Magdalena Naruszewicz (she/her) was born in Chicago, Illinois. Naruszewicz grew up dancing and has held onto the practice ever since she started as a child. In 2014, the same year she started attending Taft High School, her father was diagnosed with cancer. Two years later, in 2016, he passed away. In 2018, Naruszewicz graduated from Taft High School and started at Columbia College Chicago that Fall as a Dance major. In 2019, she experienced a traumatic back injury. In the Spring of 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, she continued to live at home with her mother and siblings as she transitioned to remote learning. Naruszewicz continues to pursue a BFA in Dance at Columbia College Chicago and plans to graduate in 2022.
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Muhammad, Nurrah, "Interview with Magdalena Naruszewicz" (2020). Capturing Quarantine Oral Histories. 32.