NATALYA MacDONALD-RISNER (Young Beggar, Fan, Belinda, Want, Turkey Child, Ensemble) is excited to return to the stage at the Clarence Brown Theatre after a 5 year pause to pursue film and commercial acting! She made her debut at CBT in 2017 as Tiny Tim. She studied acting at Acting Up in Atlanta and is a current vocal student at Maryville Music Academy. She has been featured in many print and television commercial projects, including Dollywood, Pink Jeep Tours, and Yamaha Watercraft. She has also been the lead and featured talent in numerous films. Currently, she has been working on songs in the studio, hoping to release an album in the near future. Natalya is an 8th grade student at Samuel Everett School of Innovation. She would like to thank CBT for this opportunity, and her family and friends for their continued support.