Kassy Francis grew up in Rowland Heights, CA and now resides in East Los Angeles, CA. She began her training in the art of dance and movement, at Chaffey College, enrolling in Jazz, ballet, modern, and hip hop classes in the school's dance program. Her first dance performance for the Chaffey Spring dance recital sparked a passion within that has never faded. Since then she has been a part of ENVY Dance Company, Academy of SWAG , THE MOB and is now a current member and Co-Director of A Tribe Called SHEROES, as well as an active member of ANTICS Performing Hip Hop Dance Company.
Some of Kassy's industry highlights have been opportunities to choreograph and dance for artist/singer Maryam Zadeh of TAPPS, co-choreographing and dancing for European EDM artist TENAJ, performing for Jamaican artist Big Mon and singer Queen Sessi, Dancing on a live TV commercial for Television show " The REAL " , free-styling in a music video for electronic music project Major Lazer video that was used for a Palladium Boots commercial, and being featured in a NTC NIKE TOUR promotional video.
Kassy continues to expand her horizons in the dance industry and community both nationally and internationally as a versatile dancer and also as a professional choreographer of various genres of dance & movement. She was a selected Choreographer for "Shut Up And Dance Hip Hop Festival and showcased her piece "Moving Into Me" , and also co-choreographer for the SHEROES Carnival debut of "Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil, and Fear No Evil" which was then turned into a video series.
Kassy was a part of the Choreography team led by Choreographer Marissa Herrera for the production "In The Heights" at Pasadena City College and recently was Dance Captain and Lead Dancer for the production "In The Heights" at the Lewis Family Playhouse.
The various styles of dance that she has trained in and performed includes hip hop, jazz funk, modern, contemporary, freestyle, krump, dancehall, and Afro-caribbean styles (AfroVibe). Kassy is currently teaching hip-hop, AfroVibe, and Modern/Contemporary dance classes in various cities of Southern California as well as internationally - sharing her love of dance with studios in Mexico, France, and more nations to come. Her love and passion for dance continues to grow as she nurtures her art form by delving in various styles and forms of expression -training with and dancing for a variety of artistic and talented dance souls throughout the World.