Brianne Burnham Pottorff graduated from Brigham Young University in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in dance education. She had previously received an associate's degree of general studies from LDS Business College. In 2014, Burnham performed in Inner Child, a dance film produced under the direction of Assistant Professor of Dance, Karen D. Jensen, and funded by the Laycock Center for Creative Collaboration in the Arts.
In 2015 she was a dancer in Theatre Engine: FlashMob, a multi-media performance that combines live dance with smartphone technology and audience participation. This project was funded by an Oscarson Discovery Grant and BYU's Laycock Center, and was featured in a Scenic Design Commission section at the 2015 USITT Conference.