Natalie Mislang Mann is a native Angelena – who someone once described as having a Hilbert Space for culture.
Her intuitive ability to interpret interdisciplinary, cross-cultural developments led to a Master of Arts in Humanities from San Francisco State University. Before pursuing her degree, she lived in Florence, Italy and studied art history, literature and the Italian language. Natalie’s passion for the arts led to an internship at Patrick Painter Gallery, and a volunteer position at the Getty Center. Following in her mother’s footsteps, Natalie decided she could make the most societal difference as an educator. As a high school teacher, she realized she enjoyed leading experiential workshops, and developed curriculum to supplement field trips to LA Opera, LACMA and MOCA Pacific Design center.
While reviewing and critiquing plays, dance performances, musicals and operas as a staff writer for pLAywriting in the city (a former Los Angeles online arts magazine), Natalie started working on nonfiction pieces through UCLA Extension. She is currently crafting a memoir based upon her experiences growing up in the San Fernando Valley.
When she is not juxtaposing words on the computer or in her Moleskine, she co-facilitates writing workshops for adult non/writers.