(Baneatta) is equally at home on stage, behind the scenes, in the classroom, or in the community. She is thrilled to be back on the Uptown Players stage where she was previously seen in A New Brain, The Life and a few Broadway Our Ways. Natalie recently appeared in Blues in the Night at Jubilee Theatre and at Stage West in Booty Candy. Some of her favorite roles include: The Unmentionables, Pippin, Beehive The 60‘s Musical, The Goodbye Girl, The World Goes Round (Web Critics Award-Best Supporting Actress), Rise And Shine, A Grand Night For Singing (Critics Choice Award-Best Ensemble), Once On This Island, A Christmas Carol, Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, A My Name Is Alice, Gift of the Magi, Blues Ballads Broadway & Blessings, Rockin' Christmas, Abyssinia, Godspell and Hair. Natalie also performed as a Storyteller at Walt Disney World’s Animal and Magic Kingdom in Orlando, FL. She is the theater director at Skyline High School in Dallas and splits her time between acting, directing, and teaching. Natalie is filled with gratitude for the support she receives from her family and friends and the opportunity to be a part of this show.