CHOREOGRAPHER

Antonia has choreographed for both British and American companies and has her own Company 'AFD Just Dance', which premiered in July 2015, performing at The Valetta Opera House, The Royal Winchester Theatre, London, and recently The MMA Centre, NYC. 

She is an Award-winning Producer of The New York Ballet Stars (The Royal Festival Hall, The Queen Elizabeth Hall), and toured Harrogate and the Sintra Festival. 

Antonia has choreographed for several European and American Companies and most recently has had two NY premiers, She Holds Out Her Hand with The New York Theatre Ballet collaborating with Claire Van Kampen and Say My Name, Barnard/Columbia Dancers with Composers Karen Le Frak and Allen Shawn. 

Antonia also choreographed for theatre with Othello, starring Mark Rylance at The Globe Theatre in London directed by Claire Van Kampen and was Movement Director for The Other Place at The Park Theatre.

In April 2019 Antonia presented Shift for The Emerging Choreographers Program at the 92stY, New York, and most recently created Liberandum for Joaquín De Luz and Katie Currier for Theatre Real Madrid and Skirball in June 2019.

Recently she premiered Uncaged her second collaboration with composer Writer Director Claire Van Kampen for The New York Theatre Ballet in Feb 2020.

"Antonia Franceschi’s Uncaged, which I found to be an intriguing work, one which created a slippery, ambiguous world of complex relationships. It also used the dancers’ technique well, extending it subtly with its full, three-dimensional use of the body. I’d like to see more work by Franceschi. "
February 2020
Marina Harss
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