Ballerina Muse by Abbey Drucker

Name : Kathryn Boren @katieboren1

Birthplace : Dallas, TX

Métier : Dancer with American Ballet Theatre

Sources of inspiration : my colleagues, music, photography, passion for my art.

Sources of motivation :  my family, my own desire to be pushed and challenged, Polina Semionova

What makes you happy : a long, productive day in the studio, a good workout, the feeling of accomplishment after an exceptionally good performance, time spent with family and friends.. and puppies. A really big glass of red wine.

Favorite reads : The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera. The Secret History by Donna Tartt. Anything Stephen King.

Favorite tunes : Harry Hudson, The War on Drugs, Billie Eilish, Lany, HONNE, Rex Orange County, EXES.. and anything country.

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Favorite foods : sweet potatoes and avocados. Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds.

Beauty tips : ALWAYS remove your makeup and thoroughly cleanse your face before bedtime.

Favorite ways to unwind : glass of wine, listening to good music, reading, coloring.

What gets you in a working flow : A good playlist really helps to get me motivated to work. Also having a goal or accomplishment in mind for myself. I’m very demanding and expect a lot from myself.

What are you working on now : ABT is currently in rehearsals for our upcoming Met Season. We will be performing for 8 weeks at the Metropolitan Opera House from May 13- July 6.

Favorite motto / quote : by grace through faith. I have the words by grace tattooed on my side.

Name : Abbey Drucker  @abbeydrucker

Birthplace : Bellmore, New York

Métier : Photographer and Director

Sources of inspiration : Meditation, Nature, Figure Studies and Beautiful Souls

Sources of motivation :  Skin, Sweat, Strength and Connecting

What makes you happy : Sunshine and Holding hands, Road trips with the windows down, traveling, spending time with family and my loves, creating

Favorite readsWomen Who Run with Wolves

Favorite tunes : Jazz and Hip Hop, The Blues, Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone

Favorite foods : Japanese

Beauty tips : Yoga, Hydrate, Meditate, Sleep,Eat Whole Foods, Coconut Oil

Favorite ways to unwind : Travel, Road Trips and The Ocean

What gets you in a working flow : Matcha or Coffee, Good music , Palo Santo and Candles.

What are you working on now : A handful of Women Empowerment Projects including:
United Nations – Women’s Leadership Portrait Series, Retouch Free beauty Campaign. Fashion and  Personal Projects with Beauty, Skin and Figure Studies

Favorite motto / quote : My Grandma Anne would always say, “Inch by inch is a cinch yard by yard is very hard” – So true in work and life in general . One step at a time breaking things down.