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Natasha Bassett  

Australian actor, writer, director. Australia.

Natasha Bassett was born in Sydney, Australia. She spent three years honing her craft working on productions at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) participating in both the performing and collective writing of shows. She has a Diploma in Communications and is the recipient of the prestigious Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award. Natasha has completed the course at the prestigious Atlantic Acting School in New York City in 2012.

Natasha is currently shooting NBC's CAMP, starring Rachel Griffiths, where she plays series regular 'Chloe'. A dramedy set at a summer camp, the series hails from creators Liz Heldens and Peter Elkoff, Matchbox Pictures and BermanBraun. It will premiere in the US on Wednesday, July 10 at 10 p.m. ET.

Natasha's screen credits include PJ Hogan's recent feature, Mental, starring Toni Collette and Liev Schreiber, as well as the lead role in Samantha Rebillet's The Last Goodbye, which recently wrapped production in Paris. Her Australian Television credits include MTV's TV Movie Dungoona, in which she played the lead, ABC's Laid and I Rock, Nine's Cops Lac, Seven's Wild Boys, In Your Dreams and ABC's Rake.

Natasha's stage credits include her performance as 'Juliet' in Romeo and Juliet, a child soldier in an ensemble-written play, Battlegrounds, and Citizenship. The play Bookends brought her to the Sydney Theatre Company's stage, under the artistic direction of Cate Blanchett, during the Sydney Writer's Festival. She has represented ATYP at theatre festivals across Sydney, in her ensemble-written short play. Natasha won the New South Wales Shakespeare Festival with a short play she also wrote and performed in. Natasha wrote the play HOUSE ON FIRE with renowned Australian playwright Debra Oswald as part of an ensemble, and then played the lead role at the National Institute of Dramatic Art's (NIDA) Parade Playhouse in Sydney.

She was awarded a scholarship in the screenwriting program in the ArtStart Metro Screen Young Screenwriters Program, in which she developed her short film Kite, which she wrote and directed late last year. Kite was selected for funding through Metro Screen, and is Natasha's directing debut. Natasha speaks fluent French and hopes to incorporate this skill into her acting and writing for the future. She divides her time between Los Angeles and New York City.


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