Meredith Glisson is a multidisciplinary performing artist and teacher who received her post baccalaureate in advanced studies in 2010 at la Formation Supérieure de l’Interprète à l’Auteur at the Centre Chorégraphique National de Rillieux-la-Pape/Compagnie Maguy Marin in partnership with l’Université Lumière Lyon 2 under a 3ème année de Licence Professionelle with the Départements Arts de la Scène, de l’Image et de l’Ecran, et Anthropologie. In 2005, she received her BA in Dance and French at Hollins University under the direction of Donna Faye Burchfield, who is now the director of UArts’ School of Dance. She was awarded the Herbert Berghof (HB) acting studio scholarship in 2012 and interned at the Performing Garage with the Wooster Group in 2013. She is a founding member of Chez Bushwick Inc. and served as their foreign correspondent and board member from 2006 to 2009.
In her creative works and teaching, she is interested in the ideas of existentialism and phenomenology in the approach to define performance and how to produce believable situations, using a variety of mediums to formulate into action the ideas of the human condition and archetypes of the self. She has presented her works throughout the U.S. and France.
She is a performer and collaborator with the Troupe, a creative production company, directed by Zack Winokur including residencies, performances and teaching opportunities at Baryshnikov Arts Center, Mt. Tremper Arts, Summer Stages Dance and the Yard. She has performed at La Biennale di Venezia in Jan Lauwers’s “The Slow Lie” and also participated in a workshop with Gisèle Vienne.
She has been a master lecturer in composition and performance courses at the University of the Arts since 2011 and coordinates international residencies for students during January term and studying abroad. She is also the facilitator and faculty member of UArts Dance Study Cycles, an innovative international program of intensive dance study with artistic exchange specifically for advanced undergraduate students or recent graduates seeking to build new networks across geographies.
Class Schedule, Spring 2014
|W||08:30AM - 11:20AM||Advanced Dance Composition|
|T||04:00PM - 05:20PM||Languaging Dnc,thnking Choreog|
|T||05:30PM - 06:50PM||Languaging Dnc,thnking Choreog|
|W||04:00PM - 05:20PM||Languaging Dnc,thnking Choreog|
|W||02:30PM - 03:50PM||Topics: Mvmt. Text & Vocal|
|-||Special Topics: Touring Ens.|