“Admirers of New York City Ballet’s Kathryn Morgan probably asked themselves the same question when the company promoted her to soloist last October: ‘What took them so long?'” ….
“But Mr. Wheeldon chose Ms. Morgan, impressed by her promise and her ‘tempestuousness’. She took her bows before a cheering State Theater audience…Curtain calls, bouquets and a tepid review from The New York Times: Welcome to center stage.” ….
“Ballerina Kathryn Morgan was a star soloist, until she developed a thyroid condition that wreaked havoc on her body. She joins us to discuss her journey through illness and how she is retaking the stage.” ….
“Her beautiful performance betrayed the fact that earlier in the year, an energy-sucking thyroid condition causing weight gain, hair loss and merciless migraines had forced her to give up her NYCB spot and move back to Mobile.” ….
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