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Frangione, Lucia


Lucia Frangione is an internationally produced award winning playwright and actor residing in Vancouver. She has had twenty five plays produced, including: Maid for a Musket (St Lawrence Shakespeare Festival) Etienne(a podplay, Richmond Gateway and Neworld Theatre) Leave of Absence(Pacific Theatre, ACTivist Theatre) FRESCO (Bellaluna, VICC) Paradise Garden (Arts Club) Holy Mo (Pacific) Espresso (Pacific, Belfry, PTE, teatr Powszechny Warsaw) MMM (Ruby Slippers) Cariboo Magi (Lambs Players San Diego) Chickens, Christmas On The Air (Chemainus)Wobbling Madonna (Solo Collective). Her new play, Diamond Willow, has music composed by John Mann (Spirit of the West) and has been commissioned by PTE, Winnipeg, and was developed at PTC's playwright's colony in Vancouver. She also has a play in development with The Arts Club called Frankie Armitage. It received a public reading at the ReAct festival and is in consideration for production. Lastly, she is writing a new opera with composer Timothy Benton Roark, Off Leash, commissioned by Fugue Theatre and Turning Point Ensemble orchestra. She is published by Talon books and received training through Studio 58 and Rosebud School of the Arts. Lucia currently teaches an introduction to playwriting summer course at Langara college as well as two online ten month courses (intro and advanced playwriting) through Rosebud School Of The Arts. Lucia works across Canada as a professional actor. Recent credits include: Vicki/Ms Baker/Lucia, In the Unlikely Event of War (Pi Theatre/Horseshoes & Hand Grenades) Estelle, No Exit (Electric Co/Virtual Stage/Theatre Calgary/WCTC/Buddies in Bad Times/ACT San Francisco) Myrtle in the Canadian premiere of Brief Encounter (Vancouver Playhouse/MTC) Pam, The Fully Monty (Persephone SK) PG, NiX (ATP). For more information visit http://luciafrangione.com

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