Cora Frank

Cora Frank

Cora (she/her) is a performer/writer/ginger with a B.A. (Hons) from the Guildford School of Acting (UK). She also holds a M.A. from the University College Dublin in cooperation with the Gaiety School of Acting (IE) and a sports science degree. After discovering the power of storytelling through writing stories in primary school, she soon fell in love with writing work for the stage.

Her work has...
Cora (she/her) is a performer/writer/ginger with a B.A. (Hons) from the Guildford School of Acting (UK). She also holds a M.A. from the University College Dublin in cooperation with the Gaiety School of Acting (IE) and a sports science degree. After discovering the power of storytelling through writing stories in primary school, she soon fell in love with writing work for the stage.

Her work has been featured at the National Youth Theatre (UK), the Master of Music recitals at Fontys University in the Netherlands and at Perform for Pride in Vancouver, Canada. Her play 'Showering' was shown at the Tara Theatre (off-West End) in London. Most recently, Cora wrote the book for the new German musical "Wir / Allein" (w.t.) and performed as one of the lead roles for an industry workshop last September.

Directed by Heather Kirk, her one-woman show ‘Marriage with benefits - a theatrical TED talk, or an unhinged piece of theatre’ was showcased at the Vaults and as part of the event series ‘New Stuff’ as well as 'Theatre in the Pound' at the Cockpit Theatre in London. This upcoming August, 'Marriage with benefits' will come to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a month-long run, directed by Ferelith Kingston. Details TBA.



Plays

  • Cheese Sauce (A Monologue)
    A rant about life, dating, the color blue, what 12 minutes mean and cheese sauce.
  • I'm a fan (A Monologue)
    A piece about finally sharing ones honest opinion about a certain teacher.
  • Problems as a pan-duuh (A Monologue)
    A monologue about the problems that can occur when you are not straight.
  • Wine, chocolate and GIFS (A Scene)
    A scene about a person having trouble understanding what the other person is trying to say.
  • Showering (A Play)
    Despite living together and having a close relationship, the siblings Kaia and Isaac do not realise that they are both trying to heal from past sexual assault as the trauma massively impacts their everyday life and their relationship to their partners.

    TIME
    Before 2020.

    PLACE
    In front of a club; in an apartment.

    CONTENT WARNING
    Mentions of sexual...
    Despite living together and having a close relationship, the siblings Kaia and Isaac do not realise that they are both trying to heal from past sexual assault as the trauma massively impacts their everyday life and their relationship to their partners.

    TIME
    Before 2020.

    PLACE
    In front of a club; in an apartment.

    CONTENT WARNING
    Mentions of sexual abuse, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse and eating disorders. Swearing and graphic assault.
  • 1st class (A Monologue)
    A monologue about the character experiencing Imposter Syndrome after booking a 1st class train ticket.
  • Not my popcorn (A Monologue)
    A monologue on how being in an unusual situation can throw a person off - with the help of popcorn.
  • Floor scene (A Scene)
    A scene about two people finding a deeper connection.
  • Gay newbie (A Monologue)
    A monologue about one's newly discovered bisexuality and being overwhelmed by opening oneself up to dating multiple genders.
  • Me, Maroon (A Monologue)
    A monologue about having a toxic friendship, not liking oneself and fearing more disappointment.
  • At the checkout (A Monologue)
    A monologue about a shopping trip which turned out to be not only life-changing but also traumatising.
  • Carter (A Monologue)
    A piece about the passion towards 'Carter' and not wanting to part from 'Carter'.
  • Red Pepper (A Monologue)
    A monologue about a pilot who has a deep connection to a weird habit.
  • Tim Holland (A Monologue)
    A monologue about an older coworker deciding to give some life advice to one of the apprentices.
  • Question 29 (A Monologue)
    A monologue about a first date which consists of sharing the most embarrassing moment in the character's life.
  • Next, please (A Monologue)
    A monologue about a first self-help group meeting with a person who newly moved over to the palm tree city LA.
  • PARKING (A Monologue)
    A mini-monologue on the big impact a restless night can have.
  • The Co-Worker (A Monologue)
    A monologue about fancying a co-worker and definitely not fancying people who take their own sweet time to step off escalators.
  • ABC lockdown (A Monologue)
    A monologue about the confusion and anger which are caused by a ridiculous decision of the German government.
  • Cara and Ciara (A Scene)
    A scene about two colleagues who need to make sure that they are on the same page.
  • Selection I (5 poems)
    The 5 poems illustrate the journey through loss, depression, anxiety and owning back one's power.
  • SPEAKING (A very short Play)
    *still in development*
    A very short play about regretting the chances you didn't take and thinking back about the situations where you could've been kinder and more patient, yet you weren't.