Natalie Pascarella has been studying dance since the age of 5. She began her studies under the direction of Patricia Penenori at Mary Lynic, then transferring to Patricia Penenori Dance Center. She has experience in all styles of dance ranging from ballet, jazz, modern and hip hop. In 2000, Natalie was ranked 12th in the Contest of Champions National Competition. Ms. Pascarella obtained a Minor in Dance from Florida International University. She went on to train at the Alvin Ailey School of Dance Summer Intensive.
Natalie’s passion for dance pushed her toward teaching. She has taught at the Coral Gables School of Dance, Miami Dance and Music Academy and has also covered classes at the Ballet Academy of Miami. Natalie has now found her home here at the Coconut Grove School of Ballet.