Natalie began her dance training in 1978 and her music training in 1979. She has studied extensively in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, and pointe as well as piano, voice, and flute. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management and was granted numerous awards throughout high school and college, including the illustrious National Arion Award for music. She has studied dance and music around the country with renowned artists, choreographers, and companies including Joffrey Ballet and Boston Ballet for dance and James Galway for flute. Her performance credits include lead and supporting roles in numerous productions including The Nutcracker, West Side Story, Sweet Charity, Marvelous Wonderettes, Bye Bye Birdie, and more. Over the course of her career she has taught ages 3 to adult and filled the roles of assistant producer, producer, music director, assistant director, marketing manager, assistant choreographer, choreographer, and director.
On the business side she has served as HR, CFO, Online Marketing Specialist, Business/Office Manager, and many other roles for a wide range of businesses. Natalie has choreographed award winning regional and national competition pieces for Stoughton Center for the Arts Dance Company and has had numerous dance and music students continue professionally as performers and directors around the country. She was a Music and Dance Instructor and Business Manager for SCPA from 1996 through 2005. Natalie is absolutely thrilled to be serving her purpose; teaching and sharing her knowledge and love of the arts and continuing the legacy of The Stoughton Center for the Arts.