Francesca Lee is an Orange County based dancer, educator, coach, and athlete. As an honored University of California, Irvine Dance M.F.A alum, Francesca is currently enjoying her career as a sought out professional in the arts. She has performed with Fuse Dance Company, Bare Dance Company, and other Southern California choreographers such as Leann Alduenda and Christine Baltes. Francesca is Pilates certified with Dance Specialization from Body Arts and Science International under the direction of Karen Clippinger, and teaching at Core Reform Pilates in Newport Beach since 2011. She has also taught Jazz, Contemporary, and Pilates around Orange County, including Jimmie Defore Dance Center, and Maple Conservatory and looking forward to teaching in Alaska this summer. Her choreography has been selected for multiple dance festivals such as the Orange County Dance Festival, Jimmie Defore’s Pulse, Fuse Dance Company’s Synthesis, and American College Dance Association Festival. Her choreographic works also have been showcased in Italy. Currently, she is an Adjunct Professor at Mt. San Antonio College, Santa Ana College, and Cypress College. Francesca has experience judging dance competitions in Southern California through California Association of Dance/Drill Team Directors (CADTD) as well as choreograph for high school dance team’s in Southern California.