Francesca is a UK born NYC based director whose New York production credits include: Scar Tissue at Dixon Place & Pete's Candy Store. Wrong Number at Hudson Shakespeare Co. & The Gallery Players, The C*nt at The Clemente, Polikushka, Overnight & Voices! at The Gallery Players, Naked at Joria Mainstage Theater, Manchild Psychiatry at Theater 54, Anniversary, Tunisia and In Paris You Will Find Many Baguettes But Only One True Love at Ensemble Studio Theatre Lab. Francesca has assisted William Carden on Headstrong and Neptune Kelly at Ensemble Studio Theatre, and Tom Rowan on A Little Night Music at The Gallery Players and Julius Caesar at Stella Adler Studios. Her UK highlights include: Wuthering Heights, Oliver!, Romeo & Juliet and The Crucible at Hayward Theatre.
Francesca started her professional career by teaching Theatre to high school students in Wolverhampton. She moved to New York in 2011 to pursue her career in theatre. In addition to directing, Francesca has worked in fundraising for off-off-Broadway Theaters and other not-for-profit organizations.