Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Natalie grew up loving to perform. Natalie went to Ohio University where she earned her masters and bachelor degrees in journalism, as well as a specialization in dance. Before moving to Chicago, Natalie interned at Dance Alloy, a premiere contemporary dance company in Pittsburgh led by Greer Reed. Natalie has been a part of the All About Dance family since 2010, and currently teaches ballet and hip hop. In addition to dance, Natalie also works full time in public relations in downtown Chicago.