Kristen McGrew received her early training in Tennessee under master teachers such as the world renowned Anna-Marie Holmes. She has danced with professional companies Eglevsky Ballet, Charleston Ballet Theater, Bravo Dance!, Tennessee Festival Ballet and Ballet Theater of Pennsylvania. Ms. McGrew has worked as a guest artist throughout the Eastern U.S. and performed across the country as well as dancing principal roles in the classics and world premieres where she served as the inspiration for many new pieces that were created specifically for her. Her resume includes classical, contemporary and modern works. She was the Ballet Mistress at The Eglevsky Ballet for ten years under the directorship of Ali Pourfarrokh before becoming the Artistic Director of Nomad Contemporary Ballet and currently teaches at The Ailey School on the ballet faculty for Junior Division and The Professional Performing Arts School and American Theater Dance Workshop, the official New York school of Nomad Contemporary Ballet.
On April 20, 2016