Frank Catalano


Adjunct Lecturer

Frank Catalano is a faculty member at the USC School of Dramatic Arts. He has served as an executive at Lorimar Studios, Beverly Hills Playhouse, Southern California Center for the Arts and Warner Bros. In addition, he has written and performed in animated, live action television series and feature films, including The Adventures of Dynamo Duck for Fox Television, Digimon Digital Monsters, Super Pig, Bit the Cupid, Cowboy Bebop, the ground breaking Sci-Fi series ROBOTECH, Flint the Time Detective, Vampire Princess Miyu, Honey Bee Hutch and ABC television series LA Law, NYPD Blue and Ugly Betty.

As an author, he has written How to Perform a Monologue (2017), Art of the Monologue, Short Monologues for Auditions, Short Scenes for Auditions and Acting Class, White Knight Black Night – Short Monologues for Auditions, Rand Unwrapped – Confessions of a Robotech Warrior, Book to Screen, Acting it Out – Improvisational Techniques for Writers – Part 1, Writing on Your Feet – Improvisational Techniques for Writers – Part 2, Start Your Story at the End, Writing Great Characters in the First Ten Pages,Autumn Sweet – a play, The Resting Place – a play, Che Che – a screenplay, Short Monologues for Auditions, The Creative Audience – The Collaborative Role of the Audience in the Creation of Visual and Performing Arts