Natalie West

WestNatalie has appeared in many productions at A Red Orchid, including Abigail’s Party, The Butcher of Baraboo, Strandline, Mud Blue Sky, The Mutilated and Evening At The Talk House

She has been in numerous productions at many theatres in Chicago including The Goodman, Northlight and Steppenwolf.  She appeared in Side Man at Steppenwolf and in The God of Hell at Next Theatre. Other shows include Fire at Prop Theatre and Naked Eye’s Nickel and Dimed at Steppenwolf. Other credits include The Guys at Piven Theatre, The Man Who Came to Dinner at Steppenwolf and the Barbican in London, House and Garden at Goodman Theatre, How I Learned to Drive at Northlight Theatre. She is a former member of The Remains Theatre Ensemble.  Natalie portrayed the character Crystal on the television show Roseanne.  She can be seen in the independent film Nate and Margaret as Margaret.  Natalie received Jeff awards for her work in Abigail’s Party and The Butcher of Baraboo at A Red Orchid and Life and Limb at Wisdom Bridge. She holds a MSW from Loyola University Chicago, a BA in Theatre at Indiana University and she attended Webber Douglas Academy in London.


MacArthur Award 2016

Posted on March 21, 2016

  As many of you have heard, A Red Orchid Theatre has been named one of the 14 recipients of this year’s MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.  We …

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Professional Development Series

A Red Orchid Theatre Professional Development: **This class is now full. Please check back for upcoming offerings and if you would like to be added to our contact list to …

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