Natalie Graves Tucker is an actor, writer, voiceover artist, producer and Founder of Blackstage DC. In addition to numerous commercials and voiceovers, she has appeared on DC-area stages such as Studio Theatre, Theater Alliance, African Continuum Theatre, Folger Theatre, and 1st Stage.
Natalie walked away from a 20-year marketing career at AARP to pursue acting full time. Since then, she has created Blackstage DC, an online media outlet, to highlight multicultural actors and theatre with a connection to the greater DC area. She’s a theater writer for DC Refined, a member of New York Women of Film & TV, and a Board Member for Story Pirates, an arts education and media organization that brings stories, written by kids, to life through theatre. She has a B.A. degree in Speech Communication from University of Maryland at College Park and a Master’s degree in Social Work/Social Service Administration from Howard University. She is married to Melvin Tucker and has two teen sons. She divides her time between New York and Maryland.