JOIN US IN OUR MISSION FOR PERFORMING ARTS IN AURORA, Co.
Grand Design Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Grand Design is dedicated to: preserving and keeping alive, primarily, the performing arts of African Americans, yet inclusive of other cultural performing arts; to provide entertainment and raise the awareness of the public and an appreciation by the public through performances, concerts, presentations, visual art exhibits and cultural awareness training for the benefit of the residents in Aurora and the metropolitan area.
The performing arts range from vocal and instrumental music, dance and theatre to pantomime, sung verse and beyond. They include numerous cultural expressions that reflect human creativity and that are also found, to some extent, in many other intangible cultural heritage domains. We at Grand Design Inc.
Cynthia Francis joined GDI in 2019. Over the past 30+ years, Cynthia has worked as a Subcontract Administrator, Commodity Manager, Information Management Specialist, Strategic Project Specialist and Senior Shareholder Account Rep.
These positions span from the U.S. Air Force and private sector. While in the Air Force, she supported the Intelligence Division and Fighter Squadrons at Ramstein Germany and ended at the Intelligence Division at Langley Air Force. She started her career at Randolph Air Force Base within the Manpower Personnel Center as an Information Management Specialist. The 1980s were spent in various Active duty U.S. Air Force duties. In 1991, she began various private sector duties which included a tour in Iraq as a Subcontract Administrator and Expeditor in Operation Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn. She has no roots as she’s a product of a Military family. However, she’s now very proud to claim Colorado as home.
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Our Gallery depicts our rich history in the arts and our commitment to promoting the arts in Aurora.
"One of the best preservers of Cultural Performing Arts in Aurora and surrounding areas. Their passion to the Arts is incomparable! We appreciate all they have done with our group. They have ignited the minds of the entire class to include the Arts!