Kathryn Morgan and Mobile Ballet 35th Anniversary Gala

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – In today’s Gulf Coast Spotlight, we feature Mobile native Kathryn Morgan. Morgan is a professional ballet dancer who has performed on some of the biggest stages from New York to Miami and beyond.

She’s back home this week as the featured dancer at Mobile Ballet’s 35th Anniversary Gala. We had the chance to speak with her about her career, growing up in Mobile and more in our Gulf Coast Spotlight.

Kathryn Morgan Biography:

Kathryn Morgan is a modern-day ballerina, forging her career path outside the confines of corporate life. In addition to being a popular performer, teacher, judge and influencer, Kathryn is the founder of Kathryn Morgan & Friends, a community focused on the joy that ballet can bring to dancers when they are appreciated for who they are. above their skill level. .

Kathryn began her professional career in 2006 as an apprentice with New York City Ballet and was promoted to soloist in 2009. She left the company in 2012 while battling an autoimmune disease and made an impressive comeback on stage seven years later. later as a soloist with the Miami City Ballet.

She danced with MCB for a year before making the decision to step away from corporate life in 2020 to pursue dancing on her own terms. As a performer, Kathryn is known for her feminine, artistic quality and musicality; some of her most notable performances include Aurora in Peter Martins’ Sleeping Beauty, Juliet in Peter Martins’ Romeo & Juliet, and the Striptease girl in George Balanchine’s Slaughter on Tenth Avenue.

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35th Anniversary Gala Tickets and More… https://mobileballet.org/

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