Natasha Kusch —

Natasha Kusch
Principal Dancer

Natasha Kusch was born in Nikopol, Ukraine. She trained at the College of Theater in Dnjepropetrowsk and then 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 and Magdeburg. 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, John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet, Onegin and Raymonda.

Natasha performed in Queensland Ballet’s 2012 International Gal as a Guest Artist. She joined the Company as a Principal Dancer in August 2013.

Repertoire highlights

  • Sugar Plum Fairy in Ben Stevenson's The Nutcracker

  • Giselle in Ai-Gul Gaisina's Giselle

  • Juliet in John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet