Evelyn Francis (Director of Programs) an innovative theatre artist, educator and administrator with experience working directly with over 10 Boston area arts organizations. Evelyn’s M.A. in Theatre Education from Emerson College culminated in a thesis, which examined the effects of devised work in the lives of LGBT youth. Evelyn joined The Theater Offensive as the lead teaching artist for True Colors: Out Youth Theater in 2001. As a result of her work with the program, True Colors was designated the 2008 Social Innovator for Empowering Youth through the Arts by the Social Innovation Forum. In 2006, she became the Director of Education and in 2010 she was promoted to her current position as Director of Programs.
First in a new series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.