Francoise is a graduate of Abilene Christian University with a double major in Psychology and Intercultural Communications and also has a life degree in sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and fiber work. She has been in the business of sewing since 2000, starting with custom home décor accessories and later transitioned to designing and building unique and beautiful tutus and costumes for a variety of professional and pre-professional ballet studios and dancers. Francoise is the wardrobe manager and costume designer at the Dance Center of San Antonio and for the Children’s Ballet of San Antonio. Francoise also works as a private contractor, building tutus for individual dancers competing in the Youth American Grand Prix through her business Bespoke Ballet’s Tutu’s. In addition, Francoise also owns her own private label dance wear line, Dancing Purls. Francoise believes in giving her clients the utmost care for the finer details, using beautiful fabrics and the highest quality materials. To learn more about Francoise’s business and her services for your costume solutions, please visit her website or click here to learn more!
For more information about our onsite dance wear store please visit our Spirit Store page!
Christabel Cook, a San Antonio native, brings years of experience in digital marketing, social media, public relations and photography. She enjoys being the voice and story teller for brands and increasing brand awareness. Having started her business over 7 years ago (www.bellascamera.com), she is self taught continuing to educate herself as she stays on top of current trends. Beyond digital marketing, Christabel has a passion for non-profits, supporting local community efforts and you can occasionally catch her on the big screen or in local productions. Follow her at @cbellacook!