Natalie M. Roberts
Natalie is the creator of Jenny T. Partridge, the lovable
but eccentric dance teacher from Ogden, Utah.
You might wonder where Natalie draws her inspiration from.
As the mother of Dancing Daughter, she's spent countless
hours working with and around pyscho dance moms. Of course
they aren't ALL psycho. Just some of them. Really.
Natalie works regularly with the studio director and draws
on real life experiences and people to create the characters
who live in Jenny's crazy world. And then she makes them all
a little crazier, and eccentric, of course. Sometimes,
though, that is not necessary.
"I remember hearing about the two moms here in Utah that got
into a fight at a dance competition and the police had to be
called. I thought, 'there has to be a book in this.' I was
Visit Natalie's alter ego, Natalie R. Collins for an alternate view
of life in Utah.
Pointe and Shoot, May 2008
Tapped Out, October 2007
Tutu Deadly, April 2007