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Natalie passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Natalie delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 13+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2016

Oh, hello! I'm Natalie. I'm an author, illustrator, speaker, teacher, dog mom, and improviser.

I've been doing improv for about seven years now, and have been writing professionally for nearly a decade. I've had some cool improv experiences over the years - including that one weird time where I was in a weekly show with my troupe on the island of Bali - and today, have written seven books, including the bestselling Peter Able series.

Now, I want to share what I love about improv and creative writing with you! I have lead many workshops and classes for students anywhere from seven to seventy. In my classes, I'll also be using a lot of Authentic Relating* and circling to dive into any creative blocks you might have, and really feel into what's alive.

By the end of our time together, you'll feel more present, more embodied, connected to yourself, confident, and hopefully, will have had a whole lot of fun!

*Authentic Relating and circling are tools for deep connection, vulnerability, and honesty. I am a trained Authentic Relating facilitator and would love to create a safe and welcoming space to guide you into what's alive.

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Experience

Children's Film/Theater Teacher
Jan 2018 - Present
Just Imagine Productions

Teaching Assistant
Jan 2018 - Present
Merlin Works Improv

Authentic Relating Facilitator
Jan 2017 - Present
Authentic Revolution

Columnist
Dec 2016 - Present
Elephant Journal

Novelist
May 2013 - Present
Books!

Education

Creative Writing
Aug 2005 - Dec 2009
St. Edward's University

Photos & Videos

A nice place to find one of your books.

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Teaching a workshop on mindfulness and self love (topics covered in my two latest books) to middle school students.

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Teaching a writing workshop to highschoolers.

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Improv!

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A presentation on the power of fun and story-telling in Shanghai, China.

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An interactive reading and workshop to celebrate this book's release.

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Author Goal - achieved. :-)

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Author Goal - achieved. :-)

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Author Goal - achieved. :-)

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2 Reviews

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Tim Feb 6, 2018
Creative Writing · In studio

Natalie is a gifted, prolific writer whose patience, kindness and honest feedback leave a considerable impression. Don’t hesistate to take a course from her.

Shana Feb 2, 2018
Improv Comedy · In studio

Natalie has been doing improv for YEARS with all ages. She is kind, thoughtful, and creative. I run an improv school and got to know her as a student. It's exciting that she's offering lessons of her own!

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