Natalia Guslistaya – Natalie Burn
Natalia Guslistaya or Natalie Burn is an actress, choreographer, modern ballet dancer, stuntwoman and an extremely beautiful girl. Natalia entered Actors Studio, becoming a student of Al Pacino, Martin Landau and Sally Kirkland.
Her dance impressed director of London’s Royal Academy and great Maurice Bejart.
The beautiful and talented girl was born in the USSR in the family of a ballerina and a representative of scientific dynasty. She began dancing in Kiev. Then the family moved to Moscow, and Natalia continued her studies at the Moscow State Academy of Choreography at the Bolshoi Theater.
She also studied at the Royal Ballet School in London, where she was invited by the director Gailene Stock, and at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London. The girl practiced with famous choreographers in 3 studios Pineapple Studio (London), Millennium Studios (Los Angeles), and The Edge Studios (Los Angeles).
As a ballet dancer Guslistaya performed on the best stages of the world – Royal Opera House, the Bolshoi Theater, La Scala. At the same time, she actively worked as a choreographer and director of her own extraordinary shows. In 2006, Guslistaya has created her group Burning Floor.
Natalia collaborated with many bright stars – Mariah Carey, Anouk, Black Eyed Peas, Kylie Minogue, Roberto Cavalli and others.
Her shows were bright, extravagant, so unexpected, that Natalia received an invitation to work together with Maurice Bejart (1927-2007, French dancer and choreographer, theater and opera director, one of the brightest choreographers of the second half of the XX – th century).
As an actress, she was trained in many prestigious academies in the U.S. and the UK – Actors Studio (USA), Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute (USA), Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (UK).
Natalia is one of the youngest Actors Studio’s actresses and the only actress of Russian origin.
She starred in many Hollywood movies (Coffee Date (2006), Richard III (2008), Gunheavy (2008), Taxi Dance (2009), The Fear Chamber (2009), Dance Flick (2009), Rules (2009), Trail of Blood (2009), Speed-Dating (2009), Cage Free (2010) and also worked as a stage actress, playing in productions of the Actors Studio and other theaters.
In the blockbuster The Expendables 3 she played the wife of Mel Gibson’s character.
Natalia likes snowboarding, kickboxing, riding on horseback. She is very fond of snakes and keeps two five-foot pythons as pets.