Natasha Kusch —
Natasha Kusch was born in Nikopol, Ukraine. Following studies at the College of Theater in Dnjepropetrowsk she danced as Soloist with the Dnjepropetrovsk´s Theatre of Opera and Ballet.
After studying at the Ballettkonservatorium of St. Pölten, Austria, she danced in Cairo (Egypt) and Magdeburg (Germany). In 2005 she joined the Vienna State Opera Ballet, and was promoted to Soloist in 2011. Natasha has danced leading roles in many ballets, including La Sylphide, Swan Lake, Giselle, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet (Cranko), Onegin and Raymonda, amongst others.
Natasha was a guest artist in Queensland Ballet’s 2012 International Gala, and joined the Company as a Principal Dancer in August 2013.