choreographer

educator

artist

...Rainey makes us look inside his work and ourselves too.
- Merilyn Jackson  The Philadelphia Inquirer

...If not life as you know it, art as you love it: serious but unpretentious, even fun.

- Merilyn Jackson The Philadelphia Inquirer

The dynasty jumps to a new generation in Meredith Rainey's wonderful new Slight Shifts.
- Elizabeth Zimmer The Philadelphia Inquirer

Here Rainey succeeds in weaving the drama right into the structure of the dance...

- Eileen Fisher Philadelphia Weekly

NEW COMMISSIONS

20/21 Season

BRANDYWINE BALLET 

Premieres

May 6, 2021

InStudio Performance

The Dance Center

West Chester, PA

PENNSYLVANIA BALLET

Premiere

May 27- June 2, 2021

Virtual Season

Philadelphia, PA

TEACHING SCHEDULE

19/20

FALL 2020

University of the Arts

Drexel University

Pennsylvania Ballet

WINTER 2020

University of the Arts

Drexel University

Swarthmore College

Pennsylvania Ballet

Brandywine Ballet

SPRING 2021

University of the Arts

Swarthmore College

Pennsylvania Ballet

Brandywine Ballet

SUMMER 2021

Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts (EMIA)

WHAT DANCERS SAY

"I really enjoyed Meredith's style of teaching and encouragement/way of giving corrections. I felt he really saw everyone and that was something I really appreciated

— Jorgie, student

WHAT'S IN MY CAMERA

A LONE ONE

Lately, I have been drawn to the singular thing in my surroundings. Maybe because I have been the lone one in the room, I feel some sort of solidarity with standing in a and holding a space. These three photos are part of a larger series that I am engaged in right now.

1. I swell 2. I float  3. I roll

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