Nadia Sunde plays the role of Professor Francesca Falconette at Harry Potter book events. Sunde is one of Australia’s most celebrated and highly acclaimed children’s theatre writers and performers. An internationally and nationally awarded singer–songwriter, she is also the author of two children’s books, an experienced music educator, actress, comedian and ABC radio presenter. Sunde has written four children’s theatre shows and also works as a freelance creative consultant, producer, director and performer in adult and children’s theatre. Sunde uses her skills as a professional performer to engage children in a vibrant and interactive presentation, using drama and comedy to activate children’s imagination and creative curiosity.