Natalie Abrahami

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Natalie Abrahami is a British theatre director.


Abrahami read English Literature at Christ's College, Cambridge before joining the Royal Court Theatre as a Graduate Trainee and then continuing her training at the National Theatre Studio and the Young Vic. Abrahami was awarded the James Menzies-Kitchin Trust Award for Directors for her production of Samuel Beckett's Play and Not I.[1]

Abrahami is Associate Director at the Young Vic and Associate Artist at Hull Truck Theatre. From 2007–12 she was joint Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, London with Carrie Cracknell.[2][3] Abrahami and Cracknell were awarded a grant from the Paul Hamlyn Breakthrough Fund for Creative Entrepreneurs in 2009 to develop their vision of the Gate Elsewhere, involving co-production, touring and off-site presentations.[4]


Selected directing credits include:

  • How To Be An Other Woman by Lorrie Moore (adapted by Abrahami), Gate Theatre, World Premiere 2010.[19]
  • Women in Love by Mark Ravenhill, site specific production, Pembridge Square, London, 2008.[23]
  • The Eleventh Capital by Alexandra Wood, Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, World Premiere, Winner of the 2007 George Devine Award 2007.[25]


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