Francesca Cipponeri is a dancer and choreographer in the San Francisco Bay Area and is delighted to be part of The Dance Affair Family. She has always loved teaching and has spent her dance career studying Jazz, Modern, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, and Aerial Silks. She recently received her Masters in Fine Arts in choreography from Mills College in Oakland, CA with an emphasis in modern dance and is currently a performer both in the dance and theatre worlds of San Francisco and San Jose, CA. Francesca has performed with the Buglisi Dance Theatre at Lincoln Center in New York, NY and with the SF MOMA. She strives to encourage her students to dream big and challenge themselves as a performer. She is thankful for her students as they inspire and remind her each day to dance with wonder and with joy.