Get to Know Natalia Harrison
Natalia was born and raised in Albuquerque where she began her training at Alwin’s School of Dance at age three. She has been dancing classical ballet for 18 years, as well as many other forms of dance including contemporary, jazz, tap, and modern. She has performed in various productions including The Nutcracker, George Balanchine’s Valse Fantasy, and The Sleeping Beauty, as well as playing the role of Mary in both Christmas Joy and How Love Wins. In 2014, Natalia was selected to compete in the Cecchetti International Classical Ballet Competition where she placed in the finals, earning her a scholarship with Richmond Ballet Company as a Trainee for a year. There, she trained rigorously, performing in The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, George Balanchine’s Serenade, and several contemporary pieces. In 2016, Natalia returned to NMBC and was featured as Dew Drop in The Nutcracker. This is her third season with NMBC.