With over fifteen years experience in the dance industry, Colorado native Natalie Chernow is a highly sought-after instructor and choreographer who has worked with professional football and basketball dance teams, and numerous high schools, colleges, and dance studios throughout the country. Chernow moved to Miami in 2014 to assume her role as instructor for the “Hurricanettes” danceline of the University of Miami’s Frost Band of the Hour marching and pep bands, under the leadership of Director of Athletic Bands, Jay C. Rees. Soon after, she began choreographing routines for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders, and the Miami Heat Dancers.
Chernow is founder and director of the highly successful company College Dance Prep, training dancers around the country for collegiate auditions. Through extensive research, she has become an expert on collegiate dance teams, offering her students the tools and preparation needed to succeed. Chernow also serves as an instructor for the Universal Dance Association.
A business graduate of The University of Arizona, Chernow danced on the UA Pride of Arizona Pom Line for four years, serving as captain her senior year. She was head choreographer for the team, designing routines aired on the ESPN, FOX, and PAC12 Networks. Chernow’s choreography for the NCAA basketball tournament was praised and recognized by media outlets such as Comcast Sports Net and Bleacher Report. She also choreographed the team’s jazz nationals and hip hop routines.