Francoise was born in Mali, West Africa and trained as a dancer in France and Monte Carlo.
She joined the Sydney Dance Company in 1979 as foundation member, where she remained for eleven years dancing in their many national and international tours.
From 1990 Francoise commenced teaching dance on a freelance basis at NAISDA Dance College. In 1993 she joined the Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre (AIDT) as Rehearsal Director and appeared with the company as the Choreographer and Dancer while touring internationally.
Francoise has choreographed numerous dance theatre works for various theatre groups across the Central Coast and Sydney such as; Newtown Theatre, Laycock Street Theatre, Bondi Theatre, Penrith Theatre and many more.
Francoise has been teaching Ballet Technique at NAISDA Dance College since 2007.