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theater director

Nataki Garrett, American theater director. Achievements include development of national endowment for the arts and theatre communications group career program. Career Development grant, National Endowment Arts, Theatre Communications Group, 2005-2007.

Background

Garrett, Nataki was born on November 9, 1971 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of James P. and Cheryl A. Garrett.

Education

Bachelor, Virginia Union University, Richmond, 1995. Master of Fine Arts, California Institute Arts, Valencia, 2002.

Career

Founder, co-artistic director Blank The Dog Productions, Los Angeles, since 2004. Theatre school faculty California Institute Arts, Valenica, since 2005, performance program coordinator, since 2005. Script evaluaton panelist Sundance Theatre Lab, East Africa, Los Angeles, since 2008.

Studio co-curator Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theatre, Los Angeles, 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of national endowment for the arts and theatre communications group career program.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer(director): (theatre production) Trippin With No Luggage by Amanda Maria Lorca, Machinal by Sophie Treadwell, Strom Thurmond is not a Racist, The Blacks by Jean Genet. Director: They Call Me Wanjiku by Mumbi Kiagwa, Coffee Will Make You Black Adapteb by Michael A. Sheppard, Smoke Lilies and Jade, Las Meninas by Lynn Nottage. (Operas) WET: A New Opera, (radio play production) Biloxi Blues by Neil Simon, (opera) Sucktion - Libretto by Douglas Kearney, Composed by Anne Lebaron.

      Producer: (theatrical festival) ETI! East Africa Speaks.

Connections

father:
James P.

mother:
Cheryl A. Garrett