Pilates and Classical Ballet
An American in France
Meredith is a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, where she began her classical ballet training. She went on to study at Southwest Ballet Center, Walnut Hill School of Performing Arts, the School of American Ballet and the Houston Ballet Academy, where she first began practicing Pilates.
At age seventeen she started dancing professionally. In the United States and Europe she performed soloist and principal roles from the classical repertoire, Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Coppelia, Les Sylphides, The Nutcracker... as well as original works, such as Les Indes Galantes at L’Opéra de Paris.
After her participation as The Ballet Teacher on the television show Star Academy, she established her school in Paris in 2003. She now teaches and oversees the classical ballet program at La Compagnie Hallet Eghayan in Lyon.
Trained by Thierry Véziès (Romana's Pilates ®), she is a certified Instructor of Mat Class True Pilates® .
In addition to her classes at Compagnie Hallet Eghayan, she organizes workshops for pre-professionnal students and is a guest teacher at schools in the United States. Meredith is Artistic Director of ACM Ballet..
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