Seeking legit representation
Natalia has been cast in the feature film Bitter Sugar by Malik Isasis where in she will be playing Hala's very territorial roommate who lays down the law but also breaks it from time to time.
The film will shoot in New York, Tunisia and Paris summer-fall of 2019.
Hala Hamdi, a young Tunisian dancer, receives a letter of acceptance into a prestigious dance company in New York City. There she meets Sadrine Beji, a fellow Tunisian, who introduces her to a new city and old doubts and turns her stable and safe world upside down.
Bitter Sugar portrays the dilemmas and inevitable consequences of ambition. It is a film about friendship, a fight for independence, and trying to succeed in an extremely competitive world of dance.
Natalia recently played the lead role of Sophie in Sea Dog theater's
The Rare Biosphere by Chris Cragin-Day
Natalia originated the lead role of Sophie Cabrera in the world premiere of The Rare Biosphere, a tragicomedy about the effects of deportation on Sophie's family, by Chris Cragin-Day, directed by Christopher Domig of award winning Sea Dog Theater.
Sophie, a Honduran-American teenager, comes home from high school to find that her parents have been deported. She immediately goes into bunker-down survival mode, trying to care for her younger siblings without raising suspicion and considering her next move. Her plan is complicated when Steven, a well-meaning friend, oblivious to the issues she's facing, discovers and struggles to comprehend her situation.
Dates: 4/25/19 - 5/19/19
Venue: Anderson Hall, 61 Gramercy Park N, New York, NY 10010