BEAUTY & THE BEAST, CATS
Natasha Davison has over 25 years of diverse professional experience in performing (dancing, singing, acting), choreography, theatrical production, television production, broadcasting, writing, and directing.
She is highly experienced in musical theatre having worked both domestically and internationally with such luminaries as Rob Marshall, Kathleen Marshall, Matt West, Anthony Van Laast, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Michael Peters, Dee Dee Woods, Ben Vereen, Debbie Allen, Liza Minelli, Donna McKechnie and Hymie Rogers. She has been featured in musicals, television, film, commercials, radio and music videos. Career highlights include the national tour of “Cats” (Victoria), German premier and cast recording of Disney’s “ Beauty & the Beast” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, as well as the MGM television series “Fame”. Most favorite performing moment; dancing with Gene Kelly to “Singing in the Rain” in an NBC television special. Least favorite performing moment; drowning in a submerged car and then being zipped up in a body bag as “Mary Jo Kopechne”, in a network special on Chappaquiddick. Natasha has choreographed numerous productions including “Into the Woods”, “Suessical”, “Once Upon a Mattress”, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, and “Radio Days” (an original musical she co-wrote). Natasha is also an award-winning broadcast journalist. She has worked in television news (WSB-TV Atlanta, WCVB-TV Boston, CNN ),as a field producer for the nationally-syndicated medical magazine program “Healthbeat” with Dr. Timothy Johnson, and hosted television programs in New York and Los Angeles. She currently teaches and choreographs in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas.
She is a member of AEA, AFTRA, and SAG.
Education: B.A. in Journalism Georgia State University (NATAS Scholarship)
Dance Education: Atlanta School of Ballet, Boston Ballet, Joy of Movement (Boston)
Jeanette Neil Dance (Company member), Steps (NYC) on scholarship,
Broadway dance (NYC), The David Howard School (NYC)