Biography

Natascha Mair was born in Vienna (Austria). She received her education from the age of seven at the Vienna State Opera, where she was taught by Gabriele Haslinger, Karen Henry, Galina Skuratova and Evelyn Téri, among others.

In 2012 she graduated from high school and passed her ballet diploma exam with seventeen and has been engaged from the 2012/13 season on at the Vienna State Ballet. In 2012, Natascha Mair was awarded the Jury Prize at the International Ballet School Competition in Beijing and received the first prize in the Premio Roma Danza. In 2014 she was promoted to demi-soloist and in 2016 to soloist.

In December 2018, Vienna State Ballet Director Manuel Legris promoted Mair to first soloist following a performance of Rudolf Nureyev's The Nutcracker at the Vienna State Opera House.

In 2020 Natascha Mair left the Vienna State Ballet and was appointed principal dancer at the English National Ballet.

She also appears as a guest principal in many lead roles and galas in europe and overseas.
Several television appearances including in the broadcasts of the New Year's Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic, the opening of the Vienna Opera Ball and “Just ballet” documentary.

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