Francesca is a currently working as an Associate Mechanical Integrator with TAIT, where she works to bring individual show elements together to integrate them into single cohesive projects. Francesca received her MFA degree in Technical Design & Production from the Yale School of Drama. Prior to attending graduate school, Francesca lived and worked in New York City as a Technical Direction Apprentice at The Juilliard School. Her time at Juilliard motivated her to pursue graduate school, and further develop her technical and management skills.
She was first introduced to technical theater in high school and went onto pursue a BA in Theatre Arts with a concentration in Design & Technology at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Here Francesca fostered her passion for technical design and problem-solving.
Francesca has had the privilege of working with companies including Productions on Point, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, and PRG. In these experiences she has cultivated a drive for new challenges, team building, and growth both professionally and personally. She treasures the community she has found within this industry and the people who have mentored her along the way. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.