Pascale Florestal is a Freelance Director, Dramaturge, Educator, Writer and Collaborator based in Boston, MA.
Born and raised in Miami, Florida Pascale 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 we rarely see on stage. 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 Kimberley Senior, Liesl Tommy, Billy Porter, Paul Daigneault, and M. Bevin O'Gara. Directing credits include; La Divinia with Opera Del West, Deferred; An Episodic Radio Play with NorthEastern University, Virtual Attendance by Miranda Adekoje with The Huntington Theater Company; Dream Boston Audio Plays, Tam’s Two Dads by Michael Bobbitt with The Theater Offensive, Back The Night by Melinda Lopez at Boston College, We Are Proud to Present… by Jackie Sibblies Drury at Brandeis University, Marie & Rosetta by George Brant at Greater Boston Stage Company, Code Listen by Shaw Pong Liu at The Millenium Stage of The John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center, Shrek The Musical! (Greater Boston Stage Company), An Education in Prudence (Open Theatre Project) and Kentucky by Lean Nanako Winkler with Pine Manor College.
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 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.