Hometown: Gilbert, Arizona
Natalie Patel began ballet training at Ballet Etudes in Arizona when she was seven years old. She spent her summers training at Ballet Etudes, The Royal Ballet School, and Washington Ballet. After attending the summer intensive at Washington Ballet, she joined them as a Trainee. As a Trainee, she performed with the company in Septime Weber’s The Nutcracker, George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations, and Julie Kent’s Sleeping Beauty. Natalie joined Philadelphia Ballet II during the 2023-2024 season.