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Natalie Beran

nberanNatalie is an Equity New Zealand board member and was elected in 2015. Natalie was previously a long standing NPC member. She is a drama graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (New York) and also holds a Bachelor of Communication Studies (Radio, AUT).

Natalie is the Program Manager of The Actors’ Program and has worked as a radio announcer/producer, actress and voice over artist in New Zealand, Sweden, Canada and the USA. She was recently a finalist in the inaugural SOVAS - Voice Arts Awards (New York) for animation voice demo work and is a recipient of the Shakespeare’s Globe International Actors’ Fellowship (2015).

Natalie is a theatre and screen producer with Auckland Summer Shakespeare (A Midsummer Nights Dream), Mercury Jane Productions (Keanu Reeves Saves the Universe) and GBP Productions (SIDES) and has co-produced with Galatea Theatre (Mrs Van Gogh, Sexy Buddha, Speeddaters), co-producer/co-host of Equity’s Actorvator and co-producer for Northern Lights Theatre (Copenhagen).

Natalie has numerous voiceover commercial credits, is Bella in the animated short film Boris and Bella, and other recent credits include Brassed Off, Crimes of the Heart, NZ Detectives and the Z Factor.