Francesca Sobrer

After a long stint doing regional and educational theatre in Southern Indiana, Francesca is finally able to call Chicago home. Prior to her move here, she was the director of a theatre program for Bloomington High School North as well as teaching theatre (adjunct) for Indiana University in Bloomington, Francesca’s training began at the age of 14 doing summer theatre with the Theatre Workshop on Nantucket Island, where she grew up.

Subsequent training and experience took her to Smith College, the Neighborhood Playhouse, and SITI Company (Suzuki and Viewpoints). Her work as an actor and a director primarily focused on plays that encourage ensemble work some favorite productions include: Three Views of the Same Object, Sans Merci, Machinal, Waiting for Lefty, Madwoman of Chaillot, and Cabaret. Recent regional credits include The Glass Menagerie, The Walkabout Plays for Cardinal Stage, and Blessings from the Pandemic, with The Jewish Theatre of Bloomington Chicago credits include independent films, Ghostwriter (producer JC Farris) and Being Ian (producer Thomas Pace) John Gabriel Borkman for Raven theatre. Other credits include BXBS – Start of Something, and UW Lending, as well The Onion, the Aging Senator. Francesca a recent Moth slam winner is also very active in the vibrant Chicago story-telling scene.

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Location Chicago
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Height 5'5"
Hair Salt and Pepper
Eyes Brown