MASTERCLASS WITH MEREDITH WEBSTER
National Arts Centre
1, rue Elgin, Ottawa, (Québec), K1P 5W1
Ballet barre and contemporary repertoire (intermediate and advanced) with Meredith Webster (Ballet Master for Alonzo King LINES Ballet). Meredith Webster grew up in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, studying under Jean Wolfmeyer. She worked with Sonia Dawkins and Donald Byrd in Seattle, and earned a BS in Environmental Science from the UW before moving to San Francisco to work with LINES. In her nine seasons as a dancer with the company, Webster originated many central roles and received a Princess Grace Award. In 2014 she moved into the role of Ballet Master. Since then, she performed with Ledoh/Salt Farm, worked with the Maureen Whiting Company and co-created Empress Archer, an evening-length duet produced by The Cambrians of Chicago. Webster has served as a faculty member for all of the LINES programs, and as a guest teacher around the world. She has contributed as a writer to Dance Spirit and Conversations. This class is 1 hour and 30 minutes long and for ages 14 and up.