Natalie Burn is a fast-rising Hollywood actress, dancer, Prima Ballerina, choreographer, writer, singer, composer and producer with a résumé that is genuinely unique. Currently Ms Burn is partnering up with Wesley Snipes to produce “59 Rows of Teeth” written by W. Peter Iliff. Recently starring in “Awaken”, a feature film that she created and produced, co-starring Darryl Hannah, Vinnie Jones, Robert Davi and Edward Furlong, Ms. Burn has also had key roles in “Expendables 3” with Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Antonio Banderas and Harrison Ford where she played the wife of Mel Gibson, she also appears in “Killer Mermaid/Nymph” with Franco Nero, “Criminal” with Jordi Molla , Kevin Costner, and Tommy Lee Jones , in “Mechanic Resurrection” with Jason Statham and Jessica Alba. As well as having lead roles in “Karla”, “Downhill” and “The Ghosts of Garip” in addition to prominent spots in several other films and TV series. But it’s her path to Hollywood that sets her apart from other actresses of her generation.
Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Natalie was guided into ballet training from the age of 4 by her mother, a former ballerina herself. By age 9, she was admitted into the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet School in Moscow, and in her teens, she moved to London to complete her education at the Royal Ballet School. In a few years she was admitted to the Rambert Dance at the Brunel University where she was keen in learning the art of choreography and modern forms of dance. Natalie had a great dance career performing on top stages all over the world. As a choreographer, Ms Burn has worked for numerous theatrical productions as well as putting on her own show for Unesco called “AstroBallet”. She also funded her own charity organization for environmental awareness where she presented her own ballet called “Stella” which gained the support of Michelle Rodrigues and Owen Wilson. She has also worked with stars such as Paula Abdul, Nelly, Jackson 5, Eros Ramazotti and Mario. Natalie also appeared as a model on the cover of Calvin Harris album “Motion”.
Later she decided to pursue her love of performing and creativity through acting. She moved to Los Angeles and was admitted to the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in West Hollywood, later she continued her studies at the renowned Actors Studio. It was in Los Angeles where Ms Burn teamed up with Benny ‘the Jet’ and trained kickboxing, jiu jitsu, wire work, knife, gun and sword fighting. Because of her international background and ability to speak 4 languages – not to mention her rather exceptional fighting spirit- Natalie caught the attention of casting agents and producers in Hollywood, and she began winning small roles that helped her hone her craft.
Natalie now actively produces and stars in independent films. Through her company 7Heaven Productions she produced her first project “Fallen Angel,” she starred as a composer turned heroin addict. The short film won The Merit Award at the 2014 Accolade Competition for the outstanding work by a female filmmaker. Than “Awaken”, which has appeared at more than 20 international film festivals, the film shows her vulnerability and growing confidence as an actress, as well as her ability to take on physical and highly choreographed action film roles. Natalie Burn won Best Actress Awards for her role as Billy Kope in Awaken, at Sunscreen Film Festival and Los Angeles Movie Awards as well as was nominated at NoHo Cine Fest. On top of that Awaken won additional 10 awards for Best Feature at different International Film Festivals.
The Expendables 3
Man Are The Bait
In the Name of the King: Two Worlds
BloodRayne: The Third Reich
Trail of Blood
The Second Coming of Christ
The Ghosts of Garip
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