Author Archives: Maggie McNamara

About Maggie McNamara

Maggie McNamara is an assistant editor at Dance Spirit.

Going Steady

As dancers, we talk a lot about “finding our centers”—but what does that actually mean? It refers to the invisibleMore »

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You Should Know: Emma Sutherland

Emma Sutherland ticks all the boxes for a winning competition dancer: ear-grazing extensions, perfect pirouettes and an explosive personality. ButMore »

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Treat Yo’ Self

This summer, many of you will experience a rare and beautiful thing: a week (or two!) off from dance. YouMore »

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You Should Know: Florrie Geller

Sixteen-year-old Florrie Geller understands what it means to chase a dream. Born in Jamestown, RI, she moved to Pennsylvania atMore »

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Meet Phoenix Lil’ Mini, 10-year-old Princess of Robotics

Next in our series of 10-year-olds who are way cooler than we could ever hope to be: Introducing Sarah Phoenix,More »

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Your Moment of Zen: Brett Novak’s “Kilian Martin: Searching Sirocco”

The parallels between dance and ice skating are pretty undisputed. There’s a whole category in the Olympics devoted to iceMore »

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