About

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Natalie Liconti is a Toronto-based performance artist, producer and playwright. With an interest in site-specific and interdisciplinary performance, her work explores camp, popular culture, and dystopia/utopia. Natalie’s work has been presented across Canada and internationally at festivals such as Printemps Numérique Festival, The Wildside Festival, ZH Festival, and Calm Down, Dear Festival (Camden People’s Theatre: London, UK). She has been a resident creator at Camden People’s Theatre’s Starting Blocks Programme (London, UK), and this Fall will be a participant in Nightwood Theatre’s Write From The Hip Program 2020 (Toronto).

Natalie has also been involved behind the scenes at performing arts festivals such as Just For Laughs (Montréal), JFL42 (Toronto), the Rhubarb Festival (Toronto)- and currently for SummerWorks Performance Festival 2019 and Progress International Festival of Performance and Ideas 2020 (Toronto).

Natalie also co-wrote/co-created/co-produced a Revry Originals short digital series, also being distributed worldwide on Pluto TV and XUMO streaming platforms. Her on screen work in film and television can be seen on major networks such as CBC and Revry - and soon Netflix, Freeform, and Chorus-Global

 

 
 
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AWARDS

 

2019

CAYLE CHERNIN AWARDS
Finalist, Category: Theatre Production for The Life and Death of Fred Herko

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Finalist 

CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
Professional Development for Curation and Programming - SummerWorks Performance Festival and Progress Performance Festival

CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
Production Grant for The Life and Death of Fred Herko

ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL
Theatre Recommender Grant (Recommender: Workman Arts) for The Life and Death of Fred Herko

ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL
Theatre Recommender Grant (Recommender: Outside the March) for The Life and Death of Fred Herko

ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL
Theatre Recommender Grant (Recommender: Theatre Passe Muraille) for The Life and Death of Fred Herko

2018

PLAYWRIGHTS GUILD OF CANADA
Shortlisted, Robert Beardsley Award for The Gentle Art of Punishment

MONTREAL ENGLISH THEATRE AWARDS
Nominated, Category: Outstanding Independent Production (The Life and Death of Fred Herko)
Nominated, Category: Outstanding Emerging Artist - Performance (À Louer / The History of Sexuality / The Life and Death of Fred Herko / Vic and Flo Saw a Bear)
Nominated, Category: Outstanding (Original) New Text (The Life and Death of Fred Herko)
Nominated, Category: Outstanding Emerging Artist - Production (Daughter Product) 

TORONTO ARTS COUNCIL
Playwriting Grant - Level 2 for A Dyke’s Guide To Fair Play

CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
Arts Abroad for The Gentle Art of Punishment at Calm Down, Dear Festival

CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
Residency Grant for Starting Blocks at Camden People’s Theatre (London, UK)

CONSEIL DES ARTS DE MONTRÉAL

Production Grant for The Gentle Art of Punishment