Ms. Brictson grew up dancing and training in both Elgin and Chicago. A graduate from Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, Hanna accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago in 2004. Within her 12 years dancing at RNDC, Ms. Brictson choreographed on the company, worked as Rehearsal Assistant, and performed all over the world.
Hanna most recently danced and assistant Rehearsal directed for two seasons with Visceral Dance Chicago. Hanna has danced in works by Frank Chaves, Robert Battle, Danielle Agami, Nick Pupillo, Monica Cervantes, Mauro Astolfi, Ivan Perez, Sidra Bell, Lauri Stallings, Harrison McEldowney, Sherry Zunker, Frank Chaves, Luca Signoretti, Anton Rudakov, Julia Rhodes,and Kevin Iega Jeff. Hanna has also worked with ODC in San Francisco and Northwest Dance Project in Portland. Her choreographic work has been set on Dance Works Chicago (2018), Dance For Life (2018), Chicago Ideas Week (2018), Eisenhower Dance Detroit “New Dances” (2018), Visceral Dance Chicago “WITHIN” (2017,2018), University of Iowa Dance Department (2017), Still Inspired Chicago (2017), Dance In the Parks Chicago (2016,2017), MADCO Dance Company St.Louis (2016), River North Dance Chicago (2015), Kmart National commercials (2016), high school dance teams, and competitive dance studios through out the country. She has taught in Israel, Russia, Germany, and all over the U.S..
Miss Brictson has now turned to creating her own project of work called Hanna Brictson and Dancers. Her company most recently performed in Dance For Life 2018, and Chicago Ideas Week 2018. HBD continues to grow in the Chicago Scene, bringing dance into peoples lives. She also directs, trains and choreographs for her own youth company “ Integrity Dance Company” based in the suburbs of chicago. Miss Brictson has been recognized for her dedication to the dance art form and her career in Dance Magazine on two separate occasions and is also a former Princess Grace Dancer Nominee and also a Princess Grace Choreographic Fellowship Nominee.