Natesha is a writer and director for television, theatre and film.
Currently, Natesha is also penning her first hour long episode of television for the highly anticipated Netflix/Fremantle series HEARTBREAK HIGH. She is also writing an episode for the second season of Tim Minchin’s UPRIGHT produced by Lingo Pictures/Foxtel. Natesha has completed writing 2 episodes for an upcoming Nickelodeon/Fremantle action-comedy series airing in 2022, as well has having written several sketches for the Amazon original comedy series ‘THE MOTH EFFECT’ produced by Bunya Films to be released later in 2021. Natesha’s screenwriting credits also include THE UNLISTED (Aquarius Films/Netflix), BIG WORDS, SMALL STORIES (Moody Street Productions/Telegael) and season 2 of GET KRACK!N (ABC).
Natesha was a resident playwright at Melbourne Theatre Company from 2017 to 2019. Her debut play JEREMY AND LUCAS BUY A FUCKING HOUSE (which she also performed in and co-directed), premiered to a sell-out season in 2017 returned to La Mama in 2018 for another sell-out season as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. JEREMY AND LUCAS BUY A FUCKING HOUSE was nominated for Best Writing at the 2019 Green Room Awards. Her other plays have been performed at: Malthouse, Belvoir’s 25A; Melbourne Theatre Company’s Cybec Electric; La Mama Theatre; Play Writing Australia’s National Play Festival; Melbourne Fringe Festival; and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Natesha’s original play HELLO, WORLD! - a dark comedy about climate change for young people, debuted online in 2020 for the Malthouse Theatre, and is set to be restaged for a live audience in 2021.
Natesha made her directorial debut in 2021 with her 3D animated short film EGGS CANNOT FLY, produced by LateNite Films with funding support from Film Victoria and Epic Games. Natesha is currently developing her first feature-length film amongst other screen projects.