Francesca Savige | Biography

Francesca trained in acting, directing at QUT and furthered her studies at RADA (UK), Shakespeare & Company (US). She was a 2017 recipient of the Sandra Bates Directors Award, a 2015 Globe International Actors Fellow (Shakespeare’s Globe, London), and a 2010 Churchill Fellow to investigate Shakespeare & Community Theatre in South Africa.  

 

ACTING: Sport For Jove Theatre Company; Rose Riot, Winter Education seasons 2016-20, Moby DickAll's Well That Ends WellA Doll's House, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Cyrano De Bergerac, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, The Comedy of Errors, The Tempest, Macbeth. Darwin Festival/Barking Gecko; In A Dark Dark Wood; Auckland Summer Shakespeare; As You Like It; International Actors Ensemble; The Comedy of Errors (Mexico, 2016). Old Fitz;Inner VoicesKayak. Griffin/NORPA; Thomas Murray and the Upside Down River. Parramatta Riverside; Shellshock. Griffin Theatre Company; Girl in Tan Boots. Queensland Theatre Company; Away, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Female of the Species, The Crucible. On screen, Frankie has appeared in Packed to the Rafters, Home and Away, the internationally acclaimed webseries Starting From Now; Feature Films Burke and Wills and Marley, Someone, and a number of short films including The Beehive, Undeadicated and It's All About the Attitude. In 2014, Francesca was nominated for a Sydney Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in an Independent Production for All’s Well That Ends Well as well as for Best Actress in a Supporting role in an Independent Production for A Doll’s House. DIRECTING. SFJ: Rose Riot (Assistant Director), The Servant of Two Masters (co-Director and Adaptor) 2018 Winter Education Season – Macbeth, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (AD); One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (AD), Othello (AD), The Second Age Project 2013, 2014 & 2016 (Co-Writer/Director); Ensemble: Wolf Lullaby (Director), Taking Steps, Buyer and Cellar (AD) Bell Shakespeare: Such Sweet Sorrow Director; QUT:Cymbeline (AD). Ubom, South Africa: Romeo and Juliet (Co-Director). Frankie is a proud member of MEAA.

Associated Events: 
Adaptation and Director
A Marquise / Chef / 3rd Poet / Sister Claire
Director
Kristine Linde
A Marquise / Chef / 3rd Poet / Sister Claire
Assistant Director
Starbuck
Soldier from Wales, Eleanor Duchess of York, Scrivener 
Soldier from Wales, Eleanor Duchess of York, Scrivener 
Assistant Director
Assistant Director - Othello, The Tempest & Dream
Alonsa - The Tempest | Titania/Hippolyta - Dream
Lady Macbeth
Putnam Girl
Assistant Director
Emilia
Francesca Savige | Biography

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