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Joan M. Francis Edit Profile

educator , Costume designer

Joan M. Francis, costume designer, educator. Recipient Best Costumes award, Dramalogue, 1997, Image award, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Theater, 2003, 2004. Member of Costume Design Guild, Los Angeles (California) City of C.

Background

Francis, Joan M. Daughter of Joan Marvinette Stapleton and Margeruite Anna Ray.

Education

Associate of Arts, Trade Technology College, 1984. Bachelor of Science, Woodbury University, 1992. Master of Fine Arts, University Southern California, 1994.

Career

Principal, owner Crejole, Inc., Los Angeles, since 1974. Adjunct professor Woodbury University, Burbank, California, 1986—1988, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1990—1994, Santa Monica (California) City College, 2002—2003. Costume designer Town St. Theater, Los Angeles, since 2002, My Uncle the Alien, Los Angeles, 1996.

Consultant in field.

Membership

Member of Costume Design Guild, Los Angeles (California) City of C.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Designing homes, restoring homes, dance, tennis.

Connections

Married Philip Andrew Francis, July 3, 1965 (deceased ). Children: Allison Erdin, Alicia Eileen, Alena Eve, Phyliss Anna.

father:
Joan Marvinette Stapleton

mother:
Margeruite Anna Ray

spouse:
Philip Andrew Francis

children:
Allison Erdin Francis

Alicia Eileen Francis

Alena Eve Francis

Phyliss Anna Francis