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Nathaniel Shaw

 
Birth Place:
Menlo Park, California
Bio:
Nathaniel Keuter was born in Menlo Park, California to modern dancers Cliff Keuter and Elina Mooney. In fact, Cliff Keuter was on the cover of Dance Magazine the month Nathaniel was born. His parents eventually joined the dance faculty of Arizona State University, alongside long-time friend and ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Menlo Park, California

Bio:
Nathaniel Keuter was born in Menlo Park, California to modern dancers Cliff Keuter and Elina Mooney. In fact, Cliff Keuter was on the cover of Dance Magazine the month Nathaniel was born. His parents eventually joined the dance faculty of Arizona State University, alongside long-time friend and ... (read complete bio)
 

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Jessica Lee Goldyn, Nathaniel Shaw and Cast Photo

Jessica Lee Goldyn, Nathaniel Shaw and Cast

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Date:
10/15/2014
Becca Gottlieb, Nathaniel Shaw, Jan Neuberger  Photo

Becca Gottlieb, Nathaniel Shaw, Jan Neuberger

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Date:
07/19/2013


Nathaniel Shaw, Barry Harman, Keith Herrmann, Frank Conway

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02/24/2010


Nathaniel Shaw, Barry Harman, Keith Herrmann

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02/24/2010
 

Nathaniel Shaw Biography

Nathaniel Keuter was born in Menlo Park, California to modern dancers Cliff Keuter and Elina Mooney. In fact, Cliff Keuter was on the cover of Dance Magazine the month Nathaniel was born. His parents eventually joined the dance faculty of Arizona State University, alongside long-time friend and colleague Daniel Nagrin, and Nathaniel began his life-long love affair with the performing arts, studying under Steve Wilson, Debra Jo Davey, and Bart Evans.

After receiving his BA in Musical Theater from the University of Northern Colorado, Nathaniel Shaw moved to New York to pursue a career in theater and dance. In 2004, Nathaniel was invited to join the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Nathaniel and his father are the only parent-child combination to have both danced for Mr. Taylor. Initially, he was brought on board as a temporary replacement for Taylor-great Patrick Corbin who was out with an injury. However, Mr. Taylor quickly saw Nathaniel’s potential and offered him a full-time position, briefly carrying an extra company member to make room for him. In just three years with the company, Nathaniel danced featured roles in Taylor classics such as 'Mercuric Tidings', 'Lost Found Lost', 'Arden Court', 'Sea to Shining Sea', and 'Cloven Kingdom' amongst many others. He also originated roles in new Taylor classics 'Spring Rounds' and 'Banquet of Vultures'.

In 2006, Nathaniel returned to the theatre, playing such iconic roles as Curly in 'Oklahoma', while also dancing Dream Curly for choreographer Tyce Diorio (So You Think You Can Dance), Will Parker in 'Oklahoma', sharing the stage with Tony Award Winner Kelli O’Hara and Tony Nominee Will Chase, Zach in 'A Chorus Line', under the direction of Mitzi Hamilton and playing opposite Jessica Lee Goldyn, Joe Hardy in Damn Yankees alongside Jim Corti and directed by Jefferson Award Winner Marc Robin, Rooster in Annie with Jan Neuberger, Jerry Lukowski in 'The Full Monty', Jesus in 'Godspell', Riff in 'West Side Story', Ren in 'Footloose', Lt. Cable in 'South Pacific', Younger Brother in 'Ragtime', and The Emcee in 'Cabaret'.

In New York, Shaw began self-producing under Last Look Productions, a name chosen to honor the legendary Paul Taylor ballet, starring as Pale in 'Burn This', and Alex in 'Serenading Louie.' This effort led to the formation of The Active Theater, which Nathaniel led as Artistic Director for six seasons. Under his leadership the company collaborated with artists such as Tony Nominees Marcia Milgrom Dodge and Xanthe Elbrick, Jeremy Dobrish, Michael McGlone, Marc Robin, ACME Sound, Bobby Pearce, and Paul Miller. Estelle Parsons, David Hyde Pierce, Austin Pendleton, Dee Hoty, Chuck Cooper, and Bobby Steggert all raised their voices in support of Active and its mission. For the company, Shaw directed the first New York City revival of 'The Violet Hour' , which received an Innovative Theater Award Nomination for Best Revival, the World Premiere of 'Bridgeboy', and the World Premiere of 'Body Language', which received four nominations at the Midtown International Theatre Festival. He later remounted 'Body Language' starring Lucy Owen and Christian Campbell.

Nathaniel's regional credits include the direction of 'Peter and the Starcatcher 'at Virginia Rep, the direction and choreography of 'South Pacific' at West Virginia Public Theatre, starring Jessica Lee Goldyn, 'Hair' and 'Hairpsray' , which earned a combined 20 New Hampshire Theatre Award nominations including Best Production, Best Director, and Best Choreography for each, 'Legally Blonde', 'Damn Yankees', starring Jessica Lee Goldyn and Dirk Lumbard, 'Miracle on South Division Street', which received a nomination for Play of the Year at the Syracuse Area Live Theater Awards, 'Grease', 'Stop the World I Want To Get Off', 'A Chorus Line' and 'Spelling Bee'.

In 2013, Nathaniel joined the team of the Tony Award winning production of Once as an Associate Choreographer for Tony Nominee Steven Hoggett. In addition to oversight of both the Broadway production and First National Tour, Nathaniel traveled with Tony Award Winning director John Tiffany and Music Supervisor Martin Lowe to cast productions in both South Korea and Australia.

