Pia Frankenberg is a filmmaker and author. She has produced numerous short films and films since 1979 and has written four books. Her latest book “Nora” was published in 2006. She currently works on a new book with narratives. Pia Frankenberg lives in New York City.
Born in Cologne, Germany, in 1957. Early childhood spent in Rhöndorf by the Rhine.
1964 – 67 Primary School in Rhöndorf.
1967 – 71 Catholic Girls High School Liebfraueninsel Nonnenwerth Bad Honnef, Rhein.
1971 – 76 Continued high school education at Schule Schloß Salem, Salem/Bodensee.
1976 Abitur – graduation.
Relocation to Hamburg, trained as an actress at the Hochschule für Musik and Darstellende Kunst in Hamburg for two semesters.
Member of various independent theatre groups.
Attended workshop at the Theatre of the Oppressed organized by the Brazilian Augusto Boal (within the context of the Theatre of Nations in Hamburg, 1979). read more