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Francesca Fernandez McKenzie

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Francesca Fernandez McKenzie is an actor, educator and producer. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she has called New Orleans and New York City home. She was a co-Artistic Director of Yale Cabaret in its 50th season, an original member of the Asian and Asian American Coalition (aka Asian Potluck) and Yale School of Drama’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Working Group. She has worked as an educator with Urban Arts Partnership, Dwight/Edgewood Project, KidSmART, Play/Write, The Edible Schoolyard New Orleans and Arts Reach. She has shared her work in NYC (59E59, Daryl Roth Theater, The Lark) and regionally (CalShakes, Horizon Theater, Southern Rep, Mu Performing Arts). You may find her on PBS’ Great Performances’ recording of Gloria: A Life, and she was featured in American Theater Magazine as a “Theater Worker You Should Know.” In New Orleans, she was part of Cripple Creek Theater Company and is an ensemble member of Goat in the Road Productions. TV/Film credits include “Blue Bloods” and “The Locker Room Series.”