of the FAPA President's Book Award!
Printed in America
© 2012 by Francoise M. Stotts
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be surprised if some of my sentences seem to read different.
It’s not you! It’s me. I wrote this little book
like I still speak… With a French accent!
This is a story of a life lived well and fully.
Would that we all had Frenchie’s spirit of adventure,
willingness to embrace change and joie de vivre. Formidable!
Carrie Seidman, Dance/Art Writer, Herald-Tribune
Frenchie! Legendary Françoise Stotts (Les Folies
Bergères, Claude Lelouch’s (“Les Uns
et Les Autres”) puts the ultimate cap on her stellar
careers dancer/ choreographer, busy stylist and successful
artist-by penning her explosive memoirs…Riveting,
raucous, and ultimately moving. A grand tale.
Catherine O’Sullivan Shorr, Emmy award-winning
editor/director (‘Andy Warhol’s Factory People’)
Françoise has always succeeded at anything she set
her mind on. Now, she succeeds again with her book about
doing it all, with a true French style!
Kay J. Wight, former Vice President, CBS
is a Movie!
Patrick Nagle, Founder Sarasota Fringe Film
shoes on the dance floor, head in the star, an arabesque
of a life of art and creation, and it is not over…
Dominique Mandonnaud, creator of “SEPHORA”
brings a sense of style, elegance and glamour from the world
of dance and show business to everything she does!
Tony Zanetta, Author of the “David
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Once called “one of the most talented classical
dancers in Europe,“ Françoise Mandonnaud
Stotts was born in Limoges, France, became an American
citizen and lives in Sarasota, Florida. Hand-picked
by Roland Petit to join his world-famous ballet company,
Françoise (whose theatrical nickname is “Frenchie”)
toured the U.S. and performed as a featured dancer
throughout Europe on stage, television and in the
movies. She was last seen dancing on “STAR SEARCH
88”. After pursuing a second career as a photo
stylist in the U.S., she embarked on a third career
as a fine artist. Her paintings have been exhibited
in galleries, one-woman-shows, art festivals and art
centers in Williamstown, MA, and in Sarasota and Bradenton,
FL. “Frenchie…the artist”
is Françoise’s first book and the story
of a colorful and extraordinary life fearlessly lived…
and yours to enjoy!