Field Notes

PSST: Francesca Piantadosi

Our PSST conversation from February 21st welcomed Francesca Piantadosi to talk about her work teaching playwriting in Prisons.

You can listen to the full talk here.

Francesca Piantadosi (Playwright Instructor) is an award winning playwright who hails from Portland, Oregon. She’s been a participant at Seven Devils Paywriting Conference; a Finalist for the Rosenthal New Play Prize, Seattle Rep’s New Work Festival, Ojai Playwriting Festival, Orlando Shakespeare Festival, JAW, New Harmony Project, Play Labs (Playwright’s Center Minneapolis) and has had productions from Bangalore, India to New York.

For the past three years she’s been teaching playwriting (a program she started) at MacLaren Correctional Facility (which serves men age fourteen to twenty six.)