Lucia Frangione is an internationally produced award winning playwright and actor residing in Vancouver. She has produced twenty three plays including: Paradise Garden (Arts Club) Leave Of Absence (ACTivist) 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). She is currently writing Fresco in collaboration with Bellaluna, premiering March 2012 at the Shadbolt and VECC: a play about the Italian internment in BC. St Lawrence Shakespeare festival has recently commissioned her to write a new play about the war of 1812. Frangione is also working divisively with Horseshoes And Hand Grenades on The Forgiveness Project. She recently attended the PTC colony with the play Diamond Willow and will be going into a workshop with it, collaborating with John Mann musically. Frangione has a play, Sanctuary, she worked on at the Banff colony and continues to workshop with The Arts Club. 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 an online ten month course through Rosebud School Of The Arts.
|Sydney Risk Playwright Award||outstanding new play by an emerging playwright||2001||Cariboo Magi|
|Gordon Armstrong award||playwright||1997||Holy Mo and Spew Boy|
|Gordon Armstrong award||playwright||2005|
|CAEA Stage West National Award||emerging artist||2004||Espresso|
|Amnesty International ACTivist Theatre award||new play contest||2011|