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The Dance Center of San Antonio is extremely pleased to partner with Costume Designer, Seamstress and Couturière Francoise Sell. In addition to providing her services to the Dance Center of San Antonio and Children’s Ballet of San Antonio, Francoise works as a private contractor, building tutus for individual dancers through her business Bespoke Ballet’s Tutu’s, and creates unique dance wear through her private label line Dancing Purls.

Francoise Sell specializes in designing and building unique and beautiful tutus and costumes for a variety of professional and pre-professional ballet studios and dancers needs. Mrs. Sell contracts with individual dancers to create custom tutu’s for each dancer’s need - including costuming needed for competitions such as Youth America Grand Prix. Francoise is meticulous in her work, giving attention to each detail and using only the finest quality materials to build each piece. Francoise Sell offers a rental service for costuming needs as well. We hope that you will search no further when looking for a solution to your costuming needs!


For more information about Francoise Sell and her services please visit her website or contact her at