For a full list of Acting credits, resume and media kit, contact Nicolle directly.

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Nicolle is a professional actor ( CAEA/ UBCP) , a graduate from the University of Victoria with a BFA in Theatre, Acting Specialization (1991). She also studied in a unforgettable Summer Lab Intensive with Monsieur Jacques Lecoq at l’ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris, France where she actually built the structure of “JOY” in French of course.

Nicolle’s career as an actor has spanned across Canada to regional theatres, where she has had the opportunity to perform in over 30 dramatic and comedic roles. Nicolle has also worked as an actor in radio, film/tv and theatre. She also has worked as a Director and Dramaturg.

Some of her most favorite theatre roles have included: “B” in PostSecret (Firehall Theatre), Carol in Oleanna, (Nanaimo Festival Theatre), Constanze in Amadeus, (Western Canada Theatre), Isabelle in The Orphan Muses, (English language premiere, Belfry Theatre/Western Canada Theatre), Maggie in Lend Me A Tenor (Theatre NorthWest), Patsy in Perfect Pie and Eve in Waiting for the Parade (Great Canadian Theatre Company). For a list of film/tv credits.

Nicolle began writing & performing comedy by touring her own solo shows in 1998, with her first one woman show, Brownie Points, Boldly Going Where No Brownie Has Gone Before. This solo show was nominated for “Outstanding Performance” & “Outstanding Original Play” at the 1998 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards, receiving Pick of the Vancouver Fringe, many productions, an American premiere and was adapted into an award winning short film. Her passion in theatre led her to began to explore her own voice and write her own plays.

To date, Nicolle has written 11 new plays, received professional productions of her work, including 2 additional solo shows, Mamahood: Bursting into Light directed by  TJ Dawe has received critical acclaim and has been performed across Canada. Through this autobiographical solo show, she became a Maternal Mental Health Advocate and part of her story is published in an anthology, You Are Not Alone, an anthology of Perinatal Mental health stories from conception to postpartum.

Praise for Mamahood: Bursting into Light

“Nattrass is a big-hearted and fearlessly vulnerable performer whose charm is a great strength of this show. Mothers who’ve believed themselves to be alone in falling short of ideals are this show’s natural audience. Nattrass has given them a gift.”

Kathleen Oliver, Theatre Reviewer, The Georgia Straight

Praise for third solo show, Suddenly 50

Suddenly 50 Promo/Youtube link here

Here’s what artists and audiences are saying about her new Solo show, Suddenly 50-

“Suddenly 50 takes its audience on a roller coaster ride of emotions, which is my favourite kind of theatre! It is a deeply personal yet universal story beautifully told by its immensely engaging and talented creator and performer, Nicolle Nattrass.”  

Julia Mackey, Actor/Playwright (Jake’s Gift)


“Suddenly 50 resonated so profoundly that I was moved to tears and cheers. Nicolle Nattrass delivers a poignantly funny and insightful edification on what it means to find yourself at the middle of your life. It’s a tour-de-force performance that’s not to be missed by the young, old and everyone in between.”

Karen Jeffery , Artistic Director Sunset Theatre

“The words gotta dance and these do. You Go NATTRASS, double crank that truth, comedy, shotgun—and as the song says “hit me with your best shot… FIIIIRE AWAAAY” 

David Gow, Playwright/Actor/Director (Cherry Docs)

“This is a gorgeous piece of storytelling – smart, poignant, hopeful and deeply affecting. Nicolle is a masterful writer and performer and Suddenly 50 is something very special.”

Michaela Jeffery, Playwright WROL (Without Rule of Law)

“Nicolle’s work in “Suddenly 50” is grounded, compelling, and energized. Raw, funny, engaging storytelling with a deep depth of honesty. Highly recommend it. Great writing, excellent performance, superb show.”   

Brendan Bailey, Actor/Playwright (Sawney’s Legacy)

Link to Nicolle’s work as a playwright or a list of plays

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