Assistant teacher & Performer
Frances Lawrence is one half of RÆCE, the London-Frances also brings a broad dance experience; a recent Dance
based dance partnership known for fusing
Contemporary with Afro-Caribbean movement.
And a twice featured Profundo! guest teacher and
performer with RÆCE at Cuban Rhum Jungle.
Frances began dancing aged 3, starting with
Ballroom & Latin American dance, and danced this
for the next fifteen years. This extensive training
gave her essential partnering skills that she went
on to apply to social dance. Has also spent time in
Santiago de Cuba. Her knowledge encompasses
casino, son, rueda, rumba, Afro-Cuban, chachacha,
and reggaeton. Her authentic cultural experience
in Cuba shaped her dancing style into one that is
not only intrinsically and authentically Cuban, but
is also complimented by a wider knowledge of
Cuban dance evolution, cultural immersion and
fluency in Spanish
Graduate from London Metropolitan University, her Foundation
Degree included a heavy focus on dances of the African Diaspora and
the Caribbean, alongside Contemporary Dance and Ballet plus
independent training in Argentine Tango, Kizomba, Swing and Hip-
Hop, all flavours which she brings to her unique salsa style.