Natalie Heller is a movement artist and educator whose work bridges choreography and visual art. In the past she has worked with actors, musicians, visual artists and filmmakers. Her creative interest is centered on giving a first person account of lived experience. She began creating performance work in 2006 and has been supported by a number of organizations including Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst, the Ministry of Culture and Education of Cyprus, French Institute among others. Natalie earned a BA from Oxford University in Philosophy and French and then continued her training in dance at Dance New Amsterdam in NYC and Espedance in France. In 2012 she attained her Master degree in Creative Practice with distinction from Trinity Laban in London. This program included an influential period of study with choreographer Rosemary Butcher, whose artistic vision and methodology are instrumental to Natalie's current work. Recent collaborations include working with Karl Frost (Body Research-Seattle), Karl Paquemar (Ergot-France), Arianna Economou (Echo Arts-Cyprus) and Tom Pain (independent film director-UK). Natalie now teaches somatic practices at Leiden University and in her work continues to explore the question: How do we experience our humanity?