Moving Arts MADlab 2015 Playwright


by Natyna Bean

Natyna Bean is a Blk queer-femme storyteller, educator and plant parent from Philly who listens, hears, and writes the world around her/them. The world reemerges in plays: assumed positions, Grown into Pretty, the givens, outside clothes, GRAYS FERRY (Kennedy Center Undergrad Award), and the meek, Pump Ballet, and more. Natyna’s work has been produced and/or developed in collaboration with The Fire This Time Festival, Tectonic Theatre Company, Cape Cod Theater Project, Moving Arts Theater, 24 Hour Plays Nationals, The Bats of the Flea Theater, etc. Natyna’s non-theatrical works have been published in Beat&Prose; Not Here, Nor There; For Harriet: Soar and more. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Natyna is currently pursuing an MFA in Playwriting at the New School University.