Frances is a producer and director based in East Sussex. She graduated from Oxford University in 2018, and since then has worked extensively in live performance across the South East and further afield. Alongside her work with Frankly Speaking Productions (which she co-founded), she has produced on London's off-West End and at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe festivals, both as a freelance producer and as company producer at cross-arts physical theatre and opera ensemble the New Renaissance Collective. She has also worked on a number of the UK's largest touring productions as well as two seasons of Christmas pantomime in a wide range of capacities. Frances is passionate about working in the community and was a long-running volunteer coordinator for Lewes Community Volunteers. She has also been involved in volunteer-driven Brighton Open Air Theatre since 2018, and is currently a producing for Sussex Dance Network on community arts project Alternative Tours of Brighton & Hove.