PELHAM, N.Y. -- The Picture House Regional Film Center in Pelham recently announced the appointment of Francile Albright as director of education.
Albright joined the staff of the historic movie theater at the end of December.
As director of education, Albright sets the vision, strategy, and curriculum for education at The Picture House and is responsible for the oversight and execution of all elements of the mission-driven education program for ages 4 through adult.
“We are thrilled to have Francile join our Picture House staff,” said Laura deBuys, executive director and president of The Picture House. “Her acting, producing, and teaching background provides the right combination of skills for the position. We’re looking forward to continuing to expand our educational offerings in the months and years to come, fostering filmmakers of all ages and increasing film literacy and appreciation. Francile is uniquely equipped to help us do that.”
Albright is a SAG-AFTRA/AEA actress, singer, voiceover artist, producer and teacher with a depth of experience gleaned from her work in the entertainment industry, plus five years running an independent film production company.
Since 2005, she has worked as an actress and singer in Off-Broadway productions at theaters, including Theater for the New City, McGinn/Cazale Theatre, Samuel Beckett Theatre, The Public Theater, and The Pearl Theatre Company, as well as starring as Anne in the national tour of "Anne of Green Gables" with Theatreworks/USA.
She has also starred in several independent films and worked as a voice artist on countless industrial videos and radio ads. In 2010, Albright co-founded Alberio Films, an independent film production company. She produced and starred in the company’s first film, "Equity."
Albright graduated summa cum laude with a master's of fine arts degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. She lives in Pelham with her husband, Chance and son, Finnegan.
The Picture House is at 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham.
For more info about The Picture House, visit www.thepicturehouse.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (914)-738-3161.