Francesca Sanders

CELESTE AND STARLA SAVE TODD AND WIN BACK THE DAY

Celeste and Starla, the starfish are off to solve a mystery with a capital M!

I BECOME A GUITAR

Madrigal and Kevin are adrift in their marriage when a magical boy from Zihuatanejo comes into their lives/dreams.

IF YOU TAKE ONE ELF OFF THE SHELF

Danika is writing a play, a novel or real life. You decide.

Francesca Sanders is an award winning playwright who hails from Portland, Oregon. Since she began writing in 2000, she’s been the recipient of The Oregon Literary Fellowship for Drama, Portland Civic Theatre Guild Fellowship for Theatrical Excellence, Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Playwriting Grant. She's been commissioned by- Portland Center Stage,Integrity Productions and Fuse Ensemble Theatre to name a few. She’s also been selected to participate in the Seven Devil’s Playwriting Conference (for I Become A Guitar) and The Kennedy Center Summer Playwriting Intensive. She was named a Finalist for the 2008 Oregon Book Award for Drama (I Become A Guitar.) She’s been a Finalist for the Rosenthal New Play Prize, Seattle Rep’s New Work Festival, Ojai Playwriting Festival, Orlando Shakespeare Festival, JAW, New Harmony Project, Play Labs and has had productions in such cities as New York, Los Angeles and Minneapolis as well as internationally. “The juggling that Sanders does with reality and illusion is deft and skillful. A terrific piece of theatrical writing.” “A captivating new play.”- NY Theatre.com “A very talented playwright” The Oregonian