a bit about me:
Natalie Pate is a Colorado-born, Oregon-based performer and dance teacher. While she works as a full-time journalist, she spends much of her free time on stage or in a studio. She most recently played Sally Bowles in Cabaret at Pentacle Theatre in Salem, which earned her a nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for Broadway World's 2018 Regional Awards. Other credits include Winnifred in Once Upon a Mattress, Victoria the White Cat in Cats and the title role in Peter Pan. Natalie teaches ballet to Willamette University football players as part of their conditioning. She's previously taught dancers of all ages at Salem-area companies such as Starr Studios.