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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 a freelance assistant director and radio announcer / producer and has worked in radio and voice over artist in New Zealand, Sweden, Canada and the USA. She was 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). She was the Program Manager of The Actors’ Program for four years and is the company director and a founding member of the International Actors Ensemble.

Natalie is a theatre and screen producer with Auckland Summer Shakespeare (A Midsummer Nights Dream, The Tempest, As You Like It, The Changeling), 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 a narrator for the Blind Foundation and is Bella in the animated short film Boris and Bella.