Natalia Muñoz Biography
She was born in Madrid and graduated in dance in the Real Conservatorio Profesional of Madrid, under Virginia Valero´s direction. Her teachers included Julia Estévez, Marisa Martínez, Rosa Naranjo, Ana Baselga, Luisa Ramosa and Eva López Crevillén, among others.
In 2002 she joined the Berlin Deutsche Opera, under Sylviane's Bayard's direction and two years later she began work with the Staatsballett Berlín, under Vladimir Malakhov´s direction.
She has danced in a wide range of classical ballets, such as Giselle, Sylphide, Bayadere, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Paquita, Manon, Copelia, Onegin and Sylvia. But she has also performed in neoclassic and contemporary pieces by 20th and 21th century choreographers, such as J. Cranko, M. Bejart, J. Kylián, G. Balanchine, W. Forsythe, P. Bart, H. Spoerli, A. Preljocaj, N. Duato, J. Robbins, M. Bigonzetti, J. Vamos, U. Scholz, I. Galili and M. Goecke, among others.
She joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza de España in September 2012, under José Carlos Martínez´s direction. In 2014 the company promoted her as a soloist dancer. Since joining CND she has danced leading roles in Don Quixote Suite, Raymonda Variations and Delibes Suite, by José Carlos Martínez; Allegro Brillante amd Who Cares?, by George Balanchine. She has also worked with other prestigious choreographers such as William Forsythe, Ohad Naharin, José Carlos Martínez, Tony Fabre, Goyo Montero, Jirí Kylián and Johan Inger, among others.