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Rocco Natale

A Newington-Cropsey Fellowship recipient for dramatic writing and research, Rocco Natale is a playwright and director. His plays have been performed internationally and at The Cherry Lane Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop's 4th Street Theatre, Inside Broadway, Urban Stages and Arena Stages. Rocco's adaptations of Great Expectations and K.C.@BAT are published by YOUTHPlays. His play Smoke Signals holds the distinction of receiving the Siff Grant for educational performance and was developed to tour with Hospital Audiences, Inc. Rocco has had the pleasure of working with Signature Theatre Company, Arena Stage, Mirror Repertory Company, The University of Connecticut and Shakespeare on the Sound. BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. MA: New York University; BA: New York University, CAS: The University of Bridgeport. Guest Lecture: Playwriting (Sacred Heart University.)