Francesca Montanile Lyons (she/her) is a director, performer, visual artist, and educator based in Philadelphia. Across mediums, her work seeks to disempower shame and taboo through playful honesty & voyeuristic delight. Credits include co-creating/directing Dear Diary LOL (PHL FringeArts & New Ohio), Rough & Tumble (Cannonball Fest & LeMondo), Van Gogh Shogh by Donna Oblongata (PHL Fringe), Legal Tender (PHL Fringe & AntFest), Fourth Quarter (FPA Fest), directing Die, Dumping, Die! (MuralArts), Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea (UArts), and performing/co-creating Girl Poop (2018-2021). MFA in Devised Performance, UArts/Pig Iron School (2016). BA in Theatre Arts & Performance Studies, Brown U (2011).