Prior to joining MMD in 2022, Natalia was Creative Programme Director at Tall Stories Theatre Company, managing a range of artist development, youth and community projects, as well as running the Tall Stories Studio, a new rehearsal and performance space in Islington. Before this she was part of the producing team, working on national and international tours and West End runs.

Natalia began her career as a stage management member of the National Youth Theatre, and her experience also includes venue management for the New York Fringe Festival, assisting on West End children’s casting, stage management at NIDA in Sydney, and directing and dramaturgy for new and contemporary musicals. Dramaturgy credits include ‘Stay Awake, Jake’ by Tim Gilvin (winner of the 2014 S&S Award). Directing credits include ‘Ordinary Days’ (Rosemary Branch Theatre), ‘The Last Five Years’ (Edinburgh Fringe) and, as associate director, ‘The Snail and the Whale’ (UK Tour and West End).

Favourite musical(s): Sweeney Todd and Mary Poppins