Pascale is a lover of new play development working as the Boston Project Coordinator with SpeakEasy Stage 2018-2019. She has also directed several staged readings of new plays by Michael Hisamoto, Marcus Gardley, Obehi Janice, Phaedra Michelle Scott, Greg Lam and others. Recent dramaturgy for Christina Anderson’s play The Resurrection of Michelle Morgan with Geva Theater, Antoinette Nwandu’s Pass Over with SpeakEasy Stage Co-Produced with The Front Porch Arts Collective and Breathe & Imagination by Daniel Beaty with Lyric Stage Co-Produced with The Front Porch Arts Collective. She is the Education Director and Associate Producer for The Front Porch Arts Collective where she created The Young Critics Program, an educational program that strives to foster and incubate the next generation of arts critics. She is an Assistant Professor of Theater at Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music and is the recent recipient of The Greg Ferrell Award for her excellence in teaching and serving young people.
Pascale Florestal is a Freelance Director, Dramaturge, Educator, Writer and Collaborator based in Boston, MA.
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Pascale is a first generation American from Haitian descent. She was introduced to theater accidentally in high school when she stumbled into the drama room looking to get community service hours for graduation. Since then she has been hooked on theatrical experiences that shed light on narratives of the global majority and the queer community. She graduated from Ithaca College with her Bachelors of Arts in Theater Studies. During her time in college she studied Theater in London through the IC London Program and spent a semester at the National Theater Institute at The Eugene O'Neill Theater.
As an Assistant Director Pascale has worked with Timothy Douglas, Kimberley Senior, Liesl Tommy, Billy Porter, Paul Daigneault, and M. Bevin O'Gara. Directing credits include; Everbody with Boston Conservatory, This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing with Emerson College, I am this place with Plays in Place, La Divinia with Opera Del West, Deferred; An Episodic Radio Play with NorthEastern University, Virtual Attendance with The Huntington Theater Company; Dream Boston Audio Plays, Tam’s Two Dads with The Theater Offensive, Back The Night at Boston College, We Are Proud to Present.. at Brandeis University, Marie & Rosetta at Greater Boston Stage Company, Code Listen at The Millennium Stage of The John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center, Shrek The Musical! with Greater Boston Stage Company, An Education in Prudence with Open Theatre Project and Kentucky with Pine Manor College.