Discipline: Theatre – playwriting

Francesca Zambello

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2010

Francesca Zambello is a director. She is the genereal and artistic director of the Glimmerglass Festival and the artistic advisor of San Francisco Opera, where she directed a new production of Wagner’s RING cycle. She directed CARMEN in the NCPA (National Center for the Performing Arts) in Beijing. She worked on a collaborative project with Terrence McNally and Deborah Voigt.



Francesca Zambello worked in the Watson studio.

Built in 1916 in memory of Regina Watson of Chicago, a musician and teacher, this studio was donated by a group of her friends, along with funds for its maintenance. Originally designed to serve as a composers’ studio with room for performance, Watson was used as a recital hall for chamber music for a…

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