Project Description

Juan Palmieri Cast

Sophie Franco (Teresa & Nelly) is a Latinx actor/director/playwright working in the Seattle area. As an artist activist, Sophie prioritizes centralizing the narratives of people of color, the LGBTQIA community, and other marginalized folx. Recent credits include Viola in an English/Spanish bilingual production of Twelfth Night (Seattle Shakespeare Company) and Elena in Las Mariposas y Los Muertos (Forward Flux Productions). Other companies Sophie has worked with include: ACTLab, eSe Teatro, The Horse in Motion, and the Seattle Fringe Festival. This fall she dons her directing hat with Book-It’s The Upside Boy, an Educational Tour that will be seen by over 15,000 students across Washington state. You can catch her next January in b. with Washington Ensemble Theater. In addition, Sophie is on staff at Seattle Public Theater as the Associate of Education and Community Engagement Programs, and an ensemble member with Washington Ensemble Theater. Special thanks to Dr. Robert & Daniella Franco, Christopher Sande, Meme Garcia, and Ana Maria Campoy for their unending love & support!