Nathanael Fisher, M.F.A.

Nathanael Fisher is the Producing Artistic Director of the Emerald Coast Theater Company as well as a adjunct theatre professor at the University of West Florida and Gulf Coast State College. A Florida native, he received his B.A. in Theatre Studies from Palm Beach Atlantic University and later went on to receive his M.F.A. in Acting at Regent University. Immediately following undergraduate studies, his professional career was launched through the Equity Membership Candidacy Program at Jupiter Theatre. Nathanael has had the pleasure of performing on many of the stages throughout Florida, including American Stage, Eckert Theatre Co., Burt Reynolds Theatre, Angel Garden Theatre, Ballet Florida, The Mark II, Riverside Theatre, and Seaside Music Theatre and on stages across the United States. Favorite roles include Chris in All My Sons, Pete in Crazy for You, Sohovic in Damn Yankees, Gerry in Dancing at Lughnasa, Lee in True West, and Rochefort in Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of The Three Musketeers. As a producer, he has presented projects at the Orlando International Fringe Festival and founded the Regent Educational Theatre Tour and the Emerald Coast Theatre Company. Nathanael has directed reasons to be pretty, A Christmas Carol, and Anton in Show Business at University of West Florida, ART and his original adaptation of Dicken's A Christmas Carol titled A Dickens Christmas, and has also directed productions of Shakespeare, children’s theatre, theatre for young audiences, and more. Nathanael lives in Santa Rosa Beach with his wife Anna and daughters Mia, Bella and Zoe.