Natasha Conti is an actor, educator, and story doula living in New York City by way of Montana and Arizona. She geeks out about classical verse, new play development, and inclusive narratives.
Recent acting credits include the Presenter in an adaptation of The Glass Menagerie for English Language Learners; God in a digitally-enhanced production of Carol Ann Duffy’s adaptation of Everyman; Rosalind in a traditional production of As You Like It, as her MFA thesis role; and Miss Stephanie in To Kill a Mockingbird, on an international tour to China.
She has performed in readings of more than a dozen new plays, as part of Montana Rep’s Missoula Colony and elsewhere. She directed and produced a sold-out workshop production of The Book of Us. She taught IB English at a minority-majority high school in Tucson and acting, dramatic literature, and stage makeup at the University of Montana. She is the Course Manager for the Forcing Function, which teaches executive peak performance. She has helped edit and develop novels (one of which was named a Kirkus Reviews Best of 2020), short story collections, a workbook, a memoir, and countless essays. She currentlywrites Postcards From New York, and, at every opportunity, dances Argentine tango and blues.