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A few things about me...

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My journey as an actor began at 5 years old, 

when I was cast as “the Ringmaster” (the only speaking part!) in our kindergarten Circus play.

After graduating from Notre Dame, I completed the Actor Training Program at the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, 

and went on to play “the White Rabbit” and “the Dormouse” in their World Premiere of WONDERLAND.

I was one of the lead producers on the NYMF production of SMOKING BLOOMBERG 

[Recipient of the Festival’s Audience Award, Honorable Mention for Best Book of a Musical]

while simultaneously originating the roles of “Mayor Bloomberg (and others)” onstage.

Other notable New York credits include:

“Burrs” in Michael John LaChiusa’s THE WILD PARTY at Columbia Stages, directed by Saheem Ali;

"Old Major" and “Benjamin the donkey” in George Orwell's ANIMAL FARM

[Drama Desk-nominated New York premiere].

One of my favorite experiences was playing “Sam (and others)" in FULLY COMMITTED, directed by David Alpert,

[Recipient of the Wilde Award for Best One Person Show].

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Recent News

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

December 2021

Francis performed the role of "Charles Dickens" (narrating and playing everyone but Scrooge) in James Armstrong’s 2-person adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Passage Theatre Company, directed by Artistic Director C. Ryanne Domingues.  In addition to portraying a multitude of characters, it was his first time onstage since the pandemic started.

RUNNING LINES

October 2020

Filmed before the pandemic and released in the middle of it, Francis appears as "Jeff" in the Award-winning web series, RUNNING LINES, created by Dani Marcus and Tim Werenko.

SHEAR MADNESS

August 2019

Francis had the pleasure of playing the delightful "Tony Whitcomb" in the hilarious whodunnit that is SHEAR MADNESS up until March of 2020, when the pandemic interrupted its historic run at The John F. Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts.

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