Born to Polish parents Natalia began her career modeling and dancing in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her teenage years were spent as a dancer – training full time and eventually performing with the prestigious Royal Winnipeg Ballet. However, Natalia’s passion for acting soon became her focus as she began her training with the University of Winnipeg film and theatre studies. She went on to win Best Actress from the University’s film festival in 2011 for her work on Anniversary.

It wasn’t long before Natalia made her television debut in the tv series Todd and the Book of Evil on Space channel. She continued working in television with a recurring role on the TV project Roomies which premiered on Shaw TV last fall. A rising star on the indi scene – she is already lining up projects for this summer and fall. Beyond her work as an actor Natalia is an aspiring writer. Her debut film as writer and co-producer (which she also stars in) is set to win the “Audience Choice Award” at the 2014 toronto Crankyfest film festival.natalia-longley-canadian-actress-2