Frances has a rich career background as a dancer, teacher and arts administrator. After training at the London College of Dance and Drama she went on to teach drama and dance in different adult education settings and lecture in the Performing Arts at several colleges. She has run Island Arts Venue in Broadstairs presenting touring contemporary dance and drama companies, promoted dance region-wide via Kent Dance Enterprise, and been a board member for Loop Dance Company. From 1998 until joining People United in 2010, Frances was the Marketing Manager at the Gulbenkian Theatre in Canterbury. Frances now ensures that everything from our communications to our finances run smoothly.