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Trilingual European-American actress with US and EU passports.
Trained in the Method Acting technique with Susan Grace Cohen (Lee Strasberg’s right hand of 17 years) at her New York City studio, and with Susan Batson (private coach to Nicole Kidman and Juliette Binoche) at her Black Nexxus Studio NYC. Studied film and television techniques at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts with Jay R. Goldenberg (private coach to Salma Hayek, Alicia Silverstone, Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd in Los Angeles).
Received music training in jazz singing and improvisation from renowned veteran jazz pianist Barry Harris.
Wrote the screenplay and soundtrack songs for a feature film entitled "Bibi & Verlaine" (scroll down), which is in development.
Speaks transatlantic English, a blend of American and British English, which in the 1930s-50s was adopted by American aristocrats and Hollywood actors, such as Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant.
Speaks also fluent neutral Hanover High German and conversational Parisian French.
Her heritage is Slavic/Nordic (Slovenian, Czech, Scandinavian). Austrian-born, she lived briefly in Vienna, Zurich and Paris, before immigrating to New York City in 1990, receiving Extraordinary Ability Alien status in 2001, self-sponsoring her American citizenship with her acting, screen- and song writing.
Nattacia moved to London, UK, in 2014, where she currently resides.
She holds a dual citizenship with both an American and European passport, and has Settled Status
in the United Kingdom (the equivalent of US Greencard), with the right to live and work in the UK indefinitely.
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21 Self-tapes in 21 Days
American English Comedy Scene
American English Drama Scene
German Comedy Scene
German Drama Scene
High German and Austro-Bavarian
Styles: Commercial, Documentary, Narrative, Corporate
ENGLISH (GERMAN ACCENT) VOICEREEL
Styles: Commercial, Documentary, Video Games
Bibi & Verlaine
Nattacia wrote the screenplay and original soundtrack songs for a feature film entitled 'Bibi & Verlaine'.
It is a psychological drama with music.
Synopsis: An exhilarating steamy whirlwind ride that takes emotionally entangled Czech Bibi and Afro-Brazilian Verlaine from Paris over the Côte d'Azur to New York to each chase after their musical dream.
Location: Set against the backdrop of Paris, the South of France, and New York City.
View the lush and colourful locations in the Lookbook.
Listen to the finale song here:
Script and press kit available upon request.
If Bibi and Verlaine have moved you to have them jump off the pages and become alive on cinematic screens and you are equipped with the adequate resources and connections,
we welcome you!
• February 19, 2020 - New Headshot Photo Shoot with Kim Hardy Photography