Natalie Abrahami

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Rose Cobbe
Assistant: Jack Vogler

Film, TV & Theatre

Natalie read English Literature at Cambridge University and started work in theatre at the Royal Court as a Graduate Trainee before training with the National Theatre and Young Vic. She was awarded the James Menzies-Kitchin Award for Emerging Directors in 2005.

Between 2007 and 2012 Natalie was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill with Carrie Cracknell. During their tenure they were awarded the Paul Hamlyn Breakthrough Fund for Creative Entrepreneurs.

Natalie then went on to join the Young Vic as Genesis Fellow and Associate Director 2013-16. She has also been Associate Artist at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton and at Hull Truck.    

In Development

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2019

Samuel Wanamaker Playhouse, Globe Theatre

By Ella Hickson

2020

Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House

Benjamin Britten - Composer
Myfanwy Piper - Libretto

Theatre

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2019

National

Created by Ella Hickson, Ben and Max Ringham

2018

Minerva, Chichester Festival Theatre

by Charlotte Jones

2018

Almeida

by Sophie Treadwell

2017

Young Vic

by Arthur Kopit

2015 - 2017

Theatre Royal Haymarket & Swan Theatre, RSC

by Helen Edmundson

2015

Young Vic

by Eugene O'Neill
"Natalie Abrahami's haunting, witty production" **** The Independent

2015

Young Vic

"Natalie Abrahami's production is perfectly paced...Stevenson is magnificent" ***** Evening Standard

2014

Young Vic

"Juliet Stevenson gives an extraordinary expressive performance in Natalie Abrahami's brutal and tender production." **** Time Out

AFTER MISS JULIE

2012

Young Vic

by Patrick Marber

YERMA

2011

Gate Theatre & Hull Truck

By Lorca, in a new version by Anthony Weigh

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

2011

Headlong

National Tour

THE KREUTZER SONATA

2009

Gate Theatre/LaMama, New York

by Leo Tolstoy, in an adaptation by Nancy Harris. Revived in 2012 at Gate and International Tour.

VANYA

2009

Gate Theatre

by Sam Holcroft, inspired by Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA

GUARDIANS

2009

HighTide Festival

by Lucy Caldwell

THE INTERNATIONALIST

2008

Gate Theatre

by Anne Washburn

THE ELEVENTH CAPITAL

2007

Royal Court Theatre

by Alexandra Wood. Young Writers Festival Winner 2006 and winner of the George Devine Award 2007

PLAY and NOT I by Samuel Beckett

2005

Battersea Arts Centre

Winner James Menzies-Kitchin Award for Directors 2005

Film

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2016

Young Vic Short Films

written by Nigel Williams.

2014

Young Vic Short Films

written by Nancy Harris

2013

Young Vic Short Films

written by Olivia Poulet

Opera

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2013

ROH2

Composed by Julian Phillips with libretto by Edward Kemp, based on work by Ted Hughes.