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, and Jeffrey Peterson. Meredith has worked professinally with DanceSpora, Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet, Teresa Vandenendsorge, Megan Flynn Dance Company, DRIGGProductions, Evalina Carbonell, Sean Thomas Boyt, Ashley Sleeth, Kat Sullivan, The Naked Stark, and Antonia & Artists. Meredith's choreography has been presented regularly in and near Philadelphia including InHale Performance Series, ETC Performance Series, The Outlet Dance Project, the Allentown Art Museum, and Fringearts festivals. Meredith has taught at Happy Feet Dance Studio, and Haddonfield School of Dance, and is currently on faculty at Koresh School of Dance and Muhlenberg College.