Joanne Franklin

Studio Manager

Joanne Franklin began dancing at a young age at the Daurice School of Dance in Boston, MA.  She graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a BA in Hotel, Restaurant, Travel Management.  In 1990, Joanne moved to Memphis to work at the Marriott Hotel.  While in Memphis she took and taught dance classes.  She began working at Studio B over 16 years ago.  She began helping backstage at recitals, which eventually developed into her current role as Studio Manager.  Joanne has been married to her husband, Barry for 21 years.  They have 2 children.  Avery is a Junior at The University of Memphis and Jordan is a Senior at Germantown High School. Joanne is currently the Studio Manager for Studio B and also works for Travel Leaders, where she has worked for 15 years.

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