Natalia Alonso

Michael Waldrop

Natalia Alonso (Contemporary Ballet Repertory) began her professional career in dance when joining Ballet Hispanico in 2001, where she danced through 2008 for which she received accolades on Dance Magazine’s cover story. She later joined Complexions Contemporary Ballet where she danced for 5 seasons. Theater credits include the role of Maria Tallchief in the Lincoln Center Theater play, Nikkolai and the Others. She can also be seen in commercial publications, such as Discount Dance and Baltogs, as well as several TV shows including “Law and Order: SVU”. Ms. Alonso is currently performing with the Metropolitan Opera and has appeared in productions of Die Rosenkavalier, Carmen, La Nozze de Figaro, Die Fledermaus, Lucia di Lamamoor, Rigoletto and Turandot. Before beginning her career as a professional dancer, Ms. Alonso, received a BA in Economics from Wesleyan University, where she also performed and co-directed a student run dance company. Ms. Alonso has taught classes at institutions such as The Joffrey Ballet School, Julliard, Barnard, Broadway Dance Center, Perry Mansfield and Bella Moxi , and other universities. She has served as Interim Rehearsal Director and Ballet Master for Complexions as well as set works for Ballet Hispanico. She is also a certified GYROTONIC® instructor.