Alonzo King LINES Ballet Community Dance Class

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Alonzo King LINES Ballet Community Dance Class

Free Community Class


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Dance Rehearsal Studio
Free admission; tickets are required.

In conjunction with their Saturday evening performance, Alonzo King LINES Ballet will hold a FREE Master Class on Saturday morning at 10am-11am in the Dance Rehearsal Studio at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. The Master Class will be taught by Ballet Master and former company dancer Meredith Webster.

Open to dance students ages 13 and up. Comfortable ballet attire, pointe shoes are not necessary, ballet slippers are acceptable for this class. Please bring a water bottle with you. Limit of two tickets per order. All patrons entering the theater must have a ticket regardless of age. All participants must have a ticket and participate in the class. Observation of the class is not permitted.

About Meredith Webster:
Meredith Webster grew up in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, studying dance under Jean Wolfmeyer, and received further training at the Harid Conservatory and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. She then worked with Sonia Dawkins and Donald Byrd in Seattle, and earned a BS in Environmental Science from the University of Washington before moving to San Francisco to work with Alonzo King LINES Ballet. In her nine seasons as a dancer with the company, Webster performed and originated many central roles, received a Princess Grace Award, and guested at gala events around the world. In August 2014, she moved into the role of Ballet Master. In 2015 she performed INCOGNITO, a duet with Ledoh/Salt Farm as part of the SF International Arts Festival at Fort Mason, and worked with Maureen Whiting Company on Burden of Joy. In 2017 she performed in and co-created Empress Archer, an evening-length duet with Ariel Freedman, produced by The Cambrians of Chicago. Webster has served as a faculty member for the LINES Ballet BFA, Training, and Summer Programs, and as a guest teacher at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, George Mason University, Cornish College of the Arts, Spectrum Dance Theater, and Dancers’ Workshop in Jackson, WY. She has contributed as writer to Dance Spirit and Conversations.