Natalie was raised in Seattle, Washington where she trained at Turning Pointe Dance Center. She graduated with honors from Chapman University with a degree in Public Relations and Advertising in 2008. While in school she trained with Anaheim Ballet during their 2007-2008 season and her favorite works include Nutcracker and Balanchine's Serenade. Natalie performed in Mark Meismer's Evolution Dance Company where she worked with highly acclaimed choreographers including Dee Caspary, Jason Parsons, Liz Imperio and Justin Giles. She trained at Edge Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, California, under both Mandy Moore and Dee Caspary. Natalie has had the amazing opportunity to perform many pieces of their work in a variety of different venues including Choreographers Carnival in Los Angeles and the Elan Awards in New York City. For the past two years she has been a member of Justin Giles' company Soul Escape, and she recently had the opportunity to assist both Mia Michaels and Mandy Moore on the hit TV show "So You Think You Can Dance." Natalie currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she is a member of Odyssey Dance Theater and teaches at Center Stage Performing Arts Studio.