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Natalie Weiss

Summer Workshop Faculty

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Natalie Weiss gained an international following from her performance videos and popular YouTube web series, "Breaking Down the Riffs." As a private vocal coach and master class teacher, she trains performers across the US and throughout the world. Natalie guides singers with her trademarked method to break down riffs and runs from pop icons and often refers to her mission as “Pop Singing for Dummies.”

Natalie is one of the most sought-after voices among new musical theatre writers and is a soloist on several albums by numerous new musical theatre composers. She just completed a run of the off-Broadway show Emojiland as a Construction Worker. She is part of the vocal ensemble on the acclaimed soundtrack for The Greatest Showman, can be heard on the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Dear Evan Hansen as one of the Virtual Community Voices, and is one of four singers on the main jingles for The Incredibles 2. Other credits include Everyday Rapture on Broadway, national tours of Les Misérables and Wicked, and regional productions of Ghost and Chess. Natalie received her BFA in musical theatre from Penn State University. She has plans to develop an online riff course within the next few years. For more info, visit her website. (@thenatalieweiss on socials)