Natalie Ortiz is a native of San Antonio, Texas where she studied various disciplines from a young age at San Antonio Dance Academy. She is a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, with a B.S. in Business with a concentration in International Business.
Natalie is an original member of OUI DANSE contemporary dance company created by Brice Mousset. She is also his assistant choreographer. She has exclusively trained under Brice Mousset in contemporary dance and has had the privilege to be featured in his award winning works: Travailler at The Salvatore Capezio Theater and French Amour at St. Marks' Church.
With OUI DANSE, Natalie had the honor to perform at the Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out Series, Skirball Center of Performing Arts, REVERB Dance APAP, Nudance at Riverside Church, and many more. In addition to performing, she has had the pleasure to be Brice Mousset's assistant choreographer for Broadway Bares 2014, Nuvo TV upfronts, and Wolford fashion event.
Natalie also has a thriving commercial career. She trained under Rhapsody James in her Motivating Excellence season three commercial training program. Natalie has had the opportunity to dance for Kanye West in his My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy shows and is featured in his music video Lost in the World. She has also had the opportunity to dance for Alicia Keys on the MTV VMAs (Luam), Pharrell, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Neyo, and more.
Natalie has danced on Glee (Fox), Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman, commercials for MTV, VH1 plus, Sharp Aqous and industrials for Kahlua, Allergan and more. She was also a fitness dance expert on the Six:02 Fit Crew for Footlockers newest store, Six:02 in 2013-2014.