Rain Francis

Founder & Director

Miss Rain trained at Shirley McDouall School of Dance, Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School and the New Zealand School of Dance. She has worked as a dancer, choreographer, teacher and writer in the USA, UK, Australia and Ireland, primarily with the National Ballet of Ireland and Opera Australia. She has won several awards for her choreography, including 1st place in the Australian Choreographic Competition, and was a regular contributor to Dance Europe magazine, Dance Informa and other dance publications. She holds a Diploma in Dance Performance, a Diploma in Dance Teaching & Management, has completed all of her Royal Academy of Dance examinations and has over 20 years of teaching experience.

Miss Rain started Rain & Lucky Academy of Dance in February 2016. The school’s mission is to provide a nurturing space for children to fall in love with ballet and performing arts, while providing the finest quality in training.