Natalie Gasparini began studying ballet locally at the age of three. Her serious training and study continued in NYC at Manhattan Youth Ballet, SLK Ballet and with summer intensives at American Ballet Theatre and Complexions. Her many instructors have included ABT Principal dancer Irina Dvorvenko, Sara Knight, Olga Dvorovenko, Deborah Wingert and Marina Stavitskaya. Natalie has been a top competitor at both the Youth America Grand Prix and CT Classic Ballet Competitions. Miss Gasparini is a graduate of SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Natalie is a James S. Barton “Emerging Artist” scholarship recipient. Certified to teach Adaptive Dance by Boston Ballet, Natalie is the Founder and Artistic Director of Adaptive Ballet and Dance located in Greenwich, CT. Natalie Gasparini is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum. Miss Gasparini is currently performing as a member of Visions Contemporary Ballet.