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Antonia Franceschi


Antonia Franceschi is an alumnus of NYCB where she performed works created on her by Balanchine, Robbins, Martins and in London by Baldwin, McGregor, Clarke and Phillips, among others.

Recent choreography includes: Idaspe for Pittsburgh’s Quantum Theater and Chatham Baroque, Bayhem Theater; and the upcoming premiere of an original work for Joffrey school this May.

Antonia produced four seasons of The New York Ballet Stars, which performed at The Queen Elizabeth and Royal Festival Halls, Sintra and Harrogate Festivals.

Her company, “AFD JustDance” toured to sold out audiences at the Valletta Opera House, Winchester Theatre, and New York’s 92 St Y. She has choreographed extensively for UK and US companies, and choreographed Othello directed by van Kampen for The Globe Theatre.


Her autobiographical play, Up From The Waste directed by Nancy Meckler was performed at The Soho Theatre and POP8, another original work in which she collaborating with Mark Baldwin, Zoe Martlew, Terry Braun, and Ballet Black was performed at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre.

(Updated 2023)