for various dance studios as well as for Ice Capades, Dallas County Community Colleges and for several years was Mr. Dick Chaplin's assistant in teaching adult and children's classes. She is a certified teacher in dance by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification and has recently gained her certification as a school counselor. For twelve years she taught dance classes and was a high school drill team director in public schools.
Like her husband, Joe, Ann Briggs-Cutaia is an active member of the Dance Council of North Texas and is on the Scholarship and National Tap Dance Day committees.
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