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Diana Frances is an award-winning comedy writer and performer currently living in Toronto.

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Diana is a writer for the sketch comedy show ‘The Irrelevant Show,’ on CBC Radio and has been a regular contributor to ‘DNTO,’ ‘The Debaters,’ and ‘Madly Off in All Directions.’

Recently, Diana has become known for her comedic skills writing awards show scripts and monologues. For three years she has written the ‘Rockie Lunch & Gala’ awards shows at the Banff World Media Festival with hosts Wayne Brady, Rob Marciano (Entertainment Tonight), Jason Priestley, Arisa Cox and Jaime Cahill (Jane the Virgin.) She has also written for the Director’s Guild of Canada Awards and the Toronto ACTRA Awards.

Diana has been nominated for 8 Canadian Comedy Awards for ‘Best Female Improviser’ and is a Gemini nominated writer for The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos (CBC TV). She has also written for ’22 Minutes,’ (CBC TV) and ‘Comedy Inc.’ (CTV).

Diana is still a Mainstage performer with The Vancouver TheatreSports League (despite living in Toronto, she refuses to let them take her picture off the wall.) She has toured with Second City Theatricals aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines.

Diana is also the Vice President of Rock Paper Scissors, Vancouver’s award-winning corporate improv and training company. With RPS, she produced over 900 customized improv and scripted comedy shows for corporate clients, as well as entertained our Canadian soldiers in Alert, Bosnia, Egypt, Israel and Afghanistan.

More than anything, she loves performing with the ladies of ‘Leave it to Cleavage,’ – the all-female improv group.

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