Natasha Danchenko: Performer, Collaborator
Born in Moscow, and having immigrated to Canada while still a child, Natasha's early love of dance eventually led to her attending the National Ballet School of Canada and later graduating from School of American Ballet in New York City. From there Natasha's career included dancing with Stanford City Ballet, American Ballet Company, Royal Swedish Ballet and The Phantom of the Opera.
Since 1999 Natasha has focused on 'dancing in the air' and has been an independent aerial/circus artist whose work, aside from the stage, has been featured in major motion pictures, TV series, Bravo Short films, commercials and magazines. As well as being on Cirque du Soleil talent roster, Natasha's live appearances have included performing for such companies as Microsoft ( Hong Kong ) Molson Indy, GM Canada Tour, Manulife, Skate Canada Awards, MSN/Bell Sympatico, Nobel Piece Prize Conference ( Oslo, Norway ) to name but a few. Natasha's performing career has encompassed Asia, North America and Scandinavia. Natasha has also been a certified Pilates instructor since 1996 and has taught classes and workshops in Pilates as well as aerial arts throughout North America and Scandinavia