Assistant Director of Shakespeare in the Schools
Francesca Chilcote is a teaching artist, performer, and choreographer in the DC area. After earning a BA in Theatre from The College of William and Mary, she earned an MFA in Physical Theatre from the Accademia dell'arte in Arezzo, Italy. Her masters thesis work focuses on female roles in the commedia dell'arte. While there, she co-founded Women From Mars, an all female clown troupe, which toured their production, "Silent Reflections", in Europe and America. Her background includes performing, direction, movement, playwrighting, and mask making. She is passionate about arts education, and very excited to be joining the ETC team, and bringing Shakespeare to the Schools!