Natalia Serra was born in in Campina, Brazil. She is in her second season with the New York State Ballet. She trained at Iris Ativa-Lina Penteado ballet school with the methodology of the Royal Academy of London, collected numerous awards in dance competitions and performed roles as Principal and Soloist, such as the Black Swan (Swan Lake), Kitri (Don Quixote) and Paquita. Natalia trained and graduated from the Miami City Ballet School from 2013-2016, where she performed roles as Principal and Soloist such as Gamzatti (La Bayadere), Le Sylphide and Sleeping Beauty and danced in Balanchine’s Western Symphony, Theme and Variation, Diamonds, and Serenade. With the New York State Ballet she has performed various roles in Snow Queen, the role of Fate in Carmen and danced in NYSB’s original productions of Carmina Burana and Dracula and as the Snow Queen in The Nutcracker. She performed most recently as Suzanna in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro and in Requiem.