Writer. Performer. NYC Tour Guide.
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Frank Paiva is a writer, performer, and NYC tour guide. He wrote about movies for MSN.com for nine years. His work has also appeared in the Seattle Weekly, the Not for Tourists guide, and the monthly newsletter for his grandmother’s mobile home park for seniors.
As a performer Frank has appeared in plays at Theatre for a New Audience, La MaMa, HERE Arts Center, Bushwick Starr, and the Flea Theater.
Frank is a former Dollywood season pass holder and an advocate for eating the last slice of pizza.
- Held auditions for Catwalk Kings on the first snowy day of the year
- Dreamed of the day when Hallmark Channel will become progressive enough to add a gay best friend to one of their Christmas movies
- Gave the 1st ever performance of my new full-length solo piece Frank Paiva is Zero Feet Away at The PIT's SOLOCOM Festival
- Set shooting dates for the pilot and sizzle of my web series Catwalk Kings
- Was accepted into SOLOCOM
- Visited Savannah for the first time
- Attended both days of the first ever RuPaul's DragCon NYC
- Saw Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway
- Closed my short play The Tennis Climb as part of Queens Theatre's Park Plays festival in a production directed by Evan T. Cummings
- Went on a writing retreat in North Carolina
- Opened The Tennis Climb at Queens Theatre
- Settled into my new apartment
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