Author Archives: Kathleen McGuire

About Kathleen McGuire

Former ballet dancer Kathleen McGuire is a freelance writer based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Building a Fitness Empire

You may have noticed Broadway dancer Emily Hsu’s vibrant leggings and sports bras in dance and yoga studios across theMore »

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Variation Variations

One of the great hallmarks of ballet is its reverence for the classics—which means generation after generation of ballerinas hasMore »

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Pointe Shoe #Hacks

Every ballet dancer has a pointe shoe prep process that’s akin to a sacred ritual. And while some modifications areMore »

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Making Photos Dance

Every NYC Dance Project image feels like a glimpse into something greater: a dance that’s happening behind a curtain, inMore »

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Digging Deep

You already know that taking on a new role requires lots of homework, from perfecting the steps to figuring outMore »

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From Ballerina to Wellness Guru

Dancers need more than balance at the barre to be successful—they need it in life, too. That’s where Jessica Spinner’sMore »

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