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Francesca Casale

Francesca is grateful to be a part of one of the most unique and award winning theatre companies in Los Angeles. Her theatre credits include Light Up the Sky; Frances Black, and Translations; Sarah Johnny Sally, right here at the Actor’s Co-op.  At the nationally recognized Colony Theatre she has produced and acted in numerous productions, including Waiting for the Parade; Janet, The Only Game in Town; Fran Walker, Daughters; Marcia Rodd, Lost in Yonkers; Bella, Other People's Money; Kate Sullivan, David's Mother; Sally Goodson, To Culebra; Agnes, and Morning Star; Sadie Felderman, about which the LA Times coined her the “She Bitch Extraordinaire.”  A crowd favorite was performing her legendary Gone with the Wind In Five Minutes; the entire ensemble, for The Uptown Gay and Lesbian Alliance at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. Other credits include Orpheus Descending; Vee Talbot/Nurse Porter/Woman, directed by Lou Pepe (Theatre Theatre); the critically acclaimed West Coast premiere of A Nervous Smile; Eileen, directed by Lynn Ann Bernatowicz (I.C.T. Long Beach); The Fastest Clock in the Universe; Cheetah Bee, a meat loving Octogenarian, 2008 Ovation Award nominee for Featured Actress in a Play (Celebration Theatre); The House of Blue Leaves; Bunny, opposite her husband JC’s Artie, directed by Laura Henry (Matrix Theatre); the critically acclaimed Beggars in the House of Plenty; Ma, to JC’s Pop, directed by the one and only Larry Moss (Theatre Theatre). In New York, Crimes of the Heart; Lenny, The Three Sisters; Masha, The Stronger; Miss Y, Six Characters In Search of an Author; Leading Lady, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; Gymnasia and The House of Bernarda Alba. Film/TV; Sons of Anarchy; World Trade Center; Detective; One Wish; Law and Order; Life on Liberty Street; General Hospital Francesca trained (and sparred) in New York with Yevgeny Lanskoy and Kathryn Gately.