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Arianna Esposito

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Born: November 25th 1985
Hometown: Manduria, Italy
Lives in: Bethesda, Maryland
Current status:

Arianna Esposito - is a former Professional Ballroom dancer, WDO World Championships Finalist in Ballroom and Showdance, The Open Worlds Finalist in 2022, Winner of RS Pro at the UK Open Championships 2017. Together with her husband and dance partner Gianni Caliandro they became the only couple in the history who dance over 300 competitions in Professional Division of DanceSport. Dance instructor, lecturer, choreographer, dance studio owner, national coach of DanceSport Federation (DSF).


Arianna Esposito started dancing at five years old with ballet. She did ballet for four years and then started Ballroom dance and Arianna's first partner was her brother. with whom she danced together for many years, before she met Gianni.

Gianni and Arianna met in 2008, at first they were together in romantic relationships and week later decided to move together and to dance together. Since 2008 they competed in hundreds of competitions and accomplished the highest level.

As Amateurs Gianni Caliandro & Arianna became European Championships finalists in 2010.

2011 Gianni and Arianna moved to America and made a decision to continue their dancing career in Professional Division of DanceSport. Since that time they accomplished to become one of the most experienced Professional dancers based on amount of competition they have competed in Pro division.

They made finals in all major events in USA, 2017 RS Professional Ballroom Champions at the UK Open, Vice Champions at the Blackpool Dance Festival RS Pro, 2017 World Championships Finalist in ShowDance, 2023 WDO World Professional Ballroom Finalist in Naples, Italy.


2024 Asian Open 2024 7th Place in Japan - Tokyo

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