Francisca is Portuguese and started dancing at the age of three. She trained in classical ballet and jazz at Centro de Dança do Porto and she performed multiple leading roles with the Company of Porto. In 2015, she joined the Institute of the Arts in Barcelona where she trained with numerous well-known choreographers, was awarded Dance Student of the Year 2016 and performed in Barcelona, Sitges and Valencia. In 2018 she graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) and moved to London to work with Holly Noble on her new production “Snow – a Modern Ballet”. Since then, Francisca has been performing in the UK, Portugal, Abu Dhabi and she is also a teacher and choreographer with the London Dance Company. ‘Ballet with Fran’ will be a great opportunity to explore your creativity and get familiar with the ballet world. The sessions will be adapted and personalised to each family so everyone can make the most of it. From Disney improvisation to proper ballet repertoire, this is the time to fall in love with dance.
Fun Fact: Fran’s first professional dance job was at Disneyland Paris so she’s very good friends with Minnie and Mickey Mouse!