Ann Francis is from San Francisco, California, where she trained with the San Francisco Dance Commons (ODC)’s teen company. She received her BFA in Dance at Adelphi University under the direction of Frank Augustyn, graduating with distinction and a recipient of the Ruth St. Denis Prize. During her studies she spent a term abroad at the London Contemporary Dance School. While at Adelphi, she performed works by Aszure Barton, Orion Duckstein, Jennifer Kreichman, and Adelheid B. Strelick. She has also performed works by Joy Douglas of Douglas & Co, and Parijat Desai’s Dance In The Round. Alongside performing, Ann Francis was the Company Administrator for TAKE Dance’s 2019 New York Season and a Moving Toward Justice Fellow at Gibney Dance in New York City.