Briana Moody (formerly Loya) was born in Tucson, AZ and raised in El Paso, TX. She is a TTU Graduate and has been performing as a musical theater actress for 17 years. After obtaining her theater degree, she went to perform for Disney Cruise Line, where she met her husband, Darin (her technician onboard). Briana and Darin lived in New Orleans after leaving the ships, running a small theater and working professionally in respective fields. They moved to Lubbock in January 2018, and now Briana works at the TTU Law Library and is pursuing multiple master degrees.
A few of her credits include Anything Goes, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Curtains, Footloose and her personal favorite, Rizzo in Grease. “I want to thank my husband for supporting all my crazy projects, my parents for raising me to be brave enough to pursue my dreams, and my teacher, Mrs. Rollins for giving me my first featured role. All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. – W. Disney