Natalia Sheptalova grew up in Moscow, Russia. She trained at The Moscow State Academy of Choreography (The Bolshoi Ballet Academy), then with the Russian Academy of the Theatrical Art - GITIS. She joined The Russian National Ballet company in 2003. Her repertoire with that company included various roles in classical ballets like Swan Lake, Gizelle, Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, La Bayadère, Cinderella, and Paquita. In USA she works as a ballet teacher in Joffrey Ballet School and in Jewish Dance Institute in New York City. This is her third year performing with Pink Pig Ballet.