Natalie Symons is a playwright, actress and novelist. Her plays have been developed and produced at freeFall Theatre, ACT, Aurora Theatre, American Stage, New American Theatre, Theater Schmeater, Florida Studio Theatre, Bridge Street Theatre, Theatre22, Amas Musical Theatre, New Century Theatre, and Urbanite Theatre.
Awards include – Naming True: ACT/Theatre22 The Construction Zone New Works Festival, Recipient of Palm Beach Dramaworks’ Dramaworkshop Prize, Bridge Initiative Women in Theatre Playwright of the Year Award finalist, Ashland New Play Festival finalist, Hope and Optimism (University of Notre Dame and Cornell University) finalist. The Buffalo Kings: Creative Loafing Critics’ Choice Award ‘Best Playwright’, 8 Theatre Tampa Bay Award nominations including ‘Outstanding Play’. Lark Eden: Creative Loafing Readers’ Choice ‘Best Playwright’, Suzi Bass Award nomination.
Natalie is the Playwright-in-Residence for the upcoming 2018/19 season at American Stage. She is the author of the upcoming novel Call Her Frank.
Recent acting credits include: Reborning (Urbanite Theatre), Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Stageworks), One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, An Empty Plate in the Café du Grande Boeuf, Becky Shaw, The Comedy of Errors (freeFall Theatre), The Foreigner (American Stage).