Bio

Born from a Mauritian father and a Reunionese mother, Nathalie Astruc left Reunion island before her 18s for studying Literacy in the prestigious university of La Sorbonne, Paris.

 

After three years, she decided to study journalism in ISCPA-Institut des Medias in Paris. The contact with professionnals gave her the chance to improve her interpersonnal skills and she reached national and international editorial offices as Reunion Premiere (ex-RFO, french overseas media) and RTBF (national belgian media).

 

Her studies done, she worked as journalist for a health and nutrition website, Sante la Vie and an audiovisual production company, Pronto Prod. This last experience gave her the opportunity to discover corporate communication.

 

She improved her experience in communication with the Sexy International Paris Film Festival, the first french and parisian edition of the Australian film festival.

 

She spent a year in Melbourne, Australia. She worked in different fields : communication, bakery and media. She collaborated with the Melbourne French Theatre, the Australian Centre of Performing Arts and Dusk Till Dawn Productions as Assistant Director on the musical 'Death to Carnivale!'.

 

She worked 6 months for French Fantaisies and Depot de Pain, two french bakeries.

 

ABC Radio Australia employed her as french translator for the Radio Australia website. She also had the opportunity to teach French in private tuition.

 

Back in Reunion island, she worked as a freelance PR for Naaga Dance Company, local training centres, Cours Saint-Paul and Cours et Formations Est Réunion, radio journalist for Reunion Premiere, model and hostess for Kwaheri Agency, translator and freelance perchman for local businesses.

 

In Adelaide, Nathalie studied Hospitality at TAFE Regency Park and got her Advanced Diploma in Hospitality in December 2014. She worked at SAH Modern Mediterranean Restaurant as Front of House Manager and PR for two years. 

 

She volunteered the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival as PR Assistant and the annual theatre event 'Cafe Theatre' as actor and had been elected Committee member of the Alliance Francaise of Adelaide in 2013. She also worked on the Adelaide French School Project and re-vamped the website of the French Consul in Adelaide in 2015.


She is currently living in Reunion island.


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