Francesca Mintowt-Czyz is an actor, theatre arts educator, director, costume designer, and award-winning voiceover artist. She holds an MA in physical theatre and devising from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and, after two years as the Director of Theatre at Western Nebraska Community College, has decided to further her career by earning her MFA in performance at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). A member of British Actors Equity, she has toured internationally and performed in original, award-winning musicals. She has performed, taught and directed in the US, China, the UK, and across Europe.
Last year Mintowt-Czyz played the roles of Pamela/Margaret/Annabella in 'The 39 Steps' and Glory in 'Almost, Maine' (Theatre West), and Marie-Antoinette in 'The Revolutionists' (SCAD). She recently choreographed the University of Central Missouri's production of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime'. She is currently directing 'Lungs' by Duncan MacMillan along with 'Pochsy's Lips' by Karen Hines at SCAD and will be performing in the ensemble of 'All Shook Up' under the direction of Tiffany Everiste.
"Art is a ripening, an evolution, an uplifting which enables us to emerge from darkness into a blaze of light."
- Jerzy Grotowski