Nadine is an actress currently based in New York City.
Born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, of very multicultural heritage. After moving to the US, she began her dramatic and musical studies at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts, in Massachusetts, graduated with a BFA from Syracuse University's Drama Department, and then went on to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London.
Nadine was most recently in the NYTimes Critic's Pick,
INTRACTABLE WOMAN a theatrical memo on Russian journalist Anna Politkovskya, produced by Play Company. She was also in the site specific one woman show, OH MY SWEET LAND written & directed by Amir Nizar Zuabi, also a NYTimes Critic's Pick, produced by Play Company. She recently appeared as Laila in the World Premiere adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's novel A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at The Old Globe in San Diego, and the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, for which she won an SF Theatre Critics Circle Award (Best Principal Actress). She also appeared as the title role in the world premiere of SALOMÉ, written and directed by Yaël Farber, at the Shakespeare Theatre Co in Washington, DC. The show won seven 2016 Helen Hayes awards, including Best Play.
More recent stage work in New York City includes Ismail Khalidi's new work DEAD ARE MY PEOPLE, produced by Noor Theatre Company as part of NYTW Next Door Series. Martyna Majok's qUEENS at Lincoln Center's LCTs, ULTIMATE BEAUTY BIBLE with Page73 (2016), Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO AND THE WHAT at Lincoln Center's LCT3 (2014), Red Bull Theatre’s THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL (2016), Nastaran Ahmadi’s EXILE, at the Cherry Lane (2013). In London, Nadine was Lady M in MACBETH at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
She has also developed new theatre work at The Sundance Theatre Lab, The Public Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, Complicité with directors Oscar Eustis, Kip Fagan, Mark Wing-Davey, and Simon McBurney. She is a resident company member of LubDub Theatre Lab, in NYC, developing movement-based work. Visit lubdubtheatre.org for more information.
Nadine made her feature film debut with Cherien Dabis' MAY IN THE SUMMER (2013), an opening night selection at the Sundance Film Festival, and was the lead roles in the short films RESOLUTIONS, written by Erica Saleh and directed by Tamara Fisch, as well as STATIC SHOCK BLACKOUT written and directed by Stefan Dezil. On TV she has appeared in HIGH MAINTENANCE, THE LOOMING TOWER, THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA, and ODD MOM OUT.
(photo by Vincent Tullo NYTimes)