Francesca is a British-Chilean Director and Theatre-Maker. She trained on the MFA in Theatre Directing at Birkbeck. She was Resident Director at Oxford Playhouse and Resident Assistant Director at Leeds Playhouse. She was recognised in 'The Stage 100’ in 2021 for her contributions to the industry during the pandemic, and her play The Runner was nominated for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award.
Selected credits as Director: Frida (Northern Opera Group); Alice In Wonderland (Theatre on Kew); Love In the Time of Corona (Jermyn Street Theatre - also as writer); Doggerland, Silent Statues (National Youth Theatre); Dance Protest (Bunker Theatre); La Llorona (Dance City); King Lear (Rose Bruford); Ref! (Space2); The Runner (Theatre Deli, Oxford Playhouse, Edinburgh Fringe).