Franz joined the DanceLova Dance Academy faculty in November 2020. He is creative, a community builder, and movement artist dedicated to cultivating compassion within communities and building authentic connections through explorative and expressive movement.
Franz began his dance journey in 2014 when he co-founded and led Beckman All Male dance team.
He was then introduced to the dance community when he joined Kaba Kids from 2015-2018, becoming captain during his last year. He then joined GRV, a professional dance company where he was awarded “Newbie of the Year” and received many opportunities, like performing with BTS on America’s Got Talent. Franz is also a certified personal trainer and an advocate for sustainability, good health, and wellness. Currently, Franz co-directs and choreographs with international choreographer Mitch Villarreal, the founder of Outer Class dance team. Franz’s mission is to utilize creativity, entertainment, and radical empathy to inspire and serve people from all walks of life.
At DanceLova, Franz coaches Ladies of Lova, one of the academy’s competitive hip hop teams alongside recreational hip hop classes for children and adults.