Tracy Cameron Francis is a theatre director, interdisciplinary artist and social activist based in New York. She is also the co-founder and artistic director of Hybrid Theatre Works, which works at the intersection of performance, social activism and international exchange. She has directed and developed work with HERE Art Center, Red Bull Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, Williamstown Theatre Festival, LaMama Umbria (Italy), NY Arab American Comedy Festival, Martin Segal Theatre, Monarch Theatre, NY International Fringe Festival, Falaki Theatre (Egypt), Alwan For the Arts, International Wow, Terra Nova Collective-among others. She has assisted directors: Sam Gold, Josh Fox, and Gia Forakis and shadowed the director on HBO’s “True Blood”. Select credits include: “Comedy of Sorrows” (U.S. Premiere, HERE), “Broken Heart Story” (U.S. premiere, Center for Performance Research), “The Screens” (Red Bull Theatre Revelation Reading Series), “The Maids” (Curious Frog Theatre *Backstage Critics pick), “Psalms of a Questionable Nature” (NY Int. Fringe Festival, *critics pick, best of fest), “A Marriage Proposal” ( Falaki Theatre, Cairo, Egypt), “El Sebou” (Alwan for the Arts) , “Now Means Yesterday” (W Hotel Union Sq.). Francis also devises original socially engaged work merging dance, video and installation in site-specific locations. She has worked as a teaching artist for recent immigrants at The International Center in NY and has served as a guest director for Fordham University and the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. Francis has been invited at speak at numerous conferences on international theatre and activism including “Cultural Diplomacy and Global Performance” ( Georgetown University), “Arts in One World Conference” (Brown U.) “The Re-Orient Forum” (Golden Thread Productions), and “Theatre In Conflict Zones Conference” (Lamama). Core member of Theatre Without Borders, member of Lincoln Center Directors Lab and member of SDC. B.A. Fordham University Lincoln Center.