Pascale Florestal

Visiting Guest Artist Professor, Theatre

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Pascale Florestal is a first generation Haitian American Queer Woman. She is the Education Director of The Front Porch Arts Collective - a black theatre company committed to advancing racial equity in Boston through theater. Pascale created and manages The Young Critics and Apprenticeship Program. She is the Associate Producer of "The Reading Series", "Black Out Events" and other productions. Pascale is an Elliot Norton nominated Director, Educator, Dramaturg, Writer and Collaborator based in Boston, MA. Recent directing Credits include: "Fairview" with SpeakEasy Stage, "Spring Awakening" at Brandeis University, "The Colored Museum" with The Umbrella Performing Arts Center, "Once On This Island" with SpeakEasy Stage, "This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing" with Emerson Stage, "Everybody" with Boston Conservatory and others. As an Assistant to the Director she has worked with Timothy Douglas, Liesl Tommy, Billy Porter, Paul Daigneault and M. Bevin O'Gara. Pascale served as the Associate Director to Gil Rose on "X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X" with Odyssey Opera and Kimberly Senior on "Our Daughters, Like Pillars" at The Huntington Theater. Pascale also serves as the Associate Director for The Broadway National Tour of "Jagged Little Pill". In 2021 Pascale was named one of the WBUR ARTery 25 Artists of Color Transforming the Cultural Landscape in Boston. In 2020 she won the Inaugural Greg Ferrell Award for her excellence in teaching and supporting young people. Pascale is an Assistant Professor of Theater at Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music and is a full member of the SDC Union.


BA, Ithaca College

Pascale Florestal - Suffolk University

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Courses Taught

  • BLKST-102 Arts & Culture from the African Diaspora
  • CI-118 Theatre at Work
  • SF-126 Boston Theatre Scene
  • THETR-437 Ensemble Singing