natalia monteleon, director
Natalia's experience dancing and
directing Flamenco performances
has taken her to the Kennedy
Center's Terrace Theater, the New
Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival,
Wolf Trap Theater, George
Washington University's Lisner
Theater, the Warner Theater of
Washington, the Embassies of
France and Spain, the Baltimore
Museum of Art, the University of
New Orleans, and the
Contemporary Arts Center of New
Ms. Monteleon has been privileged to have performed with the guitarists Carlos Ramos and Carlos
Sanchez, with singer Manolo Leiva, and as partner with Paco del Puerto.
She has been soloist with the following dance companies: Paco del Puerto Ballet de Arte Espanol,
Ana Martinez Flamenco Dance Company, Raquel Pena Spanish Dance Company.
Among the hightlights of her career was a
peformance for then Vice President Walter
Mondale, at the request of the National
Hispanic Democratic Committee.
Her theatrical credits include original
choreography for the Gala Theater, a bilingual
ensemble company in Washington, DC, setting
the Flamenco scenes for a production of "The
House of Bernarda Alba," of Garcia Lorca.
This production was later reproduced at New
York's Publick Theater for the New York
Shakespear Festival, at which Nataila was
fortunate to have performed. She has
recorded with Borther Ah's World Music
Ensemble cd "Celebrations."