Franko is co-founder and artistic director of StoneCrabs Theatre Company where he has been developing the practice of metatheatrical legislative theatre. Franko also directs, writes and teaches as a freelance artist for other theatre companies. He has trained as an actor in Brazil and UK, including a Master in Theatre Practices from Rose Bruford College. He has worked as actor and stage director at Gamboa, Vila Velha, Castro Alves and CDL Theatre in Brazil (Bahia) and Gate Theatre, Royal Court and Young Vic in the UK. Franko also regularly runs acting, directing and producing workshops in Europe, Japan and Brazil.