Natalie Gates

Theatre Studies, VCAL Literacy and English
Natalie completed a Double Degree in Arts/Arts Education at La Trobe University, followed by an appointment as Head of Performing Arts and Musical Production Producer/Choreographer, Hairspray (2016) Beauty & the Beast (2017). Natalie pursued teaching to motivate, mentor and inspire young adults to become passionate for the Arts. She believes the classroom is a place of exploration and reflection, where contemporary students deserve adaptive teaching styles that allow them to flourish as unique artists.
“As an educator, working at NCAT has been refreshing as it dedicated to immersing students, staff and the wider community in a range of arts based programs”. Alongside her passion for engaging with performance and teaching VCE Theatre Studies, Natalie has enjoyed competing as an athlete for Southern Cross Cheer & Dance, training within  Jazz & Lyrical teams.