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Natalie Osborne

Natalie Osborne is a writer, theatre-maker and activist. She studied drama and anthropology at Bennington College. She’s worked with La MaMa in NYC, The Athena Project in Denver Colorado, and the Kattaikkuttu Sangam in Punjarasantankal, India. Excerpts from two of Natalie’s plays, The Seven Ravens and Diaries of the Lost, were read at the Classic Theatre of Harlem. This year, her play Making Frankenstein was part of the first international 365 Women a Year Festival and will be published in Indie Theatre Now. Her play My Monster and Me was produced in July 2015 by Theatre@First.  

Spectacular
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Spectacular

The Art of Theatre Spectacle

15 September 2015

Playwright and actor Natalie Osborne distinguishes spectacle from special effects and advocates for spectacle with minimalist staging.

The Actor’s Body
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The Actor’s Body

26 July 2015

Actor Natalie Osborne discusses the misconception that an actor’s body needs to be “perfect” through the teachings of Jerzy Grotowski.