Natalya Kusch was born in Nikopol (Ukraine).
From 1998 to 2000 she started her career in Opera and Ballet Theatre in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine), after she moved to Vienna (Austria) in order to study classical ballet with her Russian ballet teacher Shida Mubaryakova. From 2005 to 2013, she was member and soloist in the ballet of the Vienna opera under Gyula Harangozo and later Manuel Legris.
Her desire to move to Australia started when she danced the “Corsaire” pas de deux with Daniel Gaudiello at a ballet gala in 2012. In 2013, she took the first opportunity to work as a principal dancer with the Queensland Ballet under Li Cunxin. In 2015, she reached her goal to join the Australian Ballet under David McAllister