Natalie Sowell

Associate Professor of Theatre
Hampshire College Professor Natalie Sowell
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Natalie Sowell
On Leave of Absence Fall 2020 - Spring 2023.

Natalie Sowell, associate professor of theatre, specializes in theatre for young audiences, creative drama, storytelling, and theatre for social change.

She received a B.S. in biology from Creighton University, a M.F.A. in theatre for youth from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is a trained Theatre of the Oppressed practitioner. She has taught numerous creative drama and theatre workshops in schools, prisons, community centers, and churches throughout the U.S. and in Nigeria and served as artistic director of UJIMA YOUTHEATRE for seven years. Her areas of interest include critical pedagogy and liberatory education, diversity and interculturalism in theatre for young audiences, arts integration, multicultural critical literacy, and African American theatre. In her spare time, Sowell works as a professional storyteller and diversity in education consultant.