MEREDITH DINCOLO

Meredith Dincolo
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ARTIST BIO

Meredith Dincolo has been dancing and teaching professionally for the past 27 years, having begun her professional career as a free-lance dancer in Chicago in 1993.  In the years following, Ms. Dincolo pursued project work both in Chicago and abroad, and joined Hubbard Street Dance Chicago as a full company member in 1996.  During her nearly 14 years with the company, Meredith performed and created works with choreographers and artists from around the world. Between 2000-2004, Meredith danced in Europe with Lyon Opera Ballet (direction, Yorgos Loukos) and Nationaltheater Mannheim (direction, Kevin O’Day) before returning to Hubbard Street in late 2004.   Most recently, Meredith performed with Robyn Mineko Williams and Artists in the premiere of Echo Mine, a full evening collaboration with the band Califone.

 

Ms. Dincolo joined the artistic staff of Hubbard Street as a company teacher and guest instructor at Lou Conte Dance Studio in 2009, while still dancing with the main company. From May 2014-May 2017, Meredith  developed and directed the Pre-Professional programs at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, serving as a principal teacher and mentor.  She has also taught for companies such as Lyon Opera Ballet, Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve, Ballett Basel, Alvin Ailey American Dance Company, Abraham.In.Motion, Jessica Lange Dance, GöteborgsOperan Danskompani, and Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. At the university level, Meredith has created works with West Virginia University and Marygrove College, and has taught master classes at George Mason University, University of Michigan, Western Michigan University and Florida State University.  She has also served as rehearsal assistant to Kyle Abraham and William Forsythe for works with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and has set the work of Alejandro Cerrudo both domestically and internationally.  Ms. Dincolo currently teaches on faculty at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, teaching the main company, and was an active member of the Lou Conte Dance Studio faculty from 2014-2020. Meredith is also on faculty at  COMMON Conservatory in Chicago, and continues to teach and set works at the professional level in the US and abroad