Originally from Redmond Washington, Natalie DuKane started training at an early age of 3. Continuing her love for dance she attended the University of Idaho in 2004 where she was a finalist at the 2008 American College Dance Festival for both performance and choreography.
Graduating in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics and Dance she has since been a guest instructor and competition judge throughout the Pacific Northwest including the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, American College Dance Festival and Technical Moves Dance Competition. Although familiar with many dance genres, Natalie’s classes focus on hip hop, contemporary/lyrical, jazz, and musical theater. She has a vast range of knowledge including recreational dance, studio competition, and concert dance. She is also versed Labanotation, the standard of historical dance notation.
Beyond dance, Natalie is active in the music industry and specializes in music marketing. Through her internet radio company she works with many retail chains from Spirit Halloween to Taco Bell, and various organizations including Warner Brothers Records, Universal Records, and Music Biz, formerly known as the Association for National Record and Merchants.