Birthplace
Bucharest, Romania

Training
Choreography High School Floria Capsali, Bucharest; Bolshoi Ballet Academy

English National Ballet
Joined 2016, First Artist 2017

Previous company 
2015-2016, Romanian National Ballet

Career highlight
Dancing Kitri from Don Quixote and the first couple in George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations 

Favourite role 
Manon

Role would like to dance 
Juliet

Other info
2013 – Second Place YAGP (Youth America Grand Prix) Junior category, 2013 Finalist YAGP, New York and 2012 Gold Medal – World Ballet Competition. Loves painting and singing and animals and has a puppy named Richie. Francesca was named in Pointe Magazine’s ‘Stars of the Corps’ list following her performances as the Chosen One in Pina Bausch’s Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring) in 2017