Francesca Amari

Cabaret Director and Coach

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Nominated as Best Jazz Vocalist in the 2018 & 2020 Coachella Valley Music Awards, Francesca Amari is an award-winning, versatile singer/cabaret artist from Palm Springs, CA, who has performed at top-rated cabaret clubs from New York to Hollywood, including Birdland Jazz Club, the Metropolitan Room, The Triad and the 92nd Street Y in NYC; The Gardenia, Catalina Jazz Club, The Mbar, Rockwell Table and the E Spot/Vitello’s in Hollywood; Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego and The Purple Room in Palm Springs; earning rave reviews for her entertaining cabaret shows. She tours the country with her critically-acclaimed Gilda Radner tribute and has performed and studied with such cabaret luminaries as Andrea Marcovicci, Karen Mason, Marilyn Maye and Sam Harris, among others.

During the pandemic, Francesca is in month 10 of a weekly livestream called \”Cocktails & Cabaret.\” She teaches The Art of Cabaret performance class and helps singers craft and build their own cabaret shows. Francesca has been teaching and directing theatre for 30 years and has an accessible, approachable and creative teaching and consulting style.