Natasha Fielding

Originally from London, UK, Natasha grew up in Woodbury, CT. She received her Vaganova-based training at Nutmeg Ballet under the tutelage of Sharon E. Dante and graduated valedictorian both academically and in ballet. Natasha received honors at ARTS Recognition and Talent Search, IV New York International Ballet Competition, IV Paris International Ballet Competition, and the 20ieme Prix de Lausanne. She attended summer workshops at Boston Ballet, and The School of American Ballet.

Ms. Fielding danced as an artist with Boston Ballet, Texas Ballet Theatre, Ballet Arizona. Her classical repertoire includes Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Le Corsaire, Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, and Paquita. She enjoyed dancing many roles in the ballets of George Balanchine including Serenade, Symphony in C, Mozartiana, Who Cares?, Theme and Variations, and Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2. She has worked with contemporary choreographers such as Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, Elisa Monte, Eliot Feld, Lila York, Trey McIntyre, and Graham Lustig. She performed leading roles in American Classics such as Rodeo, Billy the Kid, as Tinkerbell in Peter Pan, as well as premiering Merce Cunningham’s Breakers. Ms. Fielding returned to the stage in 2022 with Oklahoma City Ballet as Prudence in Val Caniparoli’s Lady of the Camellias.

Natasha has been coached by Natalia Dudinskaya, Sergei Berejnoi, Eleanor D’Antuono, Tatiana Legat, Suki Schorer, Vladimir Kolesnikov, Caroline Llorca, Suzanne Farrell, Cynthia Gregory, Terence Orr, Tatiana Terekhova, Victoria Simon, Sorella Englund, Nicolaj Hubbe, Joan Kunsch, Donna Bonasera and Francia Russell, among others. She has guest taught and coached at the Nutmeg Conservatory, was the Residential Assistant and coach for the 1996 New York International Ballet Competition, and as guest master teacher throughout the United States.

Ms. Fielding (then Natasha Brooksher) was Owner/Artistic Director of Brooksher Ballet in Arizona from 2004-2020. Her students had wonderful successes at Youth America Grand Prix, where she was awarded “Outstanding Teacher” and “Outstanding School.” She relocated to Oklahoma City in 2020 to join the principal faculty of Oklahoma City Ballet School. Her students at OKCB range from primary levels through the professional company. She was awarded “Outstanding Teacher” by YAGP in 2022.

Photo Credit: Shevaun Williams