Frankie is the founder and co-director of GUTS Dance Central Australia, based in Mparntwe/Alice Springs. Born and raised in her desert home, her work as a dance artist spans performance, choreography, teaching, community-based projects, program creation and facilitation, and sector advocacy.
Frankie has worked extensively as a performer, choreographer, collaborator and producer throughout Australia and abroad for both big and small companies, but mainly on myriad independent projects and platforms that champion experimental and diverse artistic expression.
Since 2018, GUTS Dance has created and produced multiple works with award-winning teams of artists that have been presented across Australia and internationally, while also being deeply committed to local dance programs for young people. GUTS Dance was awarded an NT Human Rights award in 2021.