Natalia Temesgen



Daniel Vang, Zack Waxenberg

3 Arts Entertainment

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Ayo Adeyeye

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West Hollywood, CA 90069


Natalia Naman Temesgen is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. Her plays have been produced in New York, Princeton, Philadelphia, Boston, Atlanta, and Columbus, GA. She was recently a Staff Writer on Netflix's "Dear White People" and is currently a Story Editor on HBO Max's "Julia."


Natalia is a 2021 Artist in Residence and recipient of the Film Focus Fellowship at Serenbe Institute. She received the American Playwriting Foundation's 2019 "Relentless Award" Honorable Mention for "Lawnpeople," a political drama dealing with immigration, identity, and motherhood. Her play "Ace: The Eugene Bullard Story" is an epic bio-play about the first African-American fighter pilot. In 2022, her play "Look Forward: The Ruby Bridges Story" will debut at the Springer Opera House.


Natalia is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Columbus State University and has regularly contributed to The Columbusite, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, and American Theatre Magazine. 


BA: English, Princeton University

MFA: Dramatic Writing, NYU Tisch


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