Recipient of Stage Raw’s nomination for leading actress in Arthur Miller’s critically acclaimed All My Sons as Kate (Lounge Theatre); Ovation nominated performance in the West Coast Premiere of Philip Ridley’s The Fastest Clock in the Universe as Cheetah Bee (Celebration Theatre); Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award (LADCC) nominee of McCulloh Award for best revival of a play in Tennessee William’s Orpheus Descending as Vee/Nurse/Woman (Theatre Theatre); West Coast Premiere of John Belluso’s A Nervous Smile as Eileen (I.C.T.); John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves as Bunny (Matrix Theatre); John Patrick Shanley’s Beggars in the House of Plenty as Ma - directed by Larry Moss - (Theatre Theatre); Moss Hart’s Light Up the Sky as Frances & Brian Friel’s Translations as Sarah (Actor’s Co-op); Beth Henley’s Crimes of the Heart as Lenny (Promenade Actor’s Studio). At the nationally recognized Colony Theatre, she has produced and acted in numerous productionsJohn Murrell’s Waiting for the Parade as Janet; Frank D. Gilroy’s The Only Game in Town as Fran; John Morgan Evan’s Daughters as Marcia; Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers as Bella; Jerry Sterner’s Other People's Money as Kate; Bob Randall’s David's Mother as Sally; Jonathan Bolt’s To Culebra as Agnes; Sylvia Regan’s Morning Star as Sadie; A Grave Encounter as Marianna; Gone with the Wind In Five Minutes (Colony Theatre). Theatre/New York…A Theatre History as Multiple Characters; The Stolen Kitchen Sink as Mother; Chekov’s The Three Sisters as Masha; Strindberg’s The Stronger as Miss Amelia. Film/TV… “Sons of Anarchy,” “World Trade Center,” “Detective,” “One Wish,” “Eight one Eight,” “Law and Order,” “Life on Liberty Street,” “General Hospital,” “Loving.”  She trained in New York with Yevgeny Lanskoy of the Stella Adler Studio and The Meisner Technique with Kathryn Gately; Shakespeare with Jeremy Geidt, and Alfred Molina.  Francesca is grateful to be a part of one of the most unique and award-winning theatre companies in Los Angeles.