In 2015, Nathaniel joined the Tony and Olivier Award winning producers Glass Half Full as the Development Director, responsible for sourcing new projects for development and eventual production. Glass Half Full is best recognized for the Tony Award Winning production of 'Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime', 'Twelfth Night' and 'Richard III' starring Mark Rylance, and the Olivier Award winning 'Sunny Afternoon'.





Nathaniel Shaw News

Photos: First Look at the U.S. Premiere of THE BARBER OF MOVILLE at Firehouse Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at the U.S. Premiere of THE BARBER OF MOVILLE at Firehouse Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Firehouse Theatre is presenting the U.S. premiere of Irish playwright Ronan Carr's new play THE BARBER OF MOVILLE. The limited run begins performances at Firehouse on Thursday June 23 and closes on Sunday July 17, 2022. Check out photos here!

Firehouse Produces U.S. Premiere of Ronan Carr's THE BARBER OF MOVILLE Photo Firehouse Produces U.S. Premiere of Ronan Carr's THE BARBER OF MOVILLE
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2022

Firehouse Theatre has announced that it will produce the U.S. premiere of Ronan Carr's play THE BARBER OF MOVILLE for a limited run from June 23 thru July 17, 2022.

Firehouse Will Produce U.S. Premiere Of Ronan Carr's THE BARBER OF MOVILLE Photo Firehouse Will Produce U.S. Premiere Of Ronan Carr's THE BARBER OF MOVILLE
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

Firehouse Theatre has announced that it will produce the U.S. premiere of Ronan Carr's play THE BARBER OF MOVILLE for a limited run from June 23 through July 17, 2022.

Theaters Offering Virtual Summer Classes, Workshops and More! Photo Theaters Offering Virtual Summer Classes, Workshops and More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2020

Summer is here, and that means an abundance of heat, sunshine, and creativity just waiting to be brought to life. While the global health crisis may still be keeping the doors to most theaters shut, theater companies around the country have risen to the challenge and created new doors to walk through- virtual ones!

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents Virtual Summer Camps Photo Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents Virtual Summer Camps
by A.A. Cristi - May 29, 2020

As the climate shifts from day to day, Virginia Rep is continually checking the recommendations of the CDC and of local, state and national governments and making adjustments to upcoming educational events.

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents Virtual Summer Camps Photo Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents Virtual Summer Camps
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020

As the climate shifts from day to day, Virginia Rep is continually checking the recommendations of the CDC and of their local, state and national governments and making adjustments to upcoming educational events.

BWW Review: Silliness is Raised to Absurd in Hanover Tavern's Hysterical 39 STEPS Photo BWW Review: Silliness is Raised to Absurd in Hanover Tavern's Hysterical 39 STEPS
by Jeremy Bustin - Mar 13, 2020

Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1935 film, 'The 39 Steps' is a typical Hitchcockian concoction of action, suspense and surprising twists, topped off with a bit of humor for good measure. Patrick Barlow's amusing adaptation ups the ante on the comedy and adds a bit of absurdity (and dozens of recognizable Hitchcockian references) to this award-winning farce, based on both the film and the 1915 John Buchanan novel. Thanks to a superb cast and crew, Richmond audiences can now experience one of the silliest and most entertaining plays at Virginia Repertory Theatre's Hanover Tavern through March 29.

Virginia Rep At Hanover Tavern Presents THE 39 STEPS Photo Virginia Rep At Hanover Tavern Presents THE 39 STEPS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2020

 Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of the first production of 2020 at the Hanover Tavern: The 39 Steps, opening Friday, February 14. The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning play mixes a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, and adds a dash of Monty Python, to create a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. This play is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of four), an onstage plane crash, and even some good old-fashioned romance!

BWW Interview: JOSH FRANKLIN at The Green Room 42 Photo BWW Interview: JOSH FRANKLIN at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 9, 2019

New musical theater works will have their Manhattan debut as Josh Franklin's friends Christopher Sieber and Caitlin Kinnunen and more from Broadway gather in concert at The Green Room 42.

BWW Review: ONCE at Fulton Theatre Photo BWW Review: ONCE at Fulton Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - Mar 23, 2019

Fulton Theatre's current production of Once is plagued by an unforgivable flaw...it's boring.

Nathaniel Shaw Videos

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes With Toto From Phoenix Theatre's THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2015

The Phoenix Theatre presents THE WIZARD OF OZ, opening the weekend of Nov 20 - 22. In the video below, check out a behind the scenes look at Bastien who stars as Toto!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of North Carolina Theatre's A CHORUS LINE
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2014

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional regional theatre producing professional Broadway musical revivals, announces the cast of its first production of the 2014/15 season, A Chorus Line, playing October 14 to October 19, 2014 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Check out a first look below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Theatre by the Sea's ANNIE, Opening Tomorrow
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2013

Leapin' Lizards!' ANNIE, one of the best-loved family musicals of all time, takes the stage at Theatre by the Sea (TBTS) from Wednesday, July 17, through Saturday, August 10. Press night is scheduled for Friday, July 19 at 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: THE VIOLET HOUR Opens at The Active Theatre!
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2012

The Active Theater (Nathaniel Shaw, Artistic Director) now in its fourth season, presents the New York revival of Richard Greenberg's THE VIOLET HOUR in assocation with Goode Productions. The play opened on Monday, March 12th at The Workshop Theater (312 W. 36th Street) and runs through March 25th. Check out the promo video below!