Chelsea Frandsen

Chelsea Frandsen

A native of Utah, Chelsea Frandsen has worked in design, dramaturgy, fight choreography, and directing in addition to her script scribbling. Her work as a theatrical artist has been seen at Brelby Theatre Company, Renaissance Now Theatre and Film, the Great Salt Lake Fringe, Utah Shakespearean Festival and Utah’s Covey Center for the Arts. Her latest play--B/V-- was named a semi-finalist at the Pegasus Play Lab...
A native of Utah, Chelsea Frandsen has worked in design, dramaturgy, fight choreography, and directing in addition to her script scribbling. Her work as a theatrical artist has been seen at Brelby Theatre Company, Renaissance Now Theatre and Film, the Great Salt Lake Fringe, Utah Shakespearean Festival and Utah’s Covey Center for the Arts. Her latest play--B/V-- was named a semi-finalist at the Pegasus Play Lab in 2019. Her greatest loves are her family, theatre, dark chocolate and ginger…in that order. Follow her theatrical musings at stagecraftutah.blogspot.com

Plays

  • Smoke and Mirrors
    Connection is something all human beings crave. Especially with those we love. There is nothing more painful than a disconnect. Particularly with those we love. Dayton needs permission. Cal needs to let go. Naomi and Becca need to help them figure it out. And Kevin? He just wishes someone would listen.
  • Locke and Cage
    Jean-Luc Scathelocke, nephew of the legendary Robin Hood, has always wanted to prove himself. When he takes the "opportunity" to free hostages of war, what he didn’t count on is the assassin Etienne Malbete, who wants his head, the feisty Romani Tirzah Massimo, who might be more of an ally than a distraction, and Declan Pascal, also known as the Scorpion, who may not be everything he seems... Prequel...
    Jean-Luc Scathelocke, nephew of the legendary Robin Hood, has always wanted to prove himself. When he takes the "opportunity" to free hostages of war, what he didn’t count on is the assassin Etienne Malbete, who wants his head, the feisty Romani Tirzah Massimo, who might be more of an ally than a distraction, and Declan Pascal, also known as the Scorpion, who may not be everything he seems... Prequel to "Wolves of Sherwood".
  • Wolves of Sherwood
    Cassian is the son of infamous outlaw Robin of Locksley, better known as Robin Hood, but that isn't good enough. He's tired of living in the shadow of a hero and wants to make his own legacy, by protecting his family and everyone else in Sherwood and Nottingham from the current Sheriff of Nottingham, Josselin DeClaire; and the only way he can do that is with the help of the spy Friar Tuck, his cousin...
    Cassian is the son of infamous outlaw Robin of Locksley, better known as Robin Hood, but that isn't good enough. He's tired of living in the shadow of a hero and wants to make his own legacy, by protecting his family and everyone else in Sherwood and Nottingham from the current Sheriff of Nottingham, Josselin DeClaire; and the only way he can do that is with the help of the spy Friar Tuck, his cousin Jean-Luc and Jean-Luc's wife Tirzah. When Lockesly's old enemy Sir Guy of Gisbourne returns to Nottingham, bringing with him his daughter, Ravenna, who is secretly engaged to Cassian, things begin to get complicated. Why has Gisbourne returned? What does the presence of Malbete, the sheriff's pet mercenary, mean and why is Jean-Luc so afraid of him? What other secrets are hiding in Nottingham and Sherwood? The reputation of Cassian's father might not be enough to protect him. 7M 5F 1 M/F. 2 hrs.
  • Scorpion's Nest
    (IN PROGRESS) Fleeing from Nottingham with a target on his back, Declan Pascal crosses paths with a group of corsairs--Malakai, Enzo, Rian, and Tara--who transform him into one of the greatest mercenaries the world has ever seen: The Scorpion.
  • Nottingham's Legacy
    (IN PROGRESS) Rumors never die, especially not those surrounding Oliver Scathelocke, son of the current Sheriff of Nottingham. An old enemy, Sir Guy of Gisbourne, is returning to Nottingham, and he's got scores to settle. Sequel to WOLVES OF SHERWOOD.
  • Long Lost Friend
    After his plan crashes, Drake finds himself alone in the middle of nowhere with someone who calls herself Nya...and may not be all she seems.
  • Unplug
    Connection is something all human beings crave. Especially with those we love. There is nothing more painful than a disconnect. Particularly with those we love. Cal needs to make a decision that could make or break his current connection with the one person he holds most dear. Short version of "Smoke and Mirrors". YA version can be found under "Script Sample".
  • B/V
    Bani or Vitae--Death or Life. When you're tagged, you're tracked. Everywhere you go, everything you do, every thought in your head, and word out of your mouth is accessible to them. If you don't look like them, if you don't think like them, if you don't talk like them, you are the enemy. They will watch you. They will find you. They will kill you.
  • Trackers
    Jason keeps an appointment, but it doesn't go according to plan. Turns out his world is not at all the way he thought it was. Short version of B/V.
  • Butterflies
    In a city devastated by the effects of disease and war, a raid goes horribly wrong. Injured and wanted by the Organization, ex-con Liam Murtagh seeks refuge in the shadows and back streets while two people search for him: Emily, the woman he loves, and Isaac, a member of the Organization who may not be exactly what he seems.
  • Five Syllables
    Isaiah has something to tell his girlfriend Bree--probably the five most important syllables he'll ever have to say. And they're not what Bree is expecting to hear.
  • Mouse
    Two roommates have an unwelcome visitor--and a rather unorthodox solution.
  • Angel's Alley
    With his older brother awaiting execution, Nick Callahan will go to any lengths to get him off--no matter how impossible. He teams up with his sister, Ivy, and his friends Gianni, Ash and Dutch to bring the real culprit to justice. Problem is, not everything and everyone may be what they seem.
  • Spider's Web
    Gabe's got a secret. Tony's got a grudge. Ash has a vendetta. Webs are being spun at Angel's--but who's going to get caught? Sequel to "Angel's Alley".
  • Polterguys
    Everyone has their proverbial “skeleton in the closet”. What if you had a zombie in yours? A hypochondriac zombie in the umpteeth round of Simon Says with a jealous poltergeist who also reads the dictionary for fun. And a Shade who just happens to be a) the ghost of your older brother who b) is married to your not-so-dead roommate?
  • Riding Rails
    Matt is aware of what could happen if he decides to jump a freight--he knows it's dangerous; he also knows he can't stay at home anymore, not with so many mouths to feed, and watching the trains every morning isn't helping matters. It's not until Matt encounters Danny, an injured freight jumper, that he has to make a choice: to stay, or to run.