Natalia Pérez del Villar was born in Oviedo, Spain. She started her studies of dance at the age of nine with classical ballet. At the age of thirteen, she began to also study flamenco dance where she performed with the Cuadro Flamenco de Iván Bravo.
She moved to Jerez de la Frontera (Cadiz) to continue her flamenco studies at La Fundación Andaluza del Flamenco. Natalia studied with Iván Bravo, Matilde Coral, Rafael “el negro,” Marisol Moreno, Juan del Valle, Adriana Maresma, La China, Azucena Vega, Pablo Rodarte, and Juan Paredes.
Natalia was the artistic director of “Embrujo Flamenco” for five years, where she prepared and directed shows. She also worked with Pablo Rodarte in his company, Dance España, as a soloist dancer.
Natalia & Flamenco Underground perform regularly in the Denver area as well as other parts of Colorado. She also teaches flamenco dance classes for adults and children.
Natalia is very focused on exposing people in Colorado to this beautiful art form by bringing national and international flamenco artists to the area for performances and workshops.