a bit about me:

Natalie Pate is an Oregon-based performer, dance teacher, and choreographer. While she works as a full-time journalist and author, Natalie 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 has worked as a ballet instructor to Willamette University football players as part of their conditioning, as well as teaching modern and lyrical to dancers of all ages at Starr Studios. She is currently choreographing Pentacle Theatre's upcoming production of Company, as well as performing as a guest artist in Willamette University's 2021 production of The Cradle Will Rock.