Biography

Currently, Meredith is attending graduate school at the University of Iowa, working towards her MFA in Dance/Choreography.

Meredith Stapleton is a Philadelphia-based dance artist and teacher. She grew up in Harvard, MA training at Acton School of Ballet and performing with Commonwealth Ballet Company. In 2013, she graduated from  Muhlenberg College as a Dance major and Women's Studies minor. In  Spring 2012, Meredith studied in Arezzo, Italy at Accademia dell’Arte. She has attended many summer workshops, including Burklyn Ballet Theater, Alonzo King Lines School of Ballet, the Boston Conservatory, on scholarship with Summer Stages at Concord Academy, and Doug Varone & Dancers. Meredith has performed works by Corrie Cowart, Trinette Singleton, Meredith Rainey, Sean Curran, Teresa Fellion, The Bang Group, Heidi Cruz-Austin, Charlotte Boye-Christensen, Monica Bill Barnes, Melinda Myers, Armando Duarte, Shannon Alvis, and  Jeffrey Peterson. Meredith has been a company member of DanceSpora, Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet, Megan Flynn Dance Company, and The Naked Stark, and has collaborated with many independent artists and collectives in Philadelphia. She has presented her choreography across the northeast in various festivals, co-produced to Philadelphia Fringe shows, and “2 by 2” at The Iron Factory since Fall 2013. Meredith has taught at Happy Feet Dance Studio, Concord AcademyHaddonfield School of Dance, Muhlenberg College, Koresh School of Dance, Philadelphia Dance Academy, The University of Iowa, and PlayArts.