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Nathalie Bennett


2023-24 Season: Debut! Understudy Frieda / Darlene, The Bluest Eye

ELSEWHERE: Most recently, Nathalie appeared on stage as Marlowe in The Garbologists at Dezart Performs, a role for which she has been nominated, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama by the Desert Theatre League, 2023. She also received a Best Principal Actress nomination by the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle for her work as Camae in The Mountaintop. She performed the title role in Toypurina, and leading roles in When We Were Colored (Eva), The Girls of Summer (Betty), This Land Was Made (Sassy), A Raisin in the Sun (Beneatha), The Piano Lesson (Berniece), Steal Away (Tracy Ada), and others, including one-woman plays, The Dorothy Dandridge Story, A Shadow in the Clouds (Bessie Coleman Story), and Tituba. She has also worked in television and film, including supporting roles in the Netflix feature film, Rebirth and award-winning festival short, Jacob Stone. Her voiceover work includes the recently launched Audible Original Series, The Motherlode, as Lady B. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors’ Equity Association.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree, UCLA. Training, American Conservatory Theatre.