BNT Founding Company Dancer
Natalie Anton started dancing at the age of 10 under the direction of Kaye Lewis, and then Svetlana Sanova Nikolai Semikov. She attended summer programs at BYU and the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. Natalie has guest performed with the Midwest Regional Ballet in Joplin, MO, The Oaks Ballet in Lake Dallas, Collin County Ballet Theater and Mejia Ballet. Natalie trained in the Vaganova technique and Balanchine style. She enjoyed an apprenticeship with Ballet Arlington, then danced at the University of North Texas, where she studied modern and trained in ballet under Arleen Sugano. After UNT, Natalie joined Metropolitan Classical Ballet, directed by Paul Mejia and Alexander Vetrov. There she performed in such ballet as Paganini, Walpurgis Night, La Bayadere, Raymonda, Marketenka, as well as Balanchine ballets including Four Temperaments, Square Dance, Who Cares?, and Firebird, as well as several original works. She danced with Avant Chamber Ballet from its inaugural season and has performed in several world premier ballets by Katie Cooper, Emily Hunter, Janie Richards, Kimi Nikaidoh, and others, as well as works by Balanchine and Paul Mejia. Natalie is a founding member of Ballet North Texas.