FRAN DE LEON
Actor - Writer - Director
LA Native Fran de Leon is Co-Artistic Director of Will & Company, an ensemble member of Critical Mass Performance Group, and a guest director at the Garry Marshall Theater. Her one person show, Faces of America, has been performed in 49 states, including performances for the United Nations Associations, California and New York.
Recently, Fran was the Assistant Director for the critically acclaimed production of “The Great Leap” at the Pasadena Playhouse. As a performer, her last venture was an immersive, devised theater piece in a co-production for Cornerstone Theater and CMPG.
Fran has worked with Center Theater Group, South Coast Rep, Playmakers’ Rep, Cornerstone Theater, East West Players, Artists at Play, and Playwrights’ Arena. Writer/Director credits include commissioned work for Segerstrom Center’s Arts Teach, TreePeople, and Twelfth Night Rep.
In response to Covid and the need for streaming content, she has just formed Top Seed Productions to create online shows and entertainment events.
Currently, she is in development for a new play about Filipino-American WWII veterans, and will also be releasing her video short on the same topic through CTG’s Community Partnerships.