Nettie Kraft graduated with an MFA from Roosevelt University's CCPA in Chicago where she interned at Steppenwolf with Tracy Letts, Amy Morton, and many other amazing artists on a production of Betrayal, by Harold Pinter. Prior to that, while attaining her BFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder, she worked with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival and began a theatre company. She has studied abroad in England, and lived all over the United States, all in preparation for her move to Nashville. While in the great state of Tennessee she has been in several commercials and movies and seen on stage for the Tennessee Women's Theatre Project, Actor's Bridge Ensemble, the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Blackbird Theatre, and The Tennessee Rep. She is the Education Outreach Director at The Nashville Shakespeare Festival and is teaching at Belmont University, MTSU, TSU, and Watkins College as well as starting another theatre company, The Five Dollar Recession Theatre Company, with her friend and coworker Dr. James Al-Shamma. She also serves as the dialects coach to the ABC drama, Nashville.